Archives for February 2011

Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) – Fast Fact #3

American Heart Month – Fast Facts As we Celebrate and Educate with American Heart Month it’s important to look at some facts and remind ourselves of the work ahead. The American Heart Association shares statistics and facts about Heart Disease and Stroke on their website. From the American Heart Association Fact Sheet Fact Sheet As of April 26, 2010 Automated External Defibrillators (AE … [Read more...]

Curves Gets Heart Healthy

Today I was invited and spoke to women at a local Curves Fitness Studio on Maryland Parkway in Las Vegas.  My friend Marilyn from Mended Hearts and The American Heart Association arranged the presentation. I was able to speak about Heart Disease and Obesity and share some tips on weight loss and fitness. Every couple of months they invite speakers and have a heart healthy lunch for their … [Read more...]

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – Fast Fact #2

American Heart Month – Fast Facts As we Celebrate and Educate with American Heart Month it’s important to look at some facts and remind ourselves of the work ahead. The American Heart Association shares statistics and facts about Heart Disease and Stroke on their website. From the American Heart Association Fact Sheet Fact Sheet As of April 26, 2010 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) • Less … [Read more...]

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) – Fast Fact #1

American Heart Month – Fast Facts As we Celebrate and Educate with American Heart Month it’s important to look at some facts and remind ourselves of the work ahead. The American Heart Association shares statistics and facts about Heart Disease and Stroke on their website. From the American Heart Association Fact Sheet Fact Sheet - As of April 26, 2010 Sudden Cardiac Arrest • EMS treats about … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Heart Walk 2011

What Will You Name Your Team? Will you be joining a team? Team Sign Up Starts Today. Help us Fight Heart Disease and Stroke. It’s never been easier to make a difference. Las Vegas Heart Walk 2011 Click Here To Watch The You Tube Video … [Read more...]

Zumba Moved My Boomda and My Cha, Cha, Cha

I decided to try something different for cardio today.  I went to my first Zumba class. I first saw Zumba being taught as a breakout session at one of my speaking engagements and knew it was something I wanted to try. When we take a class for the first time we always worry about how stupid we may look or be afraid of not keeping up.  These are natural feelings.  Zumba is a great class for all le … [Read more...]

It’s Not Christmas

Have you heard the saying, “Don’t be so concerned about overeating between Christmas and New Years but rather be more concerned about overeating between New Years and Christmas?” This saying makes perfect sense. Well, it’s not Christmas so I guess now’s a great opportunity to seize the moment. Just think of the possibilities and what you can accomplish in just 3 short months. Summer is around the … [Read more...]

The Force Is With This Survivor!

Darth Vader and a Survivor?. Did you see the Volkswagen Passat commercial that aired during the Super Bowl? The kid behind the Darth Vader mask had his first heart Surgery at 3 months old to implant a Pacemaker. The Universe never looked so good:) Read the full story here or click on the pictures. MSNBC Super Bowl … [Read more...]

Video of Vegas Going Red! That’s Go Red!

Today was a great day to GoRed. You Tube Video Link Below Las Vegas was Red all over the city. My friends at the  American Heart Association, Mended Hearts, and all the volunteers went all out this year. Events were held all day and night. The Freemont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas went Red.  It was the largest GoRed display in the world. I heard survivor stories and stories of car … [Read more...]

Will You Be Wearing Red?

Men and Women across the country will be Wearing Red on Friday to show their support of women in the fight against Heart Disease and Stroke. Check with your local American Heart Association office to see some of the events in your area. These are some of the events planned for the Las Vegas Area on Friday Feruary 4. Please feel free to join in any of the activities. Survivor Casting Call … [Read more...]

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