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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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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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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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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,

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Prevent Heart Disease & Stroke at the Jersey Shore

By Kenneth N. Sable, M.D. MBA, FACEP, Guest Blogger It’s time for the Jersey Shore to hit heart disease and stroke out of the park! As president of Jersey Shore University Medical Center, I see firsthand every day the effects of cardiovascular diseases on patients throughout the Jersey Shore.  While medical advancements have helped in

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Lace Up and Go

On April 6, countless numbers of New Jerseyans will lace up their sneakers and walk to commemorate the annual American Heart Association’s National Walking Day. This year, there’s a fun way to participate nationally: everyone who walks on April 6 can “donate” their minutes walked to the American Heart Association by posting their minutes on

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Fall in Love with Fitness this Fall

Are you excited for Fall?!  Apple picking, flannel shirts, pumpkin spice… everything.  Fall is the perfect time of year to get outside and be active. Just as the leaves begin to change, how about changing up your exercise routine?  New season, new routine.  Don’t let boredom (or any other excuse) get in your way of