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American Heart Association Names New Maine Board President, Chair

The American Heart Association (AHA) is the nation’s oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to reducing cardiovascular disease and stroke risks. The AHA in Maine recently appointed new leadership for its Board of Directors.  Dr. Dervilla McCann, Chief of Population Health at Central Maine Medical Center, is the new Board President. Mindy Beyer, Quality Improvement Specialist

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New CycleNation Event Comes to Bangor Waterfront on Sunday, June 10

CycleNation is the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s (AHA/ASA) new, relay-style stationary cycling event aimed at putting the brakes on stroke and heart disease. The AHA/ASA will bring this event to the Bangor Waterfront for the first time on Sunday, June 10 with “CycleNation Bangor”. “Teams will band together for high-energy, endorphin-pumping, 25-minute cycling sessions

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May is American Stroke Month: Maine Survivors Share Their Stories

During American Stroke Month in May, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) 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

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Coastal Ridge Elementary in York Wins National Heart Association Award

The American Heart Association’s (AHA) “Heart Healthy School Award” is a national award given to only one school in the United States. This year’s winner is Coastal Ridge Elementary School in York, Maine and was chose out of 500 nominees nationwide. Coastal Ridge Elementary has participated in the AHA’s Jump Rope For Heart program for