hidden Supermodel Emme to support women’s heart health in CNY

Supermodel Emme to support women’s heart health in CNY

A world-renowned supermodel is coming to Syracuse! The American Heart Association is excited to announce supermodel Emme will be the Keynote Speaker at the upcoming Go Red for Women Luncheon. Emme is one of the world’s first plus-size supermodels and was named by Oprah Magazine as the Godmother of the full-figured industry. She was the

hidden Health Crisis Remains In The Heart Of Hispanic Culture

Health Crisis Remains In The Heart Of Hispanic Culture

With about 56.6 million of our nation’s population being of Hispanic decent, it is important that the largest growing minority group know their risks for heart disease and stroke. National Hispanic Heritage Month spans from September 15 to October 15 and while it is a great time to celebrate the amazing music, art, language, food,

hidden Vermont’s First-Ever CycleNation Brings Hundreds To Waterfront

Vermont’s First-Ever CycleNation Brings Hundreds To Waterfront

Hundreds of people gathered at the Burlington Waterfront on August 15 to stop the cycle of heart disease and stroke by cycling! The American Heart Association’s CycleNation event raises awareness for the nation’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers – heart disease and stroke. In its first year in Vermont, 50 bikes were stationed at


School is Back in Session!

Here are Healthy Tips From a Busy Mom to Keep you on Track by Kimberly Egipciaco, Guest Blogger Being a parent is hard. There are school and daycare drop off and pick-ups, play dates, doctor appointments, and don’t even get me started about meal prep, swim lessons, and keeping a tidy house.  I find myself


Local Campers Learn How to be Stroke Heroes

Most children grow up seeing superheroes on television and in the movies. But what if we could train kids to be heroes in real life? That’s exactly what happened when the American Heart Association teamed up with the Atlantic Cape Cumberland YMCA this summer to teach local campers how to recognize a stroke and get


CycleNation pedals into the Mohawk Valley!

Something new is coming! Ride the revolution with the American Heart Association at the first CycleNation™ event in the Mohawk Valley. The new CycleNation Utica will be held on November 7th at Thrive Athletic Center in New Hartford and is chaired by Albert Pylinski of NYCM Insurance. “When I learned that CycleNation was coming to


8 Ways to Get Active at Work

By Mandy Enright, MS, RDN, RYT, Guest Blogger Have you heard that sitting in the new smoking? Sedentary behavior leads to slower metabolism, reduced muscle mass, and increased weight gain. Not to mention lack of cardiovascular activity leading to increased risk of heart disease. If you feel like your work days run too long and