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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

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American Heart Association and Amerigroup Foundation Donate 500 Infant CPR Kits

The American Heart Association (Association) with the support from the Amerigroup Foundation has donated 500 Infant CPR Anytime® kits to Cooper University Health Care for use in training new parents on emergency lifesaving techniques. Cooper will provide the Infant CPR Anytime® kits to parents whose babies are discharged from the hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

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Tips for a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season

The holidays are a time for celebrating with family and friends, but sometimes stress can turn us into a holiday Grinch.  During the season of giving, we often feel burdened with a long to-do list and packed schedules.  And this can mean we forget about our health. Recent research published by the American Heart Association

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Summer Tips for a Healthy Heart

Summer can bring many happy memories – family vacations, summer camp, days at the shore, staying up late and watching the sun set.  No matter what your summer traditions include, be sure to keep in mind your heart and brain health throughout the longer daylight hours. According to the American Heart Association and American Stroke

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Be Prepared for Summer Safety– Learn CPR!

By Al Rundio, Guest Blogger Summer has arrived! Whether you’re spending time by the Jersey Shore or by the local pool, the American Heart Association encourages families to be prepared for summer safety by learning cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR. Accidents, choking and drowning are leading causes of death in children. Every day, about ten people

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From Our Hearts to Your’s: Thank You!

The holidays are upon us and it is the time of giving.  The giving of gifts, the giving of time, the giving of goodwill…and most importantly, the giving of thanks. As volunteers who have been personally affected by heart disease, we want to thank every person who has supported the American Heart Association | American

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NJ Has Heart

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.  You’ve heard of us.  All good things.  But what do we really do?  Where do we do what we do?  And who benefits from our mission? The answers to these questions are relatively simple.  We’re building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. We’re there every