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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

hidden Critical Care Nurse Turned Patient Joins Heart Walk in Ocean City

Critical Care Nurse Turned Patient Joins Heart Walk in Ocean City

As a critical care nurse for nearly 25 years, Melissa Bailey knew all the signs of heart disease, but she was the first to deny them when she started experiencing them first-hand. Bailey admits that even her co-workers began to notice when she began having undeniable chest pain and shortness of breath. “I kept making

hidden New Jersey Leaders to Co-Chair Garden State Go Red For Women Luncheon

New Jersey Leaders to Co-Chair Garden State Go Red For Women Luncheon

The American Heart Association recently announced that Aliya F. Browne, M.Div., D.O., FACC, principal owner of Designed 4 Wellness and Eileen Cardile, MS, RN, CNA, chair of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association South-Central New Jersey Regional Board of Directors, will serve as co-chairs of the 16th Annual Garden State Go Red For

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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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Local President and CEO Leads Northern NJ Heart Walk

Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), Livingston, New Jersey, will serve as chairman of the 2017 Greater Northern NJ Heart Walk scheduled for Sunday, October 22 at Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, NJ. As chair of the event, Mr. Zieniewicz will recruit volunteers, businesses and

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A Better Night’s Sleep For A Healthier Heart

If you’re constantly cutting out hours of sleep to catch up on the things that you can’t get done during the day, you may want to rethink your habits. Not getting enough Z’s can actually affect cardiovascular health. Researchers have found that sleep issues, especially not sleeping enough, obstructive sleep apnea and insomnia can influence