hidden American Heart Association Applauds NYC for funding SNAP healthy food incentive in the next budget, calls on the NYC Council to do more

American Heart Association Applauds NYC for funding SNAP healthy food incentive in the next budget, calls on the NYC Council to do more

More action needed to support key health programs that will help the people who need it the most. The American Heart Association, the world’s leading health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, believes every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. To accomplish that, we need to continually identify and

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NYC Marathon sign of city’s return

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 2021 NYC Marathon. Back in person after the pandemic, the five-borough race is back on the calendar.  Runners and those willing to challenge themselves are invited to

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Live Fierce NYC: Month 4

Month 4:  Live Fierce This fourth month of our Live Fierce NYC Resiliency program is all about hope, optimism, staying calm under pressure and looking toward a brighter future. This journey was designed to help us build skills needed to overcome any challenge. Like a muscle, these skills grow stronger the more we use them.

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Live Fierce NYC: Month 3

Month 3:  Reduce Your Risk This third month of our Live Fierce NYC Resiliency program is all about reducing your risk and preventing heart disease and stroke. We’re going to focus on identifying the signs and symptoms of a stroke F.A.S.T., improving our brain health, knowing your numbers, and getting active! Week 1: Move More

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FDA Announcement Reinforces Need for NYC to Prohibit Sale of Menthol Cigarettes

New York, NY (April 29, 2021) – A coalition of health advocacy groups in New York City, including the American Lung Association, Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, NYC Smoke-Free, Public Health Solutions and the NAACP New York State Conference, applauded today’s announcement from the Biden Administration

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Live Fierce NYC: Month 2

Month 2:  Be Well This second month of our Live Fierce NYC Resiliency program is all about mindfulness and being well. We’re going to focus on practicing gratitude, managing stress, meditation and mental health. Week 1: Practicing Gratitude  Gratitude – Simple Ways to Practice Gratitude, Thankfulness: How Gratitude Can Help Your Health,  21 Days of