CONNECTICUT KIDS MEET WITH LAWMAKERS TO PUSH SALE AGE OF TOBACCO TO 21

Kids to share 21 reasons for supporting Tobacco 21 in CT Students from around Connecticut participate in a press conference at the State Capitol showing support of raising the tobacco sale age to 21. Today, students of all ages came to the Connecticut Legislative Building to meet with legislators and share reasons for supporting ‘Tobacco 21’- raising the sale age [...]

By |March 28th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nutrition Tips For Healthier Families

March is National Nutrition Month and the American Heart Association is working to help kids and families live heart-healthy lives by setting healthier diet goals. About one in three American kids and teens are overweight or obese, which can lead to a broad range of health problems. You can help your child develop healthy habits early in life that will [...]

By |March 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

“If I Had Not Questioned the Evaluation, I Would Not Be Here Today”

I have always tried to be healthy - I go to the gym to workout, eat healthy, rarely drink, never smoked, and yet I am a survivor of heart disease. It started years ago when I learned that I had a heart murmur. The heart murmur required no medications, but just something one lives with based on its condition.  Over [...]

By |February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The American Stroke Association receives $11.1 million gift from The Henrietta B. and Frederick H. Bugher Foundation

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke, announces its fifth major philanthropic gift from the Henrietta B. and Frederick H. Bugher Foundation. With its latest gift, the Bugher Foundation will invest more than $11.1 million to fund the creation of a new targeted research network in hemorrhagic [...]

By |February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mike’s Story

I have no recollection of the day that changed my life forever. I’ll only be able to tell the stories that I’ve been told. The evening of my sudden cardiac arrest, the doctors told my parents that I had a one in a million chance to survive. Although I’ve had many experiences that I will never forget, I will never [...]

By |January 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Super Simple Game Day Playbook

The American Heart Association | American Stroke Association set the scrimmage line on game day feasts.  It’s time for the big game, and you know what that means! Time to grab your jersey, don your lucky socks, and grab some munchies before kickoff. But can you keep it healthy at your game-watching bash? Yes! Whether you’re cheering on your favorite [...]

By |January 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

THINK AHEAD: SAVE ON RED

You’ve surely noticed, in all those shopping trips this December, that there’s one color dominating the clothing choices: red. And in the approaching Christmas days, as you are shopping, it is a great time to look for red sweaters, tops, dresses and lights to adorn your home or business in honor of National Wear Red Day, Friday February 2, 2018. [...]

By |December 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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