American Heart Association

Family perseveres, hosts gala despite losing father who was supposed to chair that black-tie ball

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Oscar Washington Jr. thought he was taking care of his heart. He went to the doctor every three months to stay on top of his high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol. He exercised regularly but was still shaken by the passing of his dad to […]

June 13th, 2018|Categories: Cholesterol, Heart Attack, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Stories from the Heart|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Family perseveres, hosts gala despite losing father who was supposed to chair that black-tie ball

Father’s Day: Fitness is a priority for healthy families

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

This Father’s Day, Dan Ricciardi and his two children likely will hit the trails either on their mountain bikes or on foot with their 4-month-old puppy — or both.

A single dad who lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, Ricciardi puts a big emphasis on physical activity and […]

June 17th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: |Comments Off on Father’s Day: Fitness is a priority for healthy families