Monthly Archives: September 2016

Lifestyle Change Award – NOMINATIONS OPEN!

The American Heart Association and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee want to recognize individuals who have made positive changes to improve their quality of life and health. No change is too small, and every accomplishment is significant. Have you, or … Continue reading

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Battling childhood obesity starts at home

By Allison Fazio, communications intern One in three American kids and teens is overweight or obese, triple the rate from just one generation ago. Childhood obesity is a top concern for many leaders and health officials; in fact, President Barack … Continue reading

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A tasty take on a Southern classic

When you think of Southern cooking, you think of fried chicken. However, this classic dinner staple is often loaded in fat, calories and sodium, which are not conducive to a heart-healthy diet. Never fear! The American Heart Association’s Simple Cooking … Continue reading

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Getting serious about heart health

This article, written by American Heart Association Communications Director Lori Pope, was originally published in the September issue of Memphis Health & Fitness  Although he knew his family history put him at a higher risk for heart disease, WMC Action … Continue reading

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