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February is Heart Health Awareness Month

Many consider February the month of love, however, this year marks the 57th consecutive year the American Heart Association has named February American Heart Month. Cardiovascular disease, also known as ‘the silent killer’ is the leading cause…

American Heart Association’s ‘Go Red for Women Day’

Today is the American Heart Association’s ‘Go Red for Women Day.’ The day is designed to increase women’s heart health awareness and serve as a catalyst for change to improve the lives of women globally. Here in Mississippi, raising awareness…

Heart Association CPR Kits donated to Biloxi Jr. High

A donation that could help save a life was made today at Biloxi Junior High School. This donation of CPR kits by BancorpSouth was in partnership with the American Heart Association. These kits will give students a valuable life-saving skill…

‘Move More April’

The American Heart Association has named the month of April “Move More April,” a movement with a simple mission: to get people to sit less. This morning, Mississippi Power CEO and 2019 Gulf Coast Heart Walk Chair Anthony Wilson invited…

American Heart Month

They’re battling heart disease one hat at a time. Memorial Hospital in Gulfport is among the many hospitals throughout our area helping in the fight against this deadly disease throughout the month of February. Adult heart health is important, but…

Ochsner Medical Center-Hancock pushes for heart health

A labor of love, locally made, hand-knitted caps for newborns at Ochsner Medical Center-Hancock, a hospital in Bay St. Louis and it’s all part of a push to raise awareness when it comes to heart disease. Special deliveries happen often,…

Little Hats, Big Hearts

Today is the first day of February which is also the start of the American Heart Association’s ‘Little Hats, Big Hearts’ campaign. This campaign helps raise awareness for congenital heart defects which are the number one birth defects in the…

National Wear Red Day

Today is National Wear Red Day. This is an initiative of the American Heart Association to bring greater awareness to the prevalence of heart disease and stroke. The employees at Mississippi Power and Hancock Whitney Bank were just some of…

Little Hats, Big Hearts

Today is the first day of February which is also the start of the American Heart Association’s Heart Month. All month long, both hospitals in the Singing River Health System will be promoting heart health. News 25’s Gabby Easterwood has…

2018 Gulf Coast Heart Walk

Many Coast residents will lace up their shoes and walk for a good cause Saturday. The 2018 Gulf Coast Heart Walk will kick off tomorrow at 7:30 a.m. at Jones Park in Gulfport. The heart walk is the American Heart…

Police fundraiser for American Heart Association

Biloxi Police Department spent the morning cooking up some good food for a good cause. This morning, the Biloxi Police Department served red beans and rice, rolls, and salad at the Biloxi Lighthouse Pavilion as part of a fundraiser for…

D’Iberville students receive CPR training kits

The Mississippi Peanut Growers Association made it possible for CPR training kits to be put in classrooms. Students in D’Iberville are learning the skills to help others stay alive. News 25 visited D’Iberville High today to join their JROTC students…

2018 Heart Gala

It was a packed house tonight at the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, kicking off the Mississippi Gulf Coast Heart Gala. This event helps advance the lifesaving mission of the American Heart Association. All proceeds raised tonight from the gala…

Heart Gala

The American Heart Association will host its 2018 MS Gulf Coast Heart Gala and MLIVE Auction this Thursday at the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum in Biloxi. The gala will start at 6 p.m. and go until 9 p.m. To…

National CPR Week

This week the American Heart Association is getting hands on with hands only CPR lessons for communities across the Coast. Ninety percent of people who suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital won’t survive. However, CPR, especially if performed immediately,…

Jump Rope for Heart

Today, the American Heart Association hosted their ‘Jump Rope for Heart’ event at Orange Grove Elementary School in Gulfport. Students were having lots of fun being active and raising money for a good cause. For the third year in a…

Jump Rope for Heart

Dozens of students at Pecan Park Elementary in Ocean Springs broke out their jump ropes this morning. The students kicked off Healthy Heart Month by introducing ‘Jump Rope for Heart.’ The fundraiser is put on by the American Heart Association.…