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American Heart Association

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  • Health Key: Zionsville students get certified in CPR

    Health Key: Zionsville students get certified in CPR
    According to the American Heart Association, nearly three out of four Americans say they would feel helpless if they were alone with someone who needed CPR. It is statistics like those, which serve as motivation behind a program at Zionsville High...
  • Congressman Andre Carson's mother passes away

    Congressman Andre Carson's mother passes away
    Congressman Andre Carson's mother, Tanya Terese Carson, passed away Friday. Tanya Carson was also the daughter of former Congresswoman Julia Carson. "I am profoundly saddened to announce my mother’s passing," said Congressman Carson.  "She...
  • First teaching garden planted in Indianapolis Wednesday

    First teaching garden planted in Indianapolis Wednesday
    Rosa Parks Edison Elementary Students planted the first American Heart Association Teaching Garden in Indianapolis Wednesday. It was all made possible through the AMA and a $75,000 grant from the Glick Fund. Educators hope the garden gives the...
  • Gov. Daniels helps sell lemonade to encourage entrepreneurship

    Gov. Daniels helps sell lemonade to encourage entrepreneurship
    Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels helped several young entrepreneurs sell lemonade at the Statehouse Friday afternoon in an effort to increase entrepreneurship. As part of Lemonade Day, the governor joined Ethan Fedor, 9, Ellie Fedor, 5, Payten Morris, 12,...
  • Pacemates join students to raise heart disease and stroke awareness

    Pacemates join students to raise heart disease and stroke awareness
    February is American Heart Month and the Indiana Pacemates are helping students stay healthy. The Pacemates joined students at Meredith Nicholson Elementary for their annual Jump Rope for Heart campaign Friday. The goal is to raise money for the...
  • One of Allen High's best basketball fans has died

     
    It is with sadness that I learned of the passing on Thursday of Roy Daubenspeck, one of the most loyal fans any area high school program has ever had. He was 88. I have done a few stories about Roy and his friends, who simply refused to miss any Allen...
  • Suburb’s Biggest Losers: ‘Get back your health’

     
    More than two years after their television debut on “The Biggest Loser,” Wheaton’s most famous “losers” are using their celebrity to inform and inspire others …...
  • Lance Armstrong to give $1.5 million to push California tobacco tax

     
    Former Tour de France champion and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong will announce a $1.5-million donation to Proposition 29, the June ballot measure in California that would create a new $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes to pay for cancer research. The...
  • Women Can Cut Risks for Heart Disease

     
    By Susan J. WhiteNorthShore University HealthSystem February is American Heart Month—an opportunity to get the word out about heart disease and how critically important it …...
  • Schaumburg High group raises $2,000 for American Heart Association

     
    Schaumburg High School’s Students Helping Others program delivered a $2,000 check to the American Heart Association after a fundraiser earlier this year. The group, in …...
  • Saucon shoots for Red Out at basketball game

     
    Saucon Valley High School is shooting for a Red Out at the varsity basketball game on Feb. 8 to raise awareness of heart disease and support the American Heart Association. The school is selling t-shirts (order form available here) for a $10 donation. The...