Archives for May 2011

Second Hand Smoke Kills!

Nevada Update on AB571 This law was passed by public vote 3 years ago and now the legislature can reverse it without a vote of the people. Make a difference if you live in Nevada. Go To and show your opposition. Select AB571 and please oppose this bill.  You can even write a comment. AHA supporters, Please see the below message.  Your continued … [Read more...]

Laugh Your Heart Healthy

I love to laugh. I prefer a good comedy or television show that will make me smile or laugh. A good laugh can send 20{1ee8873d3da54571ef77633feec9b2f18618b0dba2f28faf42edb28003d1c6f7} more blood flowing through your entire body. When you laugh, your blood vessels expand and contract just like when you exercise. When you watch a funny movie for example, your blood flow increases. … [Read more...]

No Place In Schools – Trans Fats Kill – Period

Nevada Senate Bill SB230, a bill that would require school districts to develop a policy to ban foods containing trans fat from being provided in schools, is now scheduled to be heard on Monday at 3:15pm in the Assembly Education Committee.  I will be testifying again in support of this legislation. As many of you are well aware, trans fat is a double threat to our cardiovascular health because … [Read more...]

Fruity Prayers?

Every time I go to the store I just pray I can come across some great fruit. I always look for fruit that’s Ripe, Fresh, Tasty, Full of Flavor, and Reasonably Priced.  I know, We All Hope For This, Right? This week’s find happened to be Strawberries.  I found them at Whole Foods this week in my scavenger hunt for good fruit. Whole Foods tends to be more expensive, but sometimes I find … [Read more...]

Heart Walk Kick-Off Party at the Cosmopolitan!

Heart Walk Kick-Off Party at the Cosmopolitan! It will be July 7th from 8-10 am at the Boulevard Pool. Guests will be team captains from community teams and companies, and sponsors. Space is limited to our top 125 supporters. We will have beverages and breakfast for all attendees. Invitations will be going out soon, so sign up as a team captain for the Heart Walk (if you haven’t already) at … [Read more...]

Beatles, Hearts, and a Ball

The American Heart Association's Las Vegas Heart Ball was held April 30, 2011 at the World Famous Mirage Resort in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada. Hundreds of supporters attended the Gala. Philanthropists, Corporations and Individuals opened up their hearts and checkbooks to save lives and advance the mission of the American Heart Association. 10-month-old fellow survivor Lola Worthen was the … [Read more...]

Heart Art

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