5 Healthy Holiday Travel Tips

We all know how busy the holiday season can be. We spend a lot of traveling between our family and friend’s houses or we even make time to go on a little vacation! It can be a stressful time and can also lead to a lot of sitting on planes and cars or even a [...]

By |December 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Staying Warm With An Indoor Workout

The desire to stay in shape may start to lessen when the temperatures drop and all you want to do is stay inside snuggled by the fire. But don’t give up on your health goals just because winter is beginning to show its face! There are plenty exercises that can be done in the comfort [...]

By |December 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

8 Ways to Hack your Holiday Recipes

Hacking a few of your traditional recipes this holiday season is smart for your heart. November is Eat Smart Month which is a great time to take a hard look at your recipes and incorporate simple swaps to make your favorite dishes healthier for the whole family. “The American Heart Association recommends adults eat at [...]

By |November 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eat Smart During National Nutrition Month in March

Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean dieting or giving up all the foods you love. During National Nutrition Month in March, the American Heart Association is encouraging Americans to eat smart by ditching the junk, and giving the body the nutrient-dense fuel it needs. A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons in the [...]

By |March 7th, 2018|Heart Health, Nutrition|0 Comments

Go Red For Women Social Media

You know heart disease is the No. 1 killer in women. You know it’s time to fight back. And now it’s time to share your knowledge with others. Together, we have the power to save lives.  Help us spread the word by sharing our suggested social media content and help educate the women in your [...]

By |December 13th, 2017|Go Red For Women|0 Comments

American Heart Association Warns of Snow Shoveling Health Hazards

The American Heart Association says that for most people, shoveling snow may not lead to any health problems. However, the association warns that the risk of a heart attack during snow shoveling may increase for some, stating that the combination of colder temperatures and physical exertion increases the workload on the heart. People who are [...]

By |December 12th, 2017|CPR, Heart Health|0 Comments

Heart-Healthy Tips for the Holiday Season

The holidays are a time for celebrating with family and friends, but often stress inhibits our abilities to enjoy the holiday season.  From shopping to cooking to events, we are often packing our schedules while forgetting about our health. A 2016 report in the Journal of the American Heart Association noted that heart-related deaths spike [...]

By |December 8th, 2017|Heart Health, Nutrition, Stroke|0 Comments

Healthy Drink Options Should be the Default Choice in Kid’s Meals

Eating out used to be a special treat for families. But with our increasingly busy lifestyles more families need to grab a quick meal than ever before.  Restaurant kid's meals now represent a larger percentage of a child's calories on a weekly basis, and more often than not the default beverage that is sold as [...]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Kids, Sugary Drinks|0 Comments

NH Knitters Wanted for Little Hats, Big Hearts Program

The American Heart Association | American Stroke Association is calling all knitters to participate in the Little Hats, Big Hearts program, which donates red caps to area hospitals during the month of February. This initiative provides approximately 1,000 newborns with a handmade, red infant cap during American Heart Month. “Little Hats, Big Hearts” celebrates heart [...]

By |November 13th, 2017|Children's Health, Kids|2 Comments

Raising the sales age of tobacco in NH

The American Heart Association and other partners in the fight to end tobacco use are working on legislation in New Hampshire to raise the legal sales age for tobacco from 18 to 21 years.  This is an emerging policy tool for advocates to reduce youth initiation of tobacco. Maine passed a statewide law this year, [...]

By |November 8th, 2017|Kids, Smoking|0 Comments