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Protect your heart in the heat

With the summer heat upon us, be sure to protect your heart in the heat. It’s important to know that extreme heat can be hard on the heart. As the temperature rises, so can your risk for suffering health issues like heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Doctors recommend using good judgment when it comes to

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Community-wide Check It! Challenge programs in Central New York and Southern Tier see success in first year

Despite a global pandemic, the American Heart Association’s Check It! Challenge is making a difference in the fight to control a silent killer. The association’s first community-wide Check It! Challenge in Central New York and the Southern Tier encouraged participants to regularly check their blood pressure and take steps to lower their numbers. The challenge

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Southern Tier Stroke Support Group needs your votes for national award

A Southern Tier group is a finalist for the American Stroke Association’s Stroke Hero Voters’ Choice Award and needs votes from the community to win. The Southern Tier Support Group is one of 8 finalists. This year, the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted

hidden What you need to know at America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk

What you need to know at America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk

America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk is celebrating 46 years of saving lives. The 2020 America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk will be March 6th and 7th. America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk Weekend events include: The Healthy for Good Expo will be held on Friday, March 6th at Utica College. The Expo will be

hidden American Heart Association helps provide healthy food for Syracuse students and families over winter break

American Heart Association helps provide healthy food for Syracuse students and families over winter break

The American Heart Association, along with several other organizations, provided hundreds of meals for Syracuse students and their families during the school district’s winter break. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the American Heart Association and the Growing Healthy Hearts coalition served students and parents a free, light lunch at one Syracuse City School District elementary

hidden Nominate someone for the Mohawk Valley’s Lifestyle Change Award

Nominate someone for the Mohawk Valley’s Lifestyle Change Award

As you work on your New Year’s resolution, do you know someone that has already made a big change? The American Heart Association is working to celebrate individuals who have made a positive impact on their health with the Lifestyle Change Award. The Lifestyle Change Award, sponsored by Sovena, honors someone who has made significant,

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Applications now open for Community Impact Grants

The American Heart Association wants to help local organizations create a healthier Mohawk Valley. Applications are now open for the American Heart Association’s Community Impact Grants. The grants help local groups start or continue projects aimed at improving the health of our community.  The American Heart Association is looking for innovative programs that address social