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Local Executive Leads Heart Walk in South Jersey

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recently announced Michael A. Sgro, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of American Water in Voorhees, NJ, will serve as chair of the 2017 Southern New Jersey Spring Heart Walk scheduled for Saturday, May 20 in Ocean City, NJ. The Southern New Jersey Spring Heart Walk,

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Local Survivor Supports Heart Walk at Jersey Shore

On October 29, Christine Rochelle of Wall, a congenital heart defect and stroke survivor, will walk to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke as she serves as survivor ambassador for the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Shoreline Heart Walk at FirstEnergy Park, home of the Lakewood BlueClaws, in Lakewood, NJ. Shortly after

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Local Executive Leads Heart Walk in Central New Jersey

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recently announced David R. Hill, executive vice president and general counsel of NRG Energy, Inc. in Princeton, NJ, will serve as chair of the 2016 Central New Jersey Heart Walk scheduled for Friday, September 30 at Arm & Hammer Park, Home of the Trenton Thunder, in Trenton,

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Casino Night Helps Stack the Deck Against No. 1 Killer

By Ron & Maria Importico, Co-Chairs, Casino Night Nearly 801,000 people in the U.S. died from heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases in 2013. That’s about one of every three deaths in America. That equates to about 2,200 Americans dying each day from these diseases, one every 40 seconds. However, what’s most encouraging is

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Christine Rochelle Goes Red For Women

Christine Rochelle was born an average baby girl, except for a loud heart murmur that her delivery room nurses discovered shortly after her birth.  She was diagnosed with pulmonary valve stenosis, a thickened or fused heart valve that does not allow proper blood flow from the heart to the lungs.  At 6 months old, Christine