Alice’s Story – “Had I not called “911” I would most probably not be here”

"My name is Alice and I am a 64yr old female who is employed at Mohegan Sun Casino. I am a shift manager at the Bus Lobby and I would consider my position to be overall moderately stressful. I mention this to alert you to the fact that not everyone displays the same symptoms and I hope by sharing my [...]

By |December 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

RESIDENTS AND EMPLOYEES TAKE STEPS TO BEAT HEART DISEASE AT EASTERN CT HEART WALK

The American Heart Association will hold its annual Eastern Connecticut Heart Walk on Sunday, September 24 at Mohegan Reservation in Uncasville. Over 1,500 supporters and survivors are expected to attend and raise funds to support cardiovascular research and education.   Walk activities begin at 9:00am. Prior to the walk kick-off, participants can enjoy complimentary health screenings, a kid’s zone with [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

AETNA SIGNS ON AS SIGNATURE SPONSOR OF AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION‘S 2017 CONNECTICUT HEART BALL

KAY MOONEY OF AETNA NAMED CAMPAIGN CHAIR The American Heart Association announces that Aetna has signed on as the signature sponsor of the American Heart Association’s 2017 Connecticut Heart Ball. Kay Mooney, Vice President of Benefits and Well-being at Aetna will serve as the event’s chair, leading all fundraising efforts. The Connecticut Heart Ball, the American Heart Association’s signature social [...]

By |September 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nominate Someone You Know For the Stroke & Caregivers Virtual Gallery Presented by Hoffman Auto Group

Nominate Someone You Know For the Stroke & Caregivers Virtual Gallery Presented by Hoffman Auto Group If you want to nominate yourself or someone else to be part of the Stroke & Caregiver Survivor Virtual Gallery, please read the following details, and then click on the link below share your story! The American Heart Association has teamed up with Hoffman Auto [...]

By |August 31st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2017 GREATER HARTFORD HEART WALK CO-CHAIRS

The American Heart Association, the largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases, announces Corliss Montesi of Stanley Black and Decker and Mary Anne Cannon of Pratt & Whitney as co-chairs of the 2017 Hartford Heart Walk. The Hartford Heart Walk will take place on Saturday, October 14 at Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford.  As [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

AETNA FOUNDATION AND AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION TEAM UP

The American Heart Association and the Aetna Foundation have teamed up to build healthier minds and bodies by building Teaching Gardens, together. The American Heart Association is pleased to announce that the Aetna Foundation will sponsor a two-year, multi-phase Teaching Gardens program in Boston and Hartford, Conn. The program will fund four Teaching Gardens at local schools in both cities [...]

By |July 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rylan’s Story

My husband, Ray and I were expecting our second child. We were full of excitement and couldn't wait to introduce our little one to his big brother, Hayden. Hayden was three at the time. Rylan was born on Monday, October 6th weighing 9lbs - 1 ounce at Waterbury Hospital. He had a 9.9 APGAR (which measures a newborn’s health from [...]

By |June 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Combo of smaller meds may just be the dose to lower blood pressure

Combined smaller doses of blood pressure medications may be effective with fewer side effects than standard single doses, according to preliminary research. In the first review to compare quarter-dose therapy to standard dose and placebo, researchers found that two medications in combination was just as effective as one standard dose of blood pressure-lowering medication. They also found that four medications [...]

By |June 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables For Healthier Families

Summer brings an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables to grocery stores, farmers markets and local gardens. That means more opportunities to add tasty and heart-healthy foods to your everyday meals. Strawberries, tomatoes, cantaloupe and other seasonal produce taste good and help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. About one in three American kids and teens are overweight [...]

By |June 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Christine couldn’t believe she was having a heart attack. She was too young. But her heart stopped four times and she credits the quick action of the healthcare providers who performed CPR. Here is Christine’s story.

I'm 38 now. Single. I live in Stamford CT. I grew up in Westchester County, graduated from Stanford University and have lived a lot of lives between Manhattan, Chicago & Charlotte. I'm the Marketing Director for a restaurant group and I'm an independent consultant and team leader with a premium anti-age skincare company (Rodan + Fields). My father says, if [...]

By |March 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments