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Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women globally.  There is an even larger increase in cardiovascular deaths in younger individuals over the last decade.  Sadly, 1 in 5 heart attack survivors are under the age of 40.  An age group that is considered “very young.” While several factors could contribute to…

Move More Month was established by the American Heart Association and aims to encourage all Americans to take part in more physical activity and to strive to do so on a regular basis as part of our daily routines.  Formally known as National Walking Day it was officially changed to “Move More Month” in order…

It’s April 1st otherwise known as “April Fool’s Day”. Many will take part in pulling off their best planned jokes and pranks on their unaware friends, family, and co-workers.  May this day bring you some extra laughter, and remind us that life without fun is incomplete. As we spend this day full of pranks and…

Check out this recent podcast about the Bioprinting of Functional Organs featuring BIOLIFE4D’s CEO-Steven Morris who discusses bioengineering human hearts and other organs for future organ transplants, what are some of the social impacts associated with this technology, and what the future holds with regards to this technology.               …

This Sunday March 14, 2021 at 2 am officially begins Daylight Savings Time.  This is often viewed as a sign that winter is behind us, so we happily welcome this time change. However, while most all of believe it is no big deal and we are only losing one hour of sleep, in reality it…

Spring is just around the corner…. A second chance at those New Year’s Resolutions! Many of us welcome spring with big smiles and open arms, waving those bitter cold winter nights and all the snow good-bye for now. The rise in temperatures along with the daily return of a bright sun promotes new energy in…

World Compliment Day was originated by Hans Poortvliet, a recognition professional in the Netherlands. In the early 2000s, after he started the initiative in his own country, the success of it made him wonder if making it worldwide instead of just national would eventually turn it into “The Most Positive Day in The World”. Even…

As a follow-up from our previous post, we would like to send out a Huge Wholehearted Thank-You for those who have since become organ donors supporting those in need. Although National Donor Day has ended until next year, you can still show your support at any time if you decide to become an organ donor….

Hearts, flowers, chocolates, and cards! An abundance of these items are always circulating this time of year as we celebrate those who mean the most to us on Valentine’s Day! February 14, is not only Valentine’s Day, it is also National Donor Day which began in 1998 from the Saturn Corporation and their United Auto…

In 2004, the American Heart Association (AHA) faced a challenge. Cardiovascular disease claimed the lives of nearly 500,000 American women each year, yet women were not paying attention. In fact, many even dismissed it as an older man’s disease. To dispel the myths and raise awareness of heart disease & stroke as the number one…

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