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Anika Noni Rose, Tisha Campbell & Others Show Love at ‘Red Dress for Women’ Gala | VIDEO

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*Recently, was blessed to be in attendance at the world-famous Lincoln Center in support of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Red Dress Collection Concert. This iconic event combined fashion, entertainment, and philanthropy come together to bring attention to women’s heart health. Major stars like Phoebe Robinson of 2 Dope Queens, actress […]

Damar Hamlin Teams with American Heart Association to Promote CPR Training | Video

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*Damar Hamlin has teamed up with the American Heart Association (AHA) to promote CPR training. The Buffalo Bills safety announced the partnership on his Instagram on Tuesday, noting that CPR saved his life when he went into cardiac arrest on the field last month and collapsed.  “Excited to be teaming up with @american_heart in a […]

Naturi Naughton: From Heartbreak to Wedding Bells – Omari Hardwick Responsible for Her Happiness – Launches Health Campaign | WATCH

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*”Queens” and “Power” star Naturi Naughton chops it up with TV and Radio personality and Spotlight host Jazmyn “Jaz” Summers. It’s been over 5 years since Naturi endured a painful breakup with her daughter Zuri’s father and penned “Stay Too Long,” a song about their relationship writing, “Three months after the baby was born, […]

American Heart Assoc. Launches Urban Health Event

*The American Heart Association is launching the EmPOWERED To Serve Urban Health Accelerator(TM), a grant-based initiative to identify innovative, clearly-defined urban business solutions to drive community change to improve health and well-being. The goal of this initiative is to increase healthy living behaviors, enhance the chain of survival and cultivate community transformation. By working in […]

High Blood Pressure Redefined: 130 is the New High

[videowaywire video_id=”CXQSJ21V2LN416W0″] *High blood pressure is now defined as readings of 130 mm Hg and higher for the systolic blood pressure measurement, or readings of 80 and higher for the diastolic measurement. That is a change from the old definition of 140/90 and higher, reflecting complications that can occur at those lower numbers. * Among […]

Contagious Video of 1970s Hit Song (‘YMCA’) Highlights Stroke Signs

*A new parody music video is teaching diverse populations and generations across the country to recognize the most common stroke warning signs. The YouTube sensation was created by the American Heart Association/ASA, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke. It’s a leading cause of death and disability. African Americans are most […]

American Heart Association Offers Financial Reward for Business Solutions to Urban Health Issues

*The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, is seeking startup companies, teams, individuals and nonprofit organizations to compete in the EmPOWERED To Serve (TM) urban business storytelling competition. The goal of the competition is to identify fresh ideas and innovative, yet practical […]

Ciara, Zendaya Coleman to ‘Go Red’ at NY Fashion Week


*Ciara will show off her post-baby bod next month during New York Fashion Week. The R&B singer, who gave birth to son Future last May, has been flaunting her tight abs in selfies after shedding over 60 pounds of baby weight, and now she’ll work the runway as part of the annual Go Red For […]