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Vonco sees companies, public join forces to help American Heart Association

SOMERS, Wis. — Step by step, the Vonco 5K Run/Walk is starting to gain a little bit of steam, and it’s all in the name of a good cause. Runners, walkers and everyone in between line up to start the Vonco 5K Run/Walk. – In just its third year, and the second on the UW-Parkside […]

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A rise in cardiovascular-related deaths: highest among Asian, Black, Hispanic populations

The number of people dying from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the U.S. escalating and it is impacting Asian, Black, and Hispanic populations the most. Cardiovascular disease, overall, includes coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure, and hypertension/high blood pressure. Coronary heart disease includes clogged arteries or atherosclerosis of the heart, which can cause a heart attack. During the first year of […]