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Protect Your Heart In The Heat

With the weather temps spiking, be sure to protect your heart in the heat. High temperatures can be hard on the heart and can put you at risk for suffering heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Doctors recommend using good judgment when it comes to activities outside in the heat and to stay hydrated. During hot

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June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

When you think of summer, you can’t help but dream about days at the beach, hikes in the mountains, or BBQ’s with fresh fruits and veggies. June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month and the American Heart Association is encouraging Americans to add color to their meals throughout the month as part of their

hidden A Healthy Heart For Dad Is The Greatest Gift

A Healthy Heart For Dad Is The Greatest Gift

What’s a great gift for Dad that comes neatly packaged, has a cool beat and looks great in red? A healthy heart! Give your dad the best gift of all by joining him in living a heart healthy lifestyle. Healthy lifestyles can help prevent heart disease and stroke, and help Dad and the whole family

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Survivor Karey Packard Encourages Granite Staters To Learn CPR

Guest Blog, Karey Packard. Eight years ago, I suffered cardiac arrest in my home. My 16-year-old daughter and I were cleaning our house when I collapsed. She immediately called 9-1-1 and performed CPR on me, saving my life. The American Heart Association states about 70 percent of out of hospital cardiac arrests happen in homes. 

hidden The New Hampshire Heart Walk Is Two Days Away!

The New Hampshire Heart Walk Is Two Days Away!

Are you ready to walk? A healthy lifestyle is our best weapon against heart disease and stroke – the nation’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers. At the New Hampshire Heart Walk on Saturday, June 1, hundreds will walk at Derryfield Park in Manchester, NH in support of local survivors and to raise awareness for

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Finding My Why

Guest Blog by Mike Ramshaw I have struggled with weight loss throughout my entire adult life.  I would gain weight, lose it, and then put even more back on.  I have tried virtually every diet out there. I always lead an active life playing sports and going places with my wife of 21 years (we

hidden Seven Habits To Prevent Stroke

Seven Habits To Prevent Stroke

May is American Stroke Month and the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, wants you to know that 80 percent of strokes can be prevented. A healthy lifestyle is our greatest weapon against heart disease and stroke, check out these seven tips that will make a difference in your health! Don’t

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Spring Into A New Work Out Routine

The weather is changing in New Hampshire! Besides a little rain, warmer days are here and that means it’s time to switch up your work out. The American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes of heart-pumping physical activity a week. If you’re not reaching that number, you’re not alone. About one in three adults

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Calling All Pet Parents!

Do you have the cutest pet in all of New Hampshire? Then we think that they should be the mascot for the New Hampshire Heart Walk! It’s easy – just make a $25 donation to your Heart Walk team page, then email a photo of your pet to Caela Goumas at Caela.Goumas@heart.org. Don’t forget to

hidden Five Ways To Move More At Work And Make It Count

Five Ways To Move More At Work And Make It Count

We spend a lot of time sitting. Whether it’s at our desks, in front of our tv, or in the car – most of our time is not spent being physically active. Only 26 percent of men and 19 percent of women meet the recommended amount of activity of 150 minutes per week of moderate