hidden Cardiologist, Credit Union to receive awards at the Capital Region Heart Ball

Cardiologist, Credit Union to receive awards at the Capital Region Heart Ball

Cardiologist Mandeep Sidhu, M.D., MBA, was inspired to become a part of the American Heart Association after attending Scientific Sessions, the American Heart Association’s annual conference that brings together thousands of scientists to present new cardiovascular research, when he was a medical student.  Since then, he has served in numerous leadership and research capacities with the

hidden Cardiac Kids celebrated during ‘Play Your Heart Out’ game

Cardiac Kids celebrated during ‘Play Your Heart Out’ game

Colton Berlin of Mayfield is 12 and was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, and had surgery when he was just a few days old. Now 12, he likes to golf, wakeboard and play with his dogs. On Saturday, January 20, Colton was one of 13 children who were honored during halftime of the UAlbany

hidden CPR in Schools kits donation help build Nation of Lifesavers

CPR in Schools kits donation help build Nation of Lifesavers

As part of their support of America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk, Adirondack Bank donated CPR in Schools kits to Donovan Middle School at 1701 Noyes St., and JFK Middle School at 500 Utica Drive East, both in Utica. Each kit has 10 CPR mannikins, knee pads, a pump and instructions. “Adirondack Bank is pleased

hidden Libraries add blood pressure cuffs to items they loan

Libraries add blood pressure cuffs to items they loan

High blood pressure is often referred to as “the silent killer.” Since it frequently has no symptoms, many people don’t know they have it. But a recent program of the American Heart Association, devoted to a world of healthier lives for all, and local libraries are making it easier for people  to know if their

hidden Heart Association invests in research in central New York

Heart Association invests in research in central New York

Cardiovascular research is going strong at Masonic Medical Research Institute (MMRI), where four scientists currently have projects funded by the American Heart Association for a total amount of $499,000. Today, November 28, 2023, the researchers presented brief overviews of their projects to gathered board members from both institutions and the public. “Since 1949, the American

hidden What she thought was the flu was heart disease

What she thought was the flu was heart disease

In March of 2019, Lindsay Callahan thought she had the flu.  An EKG was part of the battery of tests that doctors performed on her – and it led to a result the then-36-year-old mother of two, who works part-time at DeCrescente Distributing Company, never expected. “I was negative for the flu, but failed my

hidden Insurance Executive to lead Capital Region Heart Ball

Insurance Executive to lead Capital Region Heart Ball

Brian O’Grady, president of health plan markets for CDPHP®, has signed on to chair the 2024 Capital Region Heart Ball on Friday, February 9, 2024 at the Albany Capital Center. Having spent the entirety of his career in the health care industry, O’Grady has a keen understanding of the importance of heart health. As a

hidden Littlest heart surgery patients receive care bags

Littlest heart surgery patients receive care bags

Each year, one in 100 babies is born with a congenital heart defect. Twenty-five percent of  these babies will have a critical congenital heart defect, requiring surgical or catheter-based intervention in the first year of life. Noah France is one of them, born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome,  a congenital heart defect in which the