American Heart Association
A new “back to the land” movement is starting to sprout in region elementary schools.
Students from Highland's Johnston Elementary School get their hands in the dirt Thursday as they help plant a garden.
Master gardener Joe Janostak, of Highland, helps Johnston Elementary second-grade students Michael Pottorf and Aidan Boyle, right, plant lettuce Thursday at the Highland school.
MERRILLVILLE | The American Heart Association raised nearly $600,000 for cardiovascular research, education and advocacy at Saturday's Heart of Gold Gala, the group announced Tuesday.
Under a sunny blue sky early Wednesday afternoon, 116 ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor workers traversed a hilly, muddy and sometimes sandy path on a mile-long loop through a patch of woods on company property.
PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department will host two American Heart Association CPR classes in April.
CROWN POINT | Fact: 29.9 percent of children are obese or overweight and heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.
Kindergarten student Martina Healy pulls a bonnie green bell pepper off its vine while harvesting vegetables last September from the South Haven Elementary American Heart Association Teaching Garden.
Stephen Teibel is the third generation of his family to own and manage the successful Schererville restaurant that first opened at the corner of U.S. 30 and U.S. 41 in 1929.
PORTAGE | One by one, Patti Lay gave each person involved in saving her life a tight hug.
Just a download away are hundreds of apps on your iPhone or Android that can help save your life.
Most people have no doubt heard encouraging words about red wine and better health; how that glass of Cabernet Sauvignon with dinner may reduce the risk of heart disease.
The American Heart Association has big plans to continue educating and helping the public in 2013.
Every year, about 935,000 Americans experience a heart attack.
Eating a heart-healthy diet is essential in maintaining good health, dietitians say, and by following some easy tips, is entirely possible.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University's Harre Union was a sea of red Friday morning for Go Red for Women.
Jennifer Buss, survivor of a mitral valve prolapse, speaks Friday at the Go Red breakfast at Valparaiso University.
Cynthia Williams, who survived congestive heart failure, smiles as her daughter, Kennedy Williams, 3, waves to the crowd on Friday during the Go Red event at Valparaiso University.
While physicians say prevention, a healthy diet and exercise is the best way to prevent a heart attack what do you do if you start to feel chest discomfort or pain?
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