Kim Burrell and Key Industry Leaders Partner With Mediaplanet to Promote Awareness for Heart Disease

Feb 25, 2011, 15:17 ET from Mediaplanet

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 25, 2011, in observance of American Heart Month, Mediaplanet Publishing released a Cardiovascular Health report to targeted markets in USA Today. The report will be distributed to over 1 million readers with contributions from American College of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Foundation, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Mayo Clinic, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NHLBI We Can!, WomenHeart, and Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association.


Kim Burrell's Heartfelt Advice for Readers

Grammy nominee and multiple heart attack survivor Kim Burrell shares her story and the secret to her dramatic weight loss. "If you spend the energy you previously spent on unhealthy habits and put that same energy into healthy ones, you'll be amazed at how everything in your life can change," says Burrell.

Lifesaving Legislation: The Josh Miller HEARTS Act

Congresswoman Betty Sutton of Ohio discusses the Josh Miller HEARTS Act and the hometown hero whose untimely death inspired this important piece of legislation. "Josh's death didn't just break the hearts of his family, it broke the hearts of his community as well," says Rep. Sutton. If passed, the bill will provide schools with grants to purchase Automated External Defibrillators.

Heart Health is a Lifelong Pursuit

As far as prevention goes, it's never too early to start! National Heart Lung and Blood Institute We Can! and Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association educate our readers about implementing a heart-healthy diet and exercise regime for the entire family.

Mediaplanet's report

In partnership with Philips Healthcare, Gilead, Metamucil, HeartSine, Vitamin World, Boar's Head, Snyder's EatSmart Naturals, Disney Sports, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Mayo Clinic, Kellogg's Smart Start, Hunt's, Sun-Maid, Toufayan, and North American Beverage.

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