The 2020 Go Red for Women® Luncheon will be held on Thursday, March 19 at the Holiday Inn By the Bay in Portland. This 11th annual American Heart Association event aims to educate attendees about heart disease and stroke in women while raising research funds to help educate, diagnose, and treat these diseases. This
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Planning a trip can be a lot of fun, but your heart health is never on vacation. Traveling to a faraway place doesn’t need to be off limits because you are a caretaker, have heart disease, or have experienced a heart attack or stroke. A few simple precautions can ensure your trip is smooth sailing! You
With Father’s Day approaching along with many summer barbecues with family and friends, remember that grilling is a fun and flavorful way to cook. The best part is that grilling can be one of the healthiest ways to cook! Just follow the American Heart Association’s top ten tips for healthy grilling and barbecuing. Pick the
The American Heart Association in Maine will hold its 3rd annual Go Red “Purse-onality” event on Wednesday, June 26 at the Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport from 5-7 PM. This event features a silent auction of more than 25 purse packages donated by local supporters. Each purse is hand-selected and filled with items and mementos that reflect
During American Stroke Month in May, the American Stroke Association is encouraging Mainers to join together to end one of the leading causes of death and preventable disability in the state and in the U.S. Despite claiming more than 133,000 lives annually and being a leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the U.S., stroke
Harmony Hebert was awarded the American Heart Association’s Lifestyle Award, sponsored by Boston Scientific, at the Central Maine Heart Walk in Lewiston on April 28th. Harmony shares her journey over the past year and what she hopes for the future in her own words. My name is Harmony Hebert and I am capable! These