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John D. Bennett, MD, to receive 10th annual Heart Hero Award

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Donald Led Duke Heart Hero Award, the American Heart Association will present the 2023 award to Dr. John Bennett, president and CEO of CDPHP. “Criteria for the Donald Led Duke Heart Hero award includes achievement in areas of health care, especially heart disease or stroke, support for the

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Help stock healthy pantries at Mastrovito Hyundai

During American Heart Month, Mastrovito Hyundai is collecting healthy food to donate to local food pantries. Frank Mastrovito is chairing America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk in 2023, and is suggesting that people donate healthy food items. Here are some items for a healthy diet: • Low-sodium or no-salt canned vegetables • Low-sugar, low-sodium pasta

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Tobacco measures in Governor’s State of the State

The American Heart Association supports Gov. Kathy Hochul’s plans to achieve a tobacco-free next generation of New Yorkers by proposing to end the sale of all flavored tobacco products and increase the cigarette tax. We applaud Gov. Hochul for taking a stand against the tobacco industry and advancing health equity in our communities. The governor’s

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Finish grocery shopping, or call 911?

ALBANY, NY, November 9, 2022 —  She was only 50 years old and in perfect health when she had a heart attack. “I was doing everything right,” Christine Dixon, senior director of individual giving at Saratoga Performing Arts Center and Charlton resident, said. “I lived a life of moderation, and only had one risk factor:

hidden Past Go Red, American Heart Association board chair to receive the 2022 Jane Golub Crystal Heart Award

Past Go Red, American Heart Association board chair to receive the 2022 Jane Golub Crystal Heart Award

ALBANY, NEW YORK, November 8, 2022 —  During her time volunteering for the American Heart Association in the Capital Region, Theresa Petrone Butts, Principal and Senior Director of Global Vendor Management at Mercer; and Owner  of the NY Knockout Women’s Tackle Football Team, lived the association’s mission of being a relentless force for a world

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Fitness buff hadn’t expected to have a stroke

When Jennifer DeFazio had a stroke four years ago, she said “it felt like something exploded in my brain.” Around the time of her 43rd birthday, DeFazio’s neck bothered her. The pain at first was a normal “sore day,” given the level of activity that had always been part of her life. The director of