hidden Heart Survivor Takes Steps to Be Healthy for Good

Heart Survivor Takes Steps to Be Healthy for Good

October 19, 2014, started out just like any other day for me.  I headed to the gym as I did every Sunday at 8am. While working out, all seemed well until I started to feel dizziness, blurry vision, nausea, rapid heartbeat and was sweating profusely. Thankfully, a gym employee noticed I was in distress and called 911. Unaware

hidden Move More and Make it Count!

Move More and Make it Count!

The American Heart Association’s Healthy for Good movement is based on the simple premise that small steps add up to big results. The little things you do today could make a big difference for your health in the future. Healthy for Good is based on four main pillars: move more, eat smart, add color and

hidden Former athlete shares heart journey, inspiring him to create awareness for young atheletes.

Former athlete shares heart journey, inspiring him to create awareness for young atheletes.

My survivor story is something more unconventional compared to patients who have experienced what I have been going through these last 3 years of my life. My name is Michael Mosconi, and I am a 23-year-old Digital Marketer who resides in New Jersey, making the commute to New York City daily.  Every person I encounter

hidden Calling All New Jersey Heart & Stroke Heroes

Calling All New Jersey Heart & Stroke Heroes

Have you or someone you know ever witnessed a cardiac or stroke emergency and taken action? The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association is currently seeking nominations for the 2019 New Jersey American Heart and Stroke Hero Awards, locally supported by RWJBarnabas Health. These awards recognize individuals of any age, as well as groups,

hidden Food Lover Shares Her Fitness Journey to Loving Herself

Food Lover Shares Her Fitness Journey to Loving Herself

By: Michele Pinto, Guest Blogger and Volunteer, American Heart Association I’m Michele, a girl who has always had a big love and passion for food.  It has been an obsession my entire life.  My stomach, as my family would say, is a “bottomless pit” and I never get full.  Because of this, my weight was