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  • READER SUBMITTED: American Heart Association And UnitedHealthcare Seeking Nominations

    The American Heart Association is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Lifestyle Change Award, sponsored by UnitedHealthcare. This annual recognition celebrates individuals who have made significant healthy lifestyle changes. Up to three nominees will be chosen for their achievements and will be recognized at the 2014 Hartford Heart Walk on Saturday, Oct. 18, at Rentschler Field in East Hartford.
  • 11-year-old activist champions kids' health

    11-year-old activist champions kids' health
    Bobby Sena of Orlando has a message for kids: Get outside and play. Eat more vegetables, and, for goodness' sake, take a break from your iPad. Bobby is 11 years old. Already, the rising seventh-grader at Hunter's Creek Middle School has gone to...

    Walking Down All 22 Stories Of The Hilton Hotel — The Hard Way — For A Good Cause

    Walking Down All 22 Stories Of The Hilton Hotel — The Hard Way — For A Good Cause
    HARTFORD, Conn. — Waterford Group Chairman Len Wolman builds hotels from the ground up, but today, he will see how it feels to go from the top down. Wolman will be among the 115 people expected to rappel down the side of the 22-story Hilton...

    Weekday heart attacks still getting quicker treatment at hospitals

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who arrive at the hospital with a heart attack during business hours are more likely to survive than those who show up on weeknights, weekends or holidays, according to a new study. Rates of death in the hospital are...

    'Don't Look Down': Fundraisers Rappel Down Hilton Hartford

    'Don't Look Down': Fundraisers Rappel Down Hilton Hartford
    HARTFORD — Len Wolman knows there is no turning back. He's wrapped in a rappelling harness with a rope in hand. He's 22 stories up on the roof of the Hartford Hilton. And he's about to lean backward, over the edge. Gary Mendell, his friend for...