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

STORIES FROM THE HEART: It was `only’ a warning stroke; good thing she took it seriously

After teaching two fitness classes and attending another, 36-year-old Jessica Diaz was taking a shower when she felt a strange sensation shoot down the left side of her body.

Jessica particularly noticed the odd feeling in her left hand.

“It was like it was there, but it wasn’t mine,” she recalled. […]

October 2nd, 2014|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on STORIES FROM THE HEART: It was `only’ a warning stroke; good thing she took it seriously

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