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

hidden Jersey Shore Leader Named Chairman of CycleNation New Jersey

Jersey Shore Leader Named Chairman of CycleNation New Jersey

The American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, recently announced Bob Gold, one of the world’s leading behavioral technologists and founder of GoMo Health, will chair CycleNationTM New Jersey scheduled for Sunday, April 7, 2019 at the Asbury Park Boardwalk in Asbury Park, NJ. CycleNation is the American Stroke Association’s newest event

hidden Time to Act F.A.S.T. at the NJ State House

Time to Act F.A.S.T. at the NJ State House

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association hosted an event at the State House on Monday, May 21 to re-enact a stroke situation to show legislators, media and the public the signs of stroke and to explain the necessary steps to save a patient experiencing a stroke while urging support of pending legislation which

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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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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Two New Jersey Executives Join Founders Affiliate Board

East Hanover and Hainesport executives join American Heart Association board overseeing Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island & Vermont. The American Heart Association (AHA), the nation’s oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to reducing cardiovascular disease and stroke risks, announced its Founders Affiliate new slate of board directors for the 2017-2018

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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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Hospital Executive Leads Heart Walk in South Jersey

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recently announced Alfred Campanella, Executive Vice President, Strategic Business Growth and Analytics at Virtua, will serve as chairman of the 2017 Southern NJ Fall Heart Walk scheduled for Saturday, October 21 at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken, NJ. The Southern NJ Fall Heart Walk, locally sponsored by

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Local Executive Leads Heart Walk in Central NJ

Gabriel Borsotto, MD, Vice President Specialty, US Medical, Bristol Myers Squibb, will serve as chairman of the 2017 Central NJ Heart Walk scheduled for Saturday, October 7 at Arm & Hammer Park, Home of the Trenton Thunder, in Trenton, NJ. The Central NJ Heart Walk, locally sponsored by Bristol Myers Squibb, Capital Health, NRG Energy,