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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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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

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Take Steps to be Healthy For Good

It’s time to start Heartwalking to be Healthy For Good.  The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s new Healthy For Good movement is designed to provide science-based recommendations, tools, tips and motivation to build healthier behaviors.  It’s all about small steps that can be done each day that will make a big difference tomorrow.

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Shoreline Heart Walk is Back at the Boardwalk

When you think of the Boardwalk do you think of funnel cakes and ice cream cones?  It’s time to change that perception and start Heartwalking on the Boardwalk to be Healthy For Good. The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association is happy to announce that the annual Shoreline Heart Walk will return to the

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Top Dog Challenge Encourages Residents to be Healthy For Good

The American Heart Association will hold its annual Bergen Passaic Heart Walk at Express-Scripts Campus in Franklin Lakes, NJ on Sunday, October 1st.  Heart Walks are the signature community event for the American Heart Association’s Healthy For GoodTM movement, which encourages Americans to lead healthier lives by delivering science-based recommendations, tools, tips and motivation to

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Local Doctor Leads New Jersey Heart Walk

Dr. Mark William Connolly, Chairman of the Department of Surgery Attending, Division of Cardiothoracic, at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, will serve as chairman of the 2017 Bergen Passaic Heart Walk, scheduled for Sunday October 1, at Express-Scripts Campus in Franklin Lakes, NJ. The Bergen Passaic Heart Walk, locally sponsored by St. Joseph’s Healthcare System,

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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