American Heart Association
Despite outside declarations that disco is dead, the American Heart Association has resurrected a '70s hit, hoping it will save lives.
Bella Bahus, 6, of LaPorte sleeps on her grandmother, Pat Mistak, of Hobart, during a speech at the American Heart Association's annual Go Red for Women educational symposium at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville. Bahus was born with a congenital heart defect.
Theresa Behenna plays the piano and has the audience do the chicken dance as part of her keynote speech during the American Heart Association's annual Go Red for Women educational symposium at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville.
Theresa Behenna plays the piano as part of her keynote speech during the American Heart Association's annual Go Red for Women educational symposium at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville.
MERRILLVILLE | With a little help, Bella Bahus climbed the three steps to the stage and claimed her tiara and title of "princess of the day."
Second-grader Victor Lopez plants a marigold.
Second-grader James Cox plants a zucchini.
The American Heart Association works with students at Nathan Hale Elementary School to plant a Teaching Garden. Second-grader Sebastian Zarate plants his tomato plant in a planter.
Two years ago, the Pennsylvania legislature enacted — and Governor Tom Corbett signed — a well-intended law, championed by the parents of an infant who died of a previously undetected heart disorder at the 14 weeks old in 2004.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A cardiac monitoring device about one-third the size of a AAA battery is available locally, helping cardiologists diagnose and monitor irregular heartbeats while providing patients a less-invasive procedure.
BURNS HARBOR | From maintaining a healthy blood pressure to incorporating more exercise into their lives, a group of ArcelorMittal employees pledged Wednesday to lead healthier lives.
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Two local companies are among 47 in Indiana recognized Thursday by the American Heart Association for promoting physical activity and health in the workplace.
SCHERERVILLE | Jump for Heart is returning to St. Michael School next week. This is St. Michael's seventh year participating in the nationwide campaign to raise money for the American Heart Association. The St. Michael School Community has raised $33,500 in donations since 2007. Students wil…
PORTAGE | Matteo Buscemi is like a lot of 6-year-olds.
MUNSTER | A basic lifesaving skills class will be offered twice next week.
If you saw the Sunday Special in this section two days ago, you learned how unwise it is to specialize in one sport at the youth and high school levels. As reported by Times sports writer Hillary Smith, the data is pretty clear.
This year has been a year of change for the health care industry, as hospital officials strive to implement technology designed to streamline patient care and keep costs down while they build new brick-and-mortar outpatient facilities closer to where their patients live.
CROWN POINT | Taft students, and the Physical Education and Health Departments at Taft Middle School paired up with the American Heart Association (AHA) for a Hoops for Heart event last spring. Final tallies for the event were published by the AHA recently.
This year, 795,000 people in the United States will have a stroke. That’s someone every 40 seconds. In 2001, I was one of those people suffering an trans ischemic attack (mini stroke).
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