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Farmstand Aims to Make the Bronx the Healthy Destination in NYC

Monica Tomlinson Francois, 66, a Bronx native, is a regular at the Morris Heights Farmstand at the northeast corner of University Avenue and Burnside Avenue. She visits the market every Wednesday with her daughter to purchase fresh produce. Broccoli, beets and cauliflower are their favorites. On Wednesday, October 12, Tomlinson Francois’ visit to the market

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CPR Heroes: Engel Family Shares CPR Story on FOX 5 NY

In April 2022, Robert Engel collapsed in the driveway of his Long Island home. His youngest daughter, Madison, saw him fall and immediately took action. She called 9-1-1 and began performing Hands-only CPR, ultimately saving his life. They told their story on October 14, 2022 on FOX 5 Good Day New York:

hidden New gifts empower $32 million total investment in sustainable health equity solutions

New gifts empower $32 million total investment in sustainable health equity solutions

American Heart Association’s Social Impact Funds aim to improve health disparities in under-resourced communities Where you live should not determine how long you live, yet research indicates that Americans continue to suffer and die needlessly . The American Heart Association and like-minded donors are taking bold actions to combat barriers preventing access to equitable health

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NYC Marathon: Meet Team Heart & Stroke 2022

The American Heart Association, the nation’s leading nonprofit in heart health, is proud to announce a return to one of the most popular events in the city, the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon. This year, runners and fundraisers from across the country have once again dedicated their time and sweat to help advance the

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Westchester: Summer Tips for a Healthy Heart

Summer can bring many happy memories – family vacations, summer camp, days at the shore, staying up late and watching the sun set. No matter what your summer traditions include, be sure to keep in mind your heart and brain health throughout the longer daylight hours. According to the American Heart Association heart disease and

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Moms deserve more than one day

We are losing our moms and our sisters, our aunts and our daughters, our friends and neighbors, to something that is largely preventable. According to the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement, cardiovascular disease, including stroke, is the No. 1 cause of death in women and the leading cause of maternal death in

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American Heart Association NYC statement in response to proposed FDA rules for the regulation of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars

NEW YORK, NY, April 28, 2022 — The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) today released proposed rules for the regulation of menthol cigarettes and all flavored cigars. We commend this science-based approach to reducing disease and death related to the use of combustible tobacco products because it will help significantly reduce youth initiation, increase the