hidden New Hampshire Companies Recognized for Creating Healthier Workplaces

New Hampshire Companies Recognized for Creating Healthier Workplaces

Building a workplace culture of health, including a healthy workplace environment, can lead to increased productivity, less absenteeism and reduced cost growth trend in health expenditure. The American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index is recognizing 6 organizations in New Hampshire for investing in the health of their workforce and workplace. The American Heart Association,

hidden New Hampshire Heart Transplant Survivor Lobbying for Policy Change

New Hampshire Heart Transplant Survivor Lobbying for Policy Change

Pittsfield resident Parker Bolton and his mom, Casey Bolton, visited Washington DC this week to lobby on behalf of the American Heart Association. Parker is 10 years old and a congenital heart defect and heart transplant survivor. The Boltons met with New Hampshire congressional members to advocate for policy change around restricting tobacco flavorings to reduce

hidden Helene Thibodeau of Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network to Chair the Premiere CycleNation Event in New Hampshire

Helene Thibodeau of Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network to Chair the Premiere CycleNation Event in New Hampshire

Helene Thibodeau DNP, RN, CRRN, NEA-BC, Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer of Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network, has taken on the role of Chairperson of the 2019 New Hampshire CycleNation. The American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, will be unveiling New Hampshire’s first-ever CycleNation on November 14

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Growing Healthy Hearts in New Hampshire

The American Heart Association and PROCON are working together to make Manchester, New Hampshire a healthier place for children and their families. The American Heart Association’s Growing Healthy Hearts program, locally sponsored by PROCON, has been brought to Gossler Park Elementary School and the Boys & Girls Club of Manchester. The program will distribute monthly

hidden Go Red for Women Luncheon Empowers New Hampshire Hearts

Go Red for Women Luncheon Empowers New Hampshire Hearts

Candace Couture was training for marathons when it was becoming just a little more difficult for her. A routine appointment showed she had high blood pressure, but she wasn’t convinced she needed to go to the emergency room. Candace’s family had a history of high blood pressure, but she never thought it would affect her.

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New Hampshire Tobacco Sales Age

In Response to the NH State Budget setting the Tobacco Sales Age at 19 years: The American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network are deeply disappointed by the action of NH lawmakers and Governor Sununu in coming to an agreement on a state budget that raises the age for tobacco sales

hidden The Epidemic Of Vaping

The Epidemic Of Vaping

By Guest Blogger Emily Knight. E-cigarettes have been falsely marketed as a safe alternative to traditional cigarettes and as a tool to help adult smokers quit. Tobacco companies are targeting youth and addicting a new generation to tobacco and nicotine, reversing the decades-long progress that has been made in reducing youth tobacco use. In New

hidden Health Crisis Remains In The Heart Of Hispanic Culture

Health Crisis Remains In The Heart Of Hispanic Culture

With about 56.6 million of our nation’s population being of Hispanic decent, it is important that the largest growing minority group know their risks for heart disease and stroke. National Hispanic Heritage Month spans from September 15 to October 15 and while it is a great time to celebrate the amazing music, art, language, food,

hidden NH Survivors Share Stories of Triumph Over Heart Disease

NH Survivors Share Stories of Triumph Over Heart Disease

If you asked Lisa Renauld how healthy she was at age 54 on a scale of 1-10, she would’ve said a 9, without question. That was until she woke up one morning with a heaviness in her chest that came and went throughout the day. The pain started to radiate down her left arm and