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STATHERO’S $50,000 FREE-TO-PLAY “PICK‘EM MADNESS" IS THE ULTIMATE NCAA BASKETBALL DAILY FANTASY SPORT CONTEST — WITH NO BUSTED BRACKETS!

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Amidst all of this weekend’s busted brackets, StatHero players ended in the positive, taking home victories 57% of the time. StatHero PICK’EM MADNESS, the latest innovation from the StatHero team, pits the stars of the NCAA Tournament matchups against each other in a unique DFS and sports betting skill-based hybrid. Gone are the cumbersome hours spent pining over brackets, because StatHero’s PICK’EM is the easiest and fastest way to get action on college hoops throughout the NCAA tournament. StatHero will giveaway $50,000 in bonus PICK’EM MADNESS during the Sweet 16 to get first time fans engaged in this new way to enjoy the NCAA Tournament. They are coming back with MORE FREE contests for the Elite Eight and Final Four rounds as well. Coming off a 600% YoY increase during the Super Bowl, StatHero gives DFS players the advantage to go up against their pre-posted lineups instead of the same long-odds contests, funky props, or thousands of opponents. StatHero’s format has become THE game-changing force in the DFS space with players betting THREE TIMES the average spend of industry leading apps DraftKings and FanDuel. Jason Jaramillo, Founder of StatHero: “StatHero’s disruption is based simply on giving players a greater opportunity to flex their skills and have more fun. Player experience will always be StatHero’s #1 priority. StatHero’s team common vision is to be the gaming differentiator, which increases player spend, simply based on winning more. So many fans are conditioned to just fill out brackets and have rarely — if ever — won anything. We wanted to give fans a chance to win something on every single game without the need to run to the table and that’s what we delivered.” In addition to the PICK’EM MADNESS contests, StatHero also has dozens of March Madness lineups displayed ahead of time that fans can comb through to take on against their own selections head-to-head. All contests keep the focus on the matchups and players that fans know best, so they can take control back from the handicappers and never have to think about busted brackets again. For media/press inquiries, please contact: Dianne Quirante, dianne@emcbowery.com. About STATHERO Combining the best of fantasy sports and sports gaming, StatHero is a first of its kind daily fantasy sports platform. The company has exploded in growth since founded in 2019 in large part due it’s simple gameplay, low commitment and instant gratification. Stathero uses the familiar fantasy sports based format to allow players to compete against posted lineups across a variety of professional sports and game types including Survivor Pools, Head-to-Head and Fantasy Parlays. Their patent pending gameplay gives players an advantage unlike any other in fantasy sports. It’s truly daily fantasy the way it was meant to be played - one-on-one. For more information, visit: www.stathero.com and follow us on Twitter @StatHeroHq. Contact Details Dianne Quirante +1 323-654-0001 dianne@emcbowery.com Company Website https://stathero.com/

March 23, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Houston Mother Gives ‘Inside Look’ at Staying Connected to the Internet During the Pandemic

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HOUSTON, TX — A Houston mother is one of the millions of low-income Americans who will now be able to get free, fast and reliable Comcast broadband service, thanks to the new Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) — a federally-funded program that gives eligible households a credit of up to $30 per month towards the cost of broadband service. “When the pandemic first happened, that’s when everything got pretty chaotic,” Jamila Byrd, a Houston mother of two, said. “You don’t really think about how important the Internet is until you don’t have it anymore.” According to the White House, an estimated 42 million Americans are in the same or similar situation as Byrd; they don’t have access to high-speed internet at home. The hardship, often referred to as the “digital divide”, was exacerbated by the pandemic when families had to virtually learn and work from home. “We had to go to friends’ houses, my sister’s house, so my kids could do assignments,” Byrd said. “It takes away a lot of time from us being together as a family. It’s tough for everybody.” The goal of the program is to help low-income households connect and stay connected to high-speed internet for work, school, healthcare and more. Eligible households that enroll in the program get up to a $30 monthly credit ($75 for eligible Tribal land households). Customers can use the monthly credit towards Xfinity Internet and mobile services. Eligible households are those that qualify for programs like the Federal Pell Grant, National School Lunch Program, SNAP, Medicaid, housing assistance and other government programs. “The Affordable Connectivity Program is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that Comcast is proud to actively support,” Houston Regional Vice President of External Affairs Toni Beck said. “As a company and society, it is imperative that we work together to help people connect to the transformative power of the internet both at home and on the go. At Comcast, we’re doing just that.” In response to the ACP, Comcast introduced a new plan called Internet Essentials Plus that offers twice the download speed – up to 100 Mbps – of the traditional Internet Essentials service, a cable modem and a WiFi router for $29.95 per month. With the $30 ACP credit, Internet Essentials Plus is effectively free for qualifying families. Customers who are looking for home internet and top-rated mobile service can now have both at an affordable price. Internet Essentials customers paying $9.95 per month can add one line of Unlimited Xfinity Mobile ($45 per month) for $24.95 per after applying the ACP credit. In February, during a White House event, Vice President Kamala Harris, Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel, and Senior Advisor Mitch Landrieu announced more than 10 million households are enrolled in the Affordable Connectivity Program, the nation’s largest-ever broadband affordability program. Byrd was recently approved for the ACP credit. “I’m grateful for this program,” Byrd said. “If I had to use one word to describe our household environment right now, it’s unity. It brings us together. It helps us to be able to do the things that we need to do, and then we have more time for family time.” To learn more about the ACP, eligibility or to apply go to Xfinity.com/acp or call 1-844-389-4681. About Comcast Corporation Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company that connects people to moments that matter. We are principally focused on broadband, aggregation, and streaming with 57 million customer relationships across the United States and Europe. We deliver broadband, wireless, and video through our Xfinity, Comcast Business, and Sky brands; create, distribute, and stream leading entertainment, sports, and news through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, Universal Studio Group, Sky Studios, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, multiple cable networks, Peacock, NBCUniversal News Group, NBC Sports, Sky News, and Sky Sports; and provide memorable experiences at Universal Parks and Resorts in the United States and Asia. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information. Contact Details Foti Kallergis +1 832-986-0196 Foti_Kallergis@comcast.com Company Website https://houston.comcast.com/

March 23, 2022 07:02 AM Central Daylight Time

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Theorem Inc Wins Platinum and Gold in 2022 AVA Digital Awards

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Theorem Inc., a full-scale flexible digital media and marketing services provider, was presented with a Gold AVA Digital Award in the Digital Marketing, COVID-19 Digital Response category and its Theorem Cares initiative won Platinum in the Team Achievement Award. AVA Digital Awards is an international competition that recognizes outstanding work by creative professionals involved in the concept, direction, design, and production of media that is part of the evolution of digital communication. AVA Digital Awards is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. The winners of the AVA Digital Awards were selected among thousands of entries on the basis of their contribution towards setting new standards of creative excellence. These awards evaluated entries from more than 200 categories in audio, video and web-based production. Founded in 2002, by CEO Jay Kulkarni, Theorem provides end-to-end agile digital marketing services for some of the world's leading brands. Its unique approach is pioneering the future of full-service, flexible marketing solutions. Over the past year, Theorem has prioritized both domestic and global employee well-being by providing the necessary resources to ensure physical and emotional wellness within a remote working environment. The company also launched its Theorem Cares initiative as an ongoing strategy to support its global employees and make a positive global impact. From improving vaccine accessibility in India to implementing a business continuity plan with employee wellness as the focus. “We are extremely grateful to have our team achievement efforts and COVID-19 response plan recognized by the prestigious AVA Digital Awards committee,” Kulkarni said. “Achievements like this help us to stay motivated to contribute to positive societal change across the globe.” Details about the AVA Digital Awards are available at www.avaawards.com About Theorem Founded in 2002, Theorem creates, delivers and optimizes digital marketing campaigns for some of the world's most successful brands. By offering scaled technology, media, operations, marketing, CRM, and creative solutions under one roof, Theorem can provide flexible, full-service marketing solutions to their clients. Theorem’s consultancy teams and operational expertise helps brands simplify, streamline and automate complex digital tasks. This value exchange saves clients time, reduces their costs, and increases their revenue. For more information, visit www.theoreminc.net. Contact Details Maggie Stasko +1 843-693-7161 maggie@kitehillpr.com

March 22, 2022 09:37 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Minuteman Press Printing Franchise in Libertyville, Illinois Has Grand Opening

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Tamika and Martin Neal are the new owners of their Minuteman Press franchise located at 113 E. Cook Ave., Libertyville IL 60048. They recently held their grand opening in conjunction with the GLMV Chamber of Commerce. Tamika says, “At Minuteman Press in Libertyville, we pride ourselves on personalized service. We can transform your vision into a creative, professional product for a full range of printed materials.” Prior to becoming Minuteman Press owners, Tamika and Martin worked in real estate and law enforcement. Tamika shares, “Martin was and is currently a police officer. I was a realtor and we jointly invested in real estate primarily in Chicago.” “We chose to franchise with Minuteman Press because they are highly ranked in the printing industry and have a proven track record of success. We were very impressed with the ongoing training and support and the ability to have a local field representative assist us as we grow our business.” -Tamika Neal, Minuteman Press franchise owner, Libertyville, IL Already, Minuteman Press in Libertyville is helping their clients by providing high-quality, in-demand products. Tamika says, “We’re finding that brochures, booklets, and direct mail are in very high demand. These marketing materials help businesses stand-out, stay top of mind, and attract new customers.” For more information on Minuteman Press in Libertyville, visit https://minuteman.com/us/locations/il/libertyville. Learn more about #1 rated Minuteman Press franchise opportunities at https://minutemanpressfranchise.com. Contact Details Chris Biscuiti +1 631-249-1370 cbiscuiti@mpihq.com Company Website https://minutemanpressfranchise.com

March 22, 2022 09:15 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Roberts & Ryan Teams with Robert Irvine Supporting Our Nation's Veterans

Roberts & Ryan Investments, Inc.

Contact Details For Press Inquiries Please Contact Joe Pecoraro +1 917-658-8945 jpecoraro@roberts-ryan.com Company Website https://www.roberts-ryan.com

March 22, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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AmeriLife Announces Key Leadership Additions to its Distribution & Marketing Organizations

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AmeriLife Group, LLC (“AmeriLife”), a national leader in developing, marketing, and distributing life and health insurance, annuities and retirement planning solutions, today announced two key leadership changes to its Distribution and Marketing organizations aimed at accelerating and fortifying its business against the backdrop of record-breaking organic and acquired growth over the last two years. The leadership changes were announced jointly by Chief Distribution Office Mike Vietri and Chief Marketing Officer Ovi Vitas: Kelly Atkinson, an 11-year-veteran of AmeriLife, steps into the newly created role of Senior Vice President, Distribution Operations. Reporting to Vietri, Atkinson will work closely with AmeriLife’s Executive Leadership Team to create, implement and rollout plans for operational processes designed to support our continued Distribution growth. She will oversee daily operations across Distribution, managing regular touchpoints and ensuring accountability and regular reporting – including the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes. She will also be responsible for establishing and managing governance systems with clear processes and procedures and consistent affiliate oversight. Lastly, Atkinson will also continue to lead the charge on all Distribution events, incentive and sponsorship programs, while also driving forward key Distribution initiatives. Prior to this new role, Atkinson served as senior vice president, Brand Management and Creative Services. She started with the company as a project manager within AmeriLife’s marketing communications team and has grown with the company throughout her tenure, delivering on a host of enterprise programs. In the last year alone, Atkinson’s leadership produced a refreshed AmeriLife brand image; the launch of the Marketing Masterminds webinar series; the company’s first-ever Distribution National Kickoff Conference; the launch of the new, modern AmeriLife.com website; and much more. “Over the last 18 months, the AmeriLife Marketing and Distribution teams have made significant progress in repositioning our brand and building out a broad set of resources and programs to support our affiliates, agents and advisors,” said Vietri. “As a result, the organization is significantly larger and more complex than it was two years ago, and the need for a coordinated focus on our objectives and growth drivers has never been more important. We’re privileged that the individual to fill this critical role came from within AmeriLife, and I couldn’t be more excited to welcome Kelly to our team.” “I’m excited for this next chapter of my career with AmeriLife,” added Atkinson. “I’ve had the privilege of growing with AmeriLife, and look forward to allowing that experience to help me continue to support the needs of the company in my new role as we continue to grow and take our Distribution to new heights.” As Atkinson transitions, Sarah Smith joins AmeriLife as its new Senior Vice President, Brand & Creative Services, with accountability and responsibility for all brand, internal and external communications, creative services, and marketing account management. Smith is charged with leading the organization on delivering exceptional creative output, as well as implementing a centralized intake and project management program for its various marketing service lines and affiliates. Smith comes to AmeriLife from one of its largest affiliates, Senior Market Advisors (SMA), where she was, most recently, Group Vice President of Marketing Strategy and Planning. Under Smith’s leadership, the SMA marketing team increased efficiencies and effectiveness of marketing campaigns through streamlined workflows and a fresh approach to project management. In her tenure with SMA, she also was instrumental in the creation of engaging training content and programs to better assist accounts in their growth, and most recently launched a new and improved website with portal functionality for agents. “I couldn’t be more grateful for Kelly’s leadership of our Marketing Services team, and am excited to support her in her new role as she works to transform Distribution operations,” said Vitas. “I’m equally as thrilled to welcome Sarah to the team, whose experience and expertise will undoubtedly build upon our strong foundation and further elevate AmeriLife’s brand and creative output in new and innovative ways on behalf of our enterprise and family of companies.” “I’m thrilled to take this new step in my career with one of the fastest growing insurance distributors in the country,” added Smith. “Over the past five years with Senior Market Advisors, I was given the opportunity to take risks and grow my skill set in ways I never thought imaginable. At a time when the marketplace is rapidly evolving, I’m eager to bring my experience to AmeriLife to help support the team as we take on new challenges and grow together.” ### About AmeriLife AmeriLife’s strength is its mission: to offer insurance and retirement solutions to help people live longer, healthier lives. In doing so, AmeriLife has become recognized as the leader in developing, marketing, and distributing life and health insurance, annuities and retirement planning solutions to enhance the lives of pre-retirees and retirees across the United States. For more than 50 years, AmeriLife has partnered with top insurance carriers to provide value and quality to customers served through a national distribution network of over 300,000 insurance agents and advisors, more than 50 marketing organizations, and 50 insurance agency locations. For more information, visit AmeriLife.com, and follow AmeriLife on Facebook and LinkedIn. Contact Details Jeff Maldonado +1 321-297-1112 jmaldonado@amerilife.com Company Website https://amerilife.com/

March 21, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Agora Data Files Patent Application for Industry-Leading Innovations

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Agora Data, inventor of many subprime auto industry firsts, has filed a U.S. patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a proprietary data-driven business model that may be leveraged to predict the future performance of subprime consumer loans. Applying certainty to loan payment outcomes of a previously unreliable market segment helps to reassure capital markets of results, empowers auto dealers and finance companies with access to new funding channels, and promotes fair lending practices. Agora Data’s innovation is unique for the auto industry, resulting in a win-win-win solution for financial institutions, loan originators, and consumers. Daniel Burke, Chief Information and Strategy Officer, and Chad Stilwell, Chief Technology Officer at Agora Data, are the architects of this first-ever business modeling for the subprime market segment. Their new-to-the-auto-industry model works to identify performance and risk by evaluating loan characteristics and alternative data with a high degree of accuracy. The multi-dimensional model powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning performs thousands of simulations daily on every loan and is backtested on over $15 billion of subprime data. Lenders and auto dealers can now predict loan performance and use the information to make better decisions and optimize business operations. “Agora’s proprietary modeling produces loan performance results for an asset class previously considered volatile and risky,” said Burke. “The revolutionary approach delivers dependable calculations similar to results observed in prime asset classes.” “Predicting the unpredictable is a breakthrough for the subprime auto industry,” said Stilwell. “Historically, subprime lending has been difficult to predict due to the reliance on traditional credit scoring models and unfavorable underwriting guidelines. Advanced modeling using data-driven analytics represents the future of subprime lending and opens a large asset class to the broader market.” About Agora Data, Inc: Agora Data’s platform delivers a suite of tools to empower Buy Here Pay Here dealers and finance companies to finance subprime customers. Agora’s family of auto finance products provides a wide range of critical funding paths so originators can obtain the cash they need to fuel growth, compete, and build wealth. Powered by patent-pending technology, originators now have access to robust data analytics and planning resources to help optimize the performance of their portfolios. Agora Data made history by closing the first-ever Crowdsourced Subprime Auto Securitization in 2020 and followed that up with its second transaction in early 2021. For more information, visit agoradata.com or contact us at 877-592-4672. Contact Details Shelly Vandeven +1 682-282-4130 media@agoradata.com Company Website https://agoradata.com/

March 21, 2022 09:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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EVERY BITE COUNTS

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A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/ag0S9pD2VB8 March is National Nutrition Month, a perfect time to highlight the food, meals, and behaviors that impact our overall health and wellness. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a healthy dietary pattern can help people achieve and maintain good health while reducing the risk of chronic diseases—like cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and some types of cancer—throughout their lifetimes. Regardless of age, race, or ethnicity, a proper nutrition and wellness plan often requires different food and beverage choices during the various stages of life. Some changes are accomplished by making simple substitutions, while others require more thought and effort to achieve significant benefits. Whether creating a plan for an individual or family, it’s important to consider foods and beverages that are nutrient-dense, rich in plants, and contain few added sugars. Syn has a few tips to help enhance any nutrition and wellness plan throughout 2022. GET PERSONAL: When it comes to customizing a nutrition and wellness plan, it’s important to understand our body’s unique needs. Syn admits, “Food is confusing, and everyone has an opinion.” That’s why she recommends eliminating uncertainty with a personalized nutrition program that helps people understand exactly how to eat for their own body and gut bacteria— so they can feel healthier, lose weight, and have more energy without dieting or counting calories. Syn likes ZOE’s personalized program. The ZOE journey starts with an at-home test created by top scientists as a part of the largest nutrition study in the world. The results power the ZOE app and show members which foods are best for them and how to combine foods to reach their health goals. ZOE members learn to stop restricting foods and eat abundantly. For more information, go to joinzoe.com. Direct link: https://joinzoe.com/how-it-works Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/joinzoe1/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zoe/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Join_ZOE SNACK SMART: According to the USDA—over the last 30 years­, the average number of snacks consumed per day doubled. As a registered dietician nutritionist, Syn is on the lookout for ways to snack without feeling guilty, adding, “We’re a nation that loves snacking, it’s important for me to help people make heathier choices when it comes to eating and drinking.” One brand she turns to is Lundberg Family Farms. Their Organic Rice Cake Minis are an ideal bite-sized snack. They are made from organic whole grain brown rice and are perfectly thin, with a subtle crunch. “Variety and taste are two things I consider when snacking, and these come in five standout flavors—Ginger Seaweed, White Cheddar, Sea Salt, Apple Pie, and Buffalo Ranch,” says Syn, “They’re a better-for-you snack option with ample nutritional value. You can also pair them with a light dressing, your favorite cheese, or cut up some fresh Roma tomatoes as a topping.” The Rice Cake Minis are USDA Organic, Non-GMO Certified, 100% Whole Grain, and Certified Gluten Free. For more information, go to Shop.Lundberg.com. Direct link: https://shop.lundberg.com/ Social media handles: Facebook: @lundbergfamilyfarms Instagram: @lundbergfarms Twitter: @lundbergfarms CUSTOMIZE & GO: When customizing a plan, it’s important to consider foods and beverages that are nutrient rich, low in fat, and contain little added sugars. Syn says it’s important to search for foods and drinks that are packed with nutrients. Another brand that she recommends is Almond Breeze Almondmilk—a nutritious plant-based milk that’s a good source of vitamin A and an excellent source of calcium and vitamins D and E. Almond Breeze’s Unsweetened Vanilla and Unsweetened Original Almondmilk flavors are ideal for those looking for delicious sugar-free options, and the new Almond Breeze Extra Creamy Almondmilk has a rich, creamy mouthfeel at only 80 calories per cup that is a perfect swap for dairy milk in any recipe. Syn also likes the convenience of almonds, adding, “They’re easy to grab and go, and pair perfectly with vegetables and dips.” Blue Diamond Almonds are packed with five grams of plant protein per serving (28 almonds) and are an excellent source of antioxidants, Vitamin E and magnesium—making them the perfect, healthy, super-flavored superfood snack. For more information, visit bluediamond.com. Direct link: https://www.bluediamond.com/ Social media handles: Facebook Blue Diamond Almonds Blue Diamond Almond Breeze Instagram @bluediamond @almondbreeze Twitter @bluediamond @almondbreeze Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

March 18, 2022 12:14 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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The Silent, Undetected Cause of Early Heart Disease

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One in 5 people worldwide have high Lipoprotein(a) – sometimes referred to as “L-P-little a” – an important genetic risk factor for premature heart disease and stroke. If you have a family history of early heart disease or have been told that heart disease “runs in your family,” but you’ve never been told why, it’s important to know if you have high Lp(a). Recently, founder and CEO Katherine Wilemon and chief medical officer Dr. Mary McGowan from the Family Heart Foundation, participated in a nationwide satellite media tour to discuss this silent, undetected cause of early heart disease. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/Tl08nDPSy9k Genetic disorders driving early cardiovascular disease are very common, but almost never diagnosed. Elevated levels of Lp(a) increase the risk of inflammation, blood clotting and clogging — or plaque buildup — inside your blood vessels, which can block the flow of blood and oxygen to your heart or brain and cause a heart attack or stroke. Almost everyone gets tested for high cholesterol, but in the U.S. fewer than 1% are screened for Lp(a). It’s important to know that Lp(a) levels are inherited — they’re unrelated to diet, exercise, obesity, and lifestyle. To find out if you’re affected, ask for a simple blood test to check your Lipoprotein(a). An Lp(a) test measures the level of Lipoprotein(a) in your blood. People might be surprised to know that this test is not part of a standard blood test that provides your cholesterol levels, so their doctor will need to order it directly. In order to create awareness worldwide of Lp(a), the Family Heart Foundation established the first annual Lp(a) Awareness Day on March 24. People can join the movement by following the Family Heart Foundation on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram and sharing our messages about Lp(a) with friends and family. We aim to make a difference for those who have never heard of this common genetic condition. The Family Heart Foundation is addressing gaps in care through research, advocacy and awareness. The Family Heart Foundation aims to save generations of families from early heart disease by helping those at risk get the information they need to protect themselves and their family. For more information, visit MoreFamiliesMoreHearts.org About Katherine Wilemon: A decade ago, founder and CEO Katherine Wilemon created the Family Heart Foundation (formerly the FH Foundation) to improve early diagnosis and treatment of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). Katherine had a heart attack at the age of 39, a diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia at 41, and, years later, she found out she also had elevated levels of lipoprotein(a). At the time of her diagnosis, Katherine realized that genetic disorders driving early cardiovascular disease were very common, but almost never diagnosed, leaving 9 out of those affected at high risk for the number one cause of death and illness. She resolved to bridge this enormous gap in diagnosis, because with early and accurate diagnosis, individuals can live decades longer without debilitating cardiovascular disease. She has led the Family Heart Foundation as it became a national catalyst for the research, education, awareness and support needed at every level of healthcare and public policy to prevent the early and devasting impact of genetic causes of heart disease and strokes including Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) and elevated Lipoprotein(a). Her vision and the mission of the Family Heart Foundation is to transform the lives of millions of families by assuring that everyone has the knowledge required to fight the early onset of heart attacks and strokes About Dr. Mary McGowan: Dr. Mary P. McGowan is the Chief Medical Officer of the Family Heart Foundation and the Co-Director of the Lipid Clinic at Dartmouth Hitchcock Heart and Vascular Center. Dr. McGowan received her medical degree from the University of Massachusetts and remained at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center for both internship and residency. She completed her fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and is the author of numerous articles and five books. She has been the principal investigator on more than 30 national and international clinical trials and has lectured widely in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia on cholesterol metabolism. Dr. McGowan has previously served on the alumni board at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, the National Lipid Association Board of Directors and the NH Affiliate of the American Heart Association Board. Dr. McGowan lives in Bedford, NH with her husband, and they have three children. About the Family Heart Foundation: The Family Heart Foundation is a non-profit research and advocacy organization. The Foundation is a pioneer in the application of real-world evidence, patient-driven advocacy, and multi-stakeholder education to help prevent heart attacks and strokes caused by familial hypercholesterolemia and elevated lipoprotein(a), two common genetic disorders that have an impact across generations. The Family Heart Foundation conducts innovative research to break down barriers to diagnosis and management of inherited lipid disorders; educates patients, providers, and policy makers; advocates for change; and provides hope and support for families impacted by heart disease and stroke caused by FH, HoFH, and high Lp(a). The organization was founded in 2011 as the FH Foundation. For more information, visit FamilyHeart.org and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

March 17, 2022 04:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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