American Heart Association

Two-time open-heart surgery survivor to compete in Ironman competition

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Jeremy Woodward will participate in the Arizona Ironman competition on Nov. 19 – a decade after doctors told him he would never compete at that level again.

“This is going to be a really special day,” said Woodward, who lives in Concord, New Hampshire. “Celebrating that […]

November 8th, 2017|Categories: Health, Healthy Living, Heart Disease, Heart Failure, Patients, Stories from the Heart|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Two-time open-heart surgery survivor to compete in Ironman competition

Boston survivor running to fight stroke

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

As a child, Katie Buteau always woke up early to tune in to the Boston Marathon on TV. Then she’d secure her spot on the route to root for the racers as they came through her hometown of Wellesley. For her, it was like Christmas.

“It […]

April 20th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Boston survivor running to fight stroke

One year after explosion, Tedy’s Team runs the Boston Marathon

Chanting “Boston Strong,” all 76 members of Tedy’s Team started the Boston Marathon on Monday morning to help raise money for the American Stroke Association.

The group was led by its namesake, former New England Patriot player Tedy Bruschi, who started the team after suffering a stroke in 2005.

Each member […]

April 21st, 2014|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on One year after explosion, Tedy’s Team runs the Boston Marathon

Tedy’s Team: Boston Marathon survivors run for stroke survivors

Dan Foley wondered who could be calling his cell phone since his family and friends knew he’d be at about Mile 25 of the Boston Marathon.

“I ignored it the first time,” Foley said. “But when it went off again, I took it out of my armband.”

It was his wife, […]

November 14th, 2013|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Tedy’s Team: Boston Marathon survivors run for stroke survivors