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  • BRPD and BRFD to host benefit basketball game

    April 8, 2016 11:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Police Department and the Baton Rouge Fire Department are hosting a benefit basketball game on Friday. The basketball game is to raise money for the American Heart Association. The game will be held at the former Redemptorist High School Gym on St. Gerard Street at... more »
  • Mom School: An evening of learning lifesaving skills Play Video

    September 21, 2015 9:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE- In an emergency, the three to five minutes between when you dial 911 and when EMS arrives can be the difference between life and death. The Red Stick Mom's Blog wants everyone to learn how to perform CPR so you can be ready when disaster strikes. The Red... more »
  • Stroke survivor travel tips Play Video

    July 16, 2015 11:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Summer is wrapping up and families are rushing to squeeze in their vacations before the kids head back to school. However, if you or someone in your family is a stroke survivor, there are a few things you should know before you hit the road. It takes... more »
  • Reduce Your Risk: Bo's Story (A Close Call) Play Video

    March 18, 2015 7:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - When Bo Myers teaches a class, he doesn't give out grades, but rather dishes out life-saving lessons . One afternoon Bo walked into his grandmother's backyard, only to find his 7-year-old nephew lying on the ground unconscious, after being pinned under a welding table. "it was... more »
  • Go Red for Women's heart health this month Play Video

    February 5, 2015 8:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Even though this is purple and gold, blue and gold, and green and gold country, it's time to drag the red out of the back of your closet. Friday is "Go Red for Women" Day. "Every minute in this country, a woman dies of heart-related disease,"... more »
  • Cool Schools: North Corbin Elementary Play Video

    November 11, 2014 7:15 AM

    WALKER - Our Cool School this week is North Corbin Elementary in Walker, where the students really "dig" class. People always say that kids need to spend more time outdoors. That's why North Corbin began its new teaching garden. "33% of American children are overweight, and only one... more »
  • Social media campaign to promote healthy eating Play Video

    November 4, 2014 8:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Wednesday is National Eating Healthy Day. The American Heart Association and Our Lady of the Lake are teaming up to promote a social media campaign to promote eating healthy. Kristen Gradney, a dietician at OLOL stopped by 2une In this morning with all the details. She... more »
  • Funding heart disease research with fashion

    October 3, 2014 5:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The American Heart Association said they'll be raising funds with fashion in Baton Rouge. The Kendra Scott store on Perkins Road is holding a benefit for the AHA on Oct. 15 as part of their "Family, Fashion, and Philanthropy" mission. The store will unveil its... more »
  • Packing a healthy school lunch Play Video

    August 11, 2014 7:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Kids across the area head back to school today. For many parents that means a new part of the daily ritual- packing lunch. Kristen F. Gradney, a dietitian from Our Lady of the Lake, stopped by 2une In this morning with some tips to packing a healthy... more »
  • Win a couture gown and save lives when you 'Go Red' Play Video

    July 18, 2014 6:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - From now until August 27, every $50 donation to the American Heart Association equals one chance to win a once in a lifetime fashion experience provided by Go Red in Couture. The winner of the drawing and three of her friends will be whisked away by... more »
  • Coping with the summer heat Play Video

    June 25, 2014 8:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The summer heat has arrived. It can be dangerous for you and your family if you don't take the correct precautions. Dr. Matthew Chamberlain with Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group stopped by 2une In this morning with some tips to keep you safe. Everyone... more »
  • A lesson in saving lives Play Video

    June 3, 2014 5:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The American Heart Association recommends a hands-only C.P.R. To keep blood pumping for someone in an emergency. This week, the AHA is promoting C.P.R. Awareness to prepare people for a situation where a person's blood isn't pumping efficiently. The association even offers online courses that teach... more »
  • Stroking for Stroke today Play Video

    May 20, 2014 7:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The American Heart Association is celebrating Stroke Month with Stroking for Stroke. Roxanne Bingham with Baton Rouge General Medical Hospital visited 2une In Tuesday to talk about stroke and the event. Stroke is the #4 killer in Louisiana and can lead to long-term disability. Just in... more »
  • Docs advised to talk about sex

    July 29, 2013 7:28 PM

    CHICAGO- Doctors are now advised to bring up the topic of sex after their patients have a heart attack. Both the American Heart Association and the European Society of Cardiology say address everything from when and how to resume sex and what position might be best for some conditions or... more »
  • American Heart Association encourages people to 'Wear Red' Play Video

    January 31, 2013 5:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Members of the American Heart Association are fighting to make more women aware of the threat of heart disease, one red dress at a time. The "Go Red For Women" campaign stopped by the WBRZ studios today for a red dress fashion show. The campaign... more »

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