3 Ways To Get Healthier For Heart Month

February is American Heart Month! While nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented through education and lifestyle changes, cardiovascular diseases continue to be a huge health threat. To treat, beat and prevent heart disease and stroke, Americans should understand family health history, know their five key personal health numbers to help determine risk [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Upper Valley Celebrates Life With Go Red for Women Luncheon

One in three. That’s the price women pay for cardiovascular disease. Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 women’s deaths each year, more than all cancers combined. On February 8, the Upper Valley Go Red for Women Luncheon celebrated the energy, passion and courage of women who are leading the charge to end heart [...]

By |February 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Little Red Hats Make a Big Impact in New Hampshire

Knitters across New Hampshire came together for an important cause this February. Hundreds of volunteers helped to knit red baby hats for the American Heart Association’s Little Hats, Big Hearts program this year. Little Hats, Big Hearts raises awareness about family heart health and congenital heart defects, the most common type of birth defect in [...]

By |February 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Make Your Superbowl Sunday A Healthy One

The big game is coming up, it’s time to take out the jerseys and lucky socks and watch your team win the Superbowl! While being a football fan is a lot of fun, it can also be tough on your health. It’s hard to control your stress levels while watching the game, but at least [...]

By |January 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kick Off American Heart Month By Wearing Red Feb 1!

Morgan Jones, of Londonderry, NH, thought she was the picture of health when she collapsed one evening while out with her daughter. Heart disease is the No.1 killer of women, taking more lives than all forms of cancer combined, and Morgan had a complete heart block. She underwent immediate surgery to install a pacemaker and [...]

By |January 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Safety Tips For When It Snows

Snow can be a nuisance. It can mean waking up early to dig out your car, a stressful commute to work, and can leave you with a chill all day. But snow can also be dangerous for your health. Many people aren't conditioned to the physical stress of vigorous outdoor activities, like lifting a heavy [...]

By |January 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Hampshire Heart Ball Chair Takes Mission to Heart

The 2019 New Hampshire Heart Ball is scheduled for Saturday, April 13 at Wentworth By The Sea in New Castle, NH. This year’s Heart Ball will be chaired by Josh St.Croix, Account Executive at Cross Insurance. The American Heart Association’s 2019 New Hampshire Heart Ball is a celebration of the mission, passion, work, and life-changing [...]

By |January 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jenny Barba of BioVentures Investors Chairs Upper Valley Go Red for Women Luncheon

Jenny Barba of BioVentures Investors, a medical device venture capital fund, is serving as the volunteer executive chairman of the American Heart Association 2019 Upper Valley Go Red for Women® Luncheon. Barba, a venture partner with BioVentures Investors, brings 20 years of experience as a strategic advisor in the healthcare financing industry, specializing in medical [...]

By |January 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Easy New Year’s Resolutions

Resolutions can be hard to stick to, especially when we set ourselves up for goals that are too hard to reach. This year, set attainable goals and see how far you can truly go. Wellness doesn't necessarily mean going to the extremes and running miles or going vegan. Do what's right for you, sometimes simple [...]

By |January 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Make A Lifestyle Change This Year

It’s that time of year again, the time for New Year’s resolutions! Fitness and health goals are set and January is spent trying to achieve these goals. As months go by and the excitement fades, the gym is suddenly less crowded and resolutions disappear. This year, don’t let your resolutions fade. Set positive intentions for [...]

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