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CROWN POINT | The day after a snow storm means grabbing a shovel or pulling out the snow blower for many residents. The American Heart Association warns that for most people, shoveling snow may not lead to health problems, however, the risk of a heart attack during snow shoveling increases f…
According to the American Heart Association, the prevalence of stroke among older adults is higher in women than men.
American Heart Association Teaching Garden sponsor Carolyn Ribordy, center and son Scott Ribordy mingle with Kenwood Elementary School students as they learn the importance of eating vegetables during a recent Harvest Day program at the Hammond school.
Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor, center, helps students harvest fruits and vegetables from the Teaching Garden during Harvest Day at Liberty Elementary School.
Principal Debbie Misecko, from left, School City of Hobart Superintendent Dr. Peggy Buffington, Dr. Felix R. Gozo, and St. Mary Medical Center CEO Janice Ryba kick off Harvest Day with Liberty Elementary School students.
Liberty Elementary School teachers provide cooking demonstrations for the students, using vegetables grown in the school's Teaching Garden, on Harvest Day. All students were able to sample the foods demonstrated, and recipes were sent home with students so they could try them with their families.
CHESTERTON | The American Heart Association will host a heart Walk in Porter County on Saturday, September 29 from 9-11 a.m. at Coffee Creek Center.
HOBART | Liberty Elementary School in Hobart will host a Harvest Day event for its American Heart Association Teaching Garden on Tuesday, Sept. 11th beginning at 9:30 a.m.
AHA Teaching Garden at George S. Patton Elementary in Riverdale, IL sponsored by ArcelorMittal.
HOBART | Five elementary schools in the Northwest Indiana region will plant and cultivate American Heart Association Teaching Gardens this spring to help children understand the importance of healthy eating habits.
BURNS HARBOR | National Walking Day, a nationwide call to action for Americans to adopt a healthy lifestyle, takes place on Wednesday and ArcelorMittal is promoting the day among its employees at four facilities in the region through "Walk Around The Block" events.
ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor VP and GM Madhu Ranade, who will lead his employees in the Walk Around The Block on Wednesday.
EAST CHICAGO | ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel and mining company, is providing significant support for the American Heart Association's new My Heart. My Life. healthy behavior platform.
CROWN POINT | Approximately 1,050 middle school students in Crown Point will receive CPR training within the next four months thanks to generous local donations.
Winners of the Red Out Poster Contest at Clark Midsdle School are, from left, fifth-grader Cherylynn Gholson, sixth-grader Jared Turngren, seventh-grader Emily Lisac and eighth-grader Nathan Pratl.
Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Frontier Communications will be the keynote speaker at this year's Valpo Goes Red event.
CROWN POINT | The American Heart Association's 2011 Lake County Heart Walk takes place this Saturday, September 17 at 9 a.m. at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point.
CROWN POINT | The NW Indiana Heart of Gold Gala event at the Radisson Hotel Star Plaza event Saturday, April 16 is intended to raise funds for life-raising research and education programs for heart disease and stroke, Indiana's no. 1 and no. 3 killers.
Last year’s Crown Point Goes Red Chairwoman Katie Uran is joined by Christian Hanna, last year’s Valpo Goes Red Chairwoman. This year's Crown Point Goes Red Luncheon has been rescheduled for Feb. 24 due to last week's blizzard.
The course is for those who already hold a current BLS certification.
All participants must have been previously certified in a health care provider course.
Students and families raised a total of $3,488 for the American Heart Association. That included $3,183 raised by 63 students who participate in the Jump Rope for Heart.
Assistant Portage Fire Chief Joe Calhoun conducted the six-hour course that included lecture, videotape and hands-on training.
The "Jump for Heart" is a 25-year-old tradition at Nativity of Our Savior School, and Lisa Hargarten, a physical education teacher and coordinator of the event, says her students have been looking forward to it since Christmas.
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