hidden Women face unique risks for high blood pressure and stroke

Women face unique risks for high blood pressure and stroke

Women have a lot on their plates, and sometimes important self-care can take a back seat to work, family and other obligations. In fact, nearly 50% of adult women have high blood pressure, and nearly three-quarters of those with high blood pressure don’t have it under control. Uncontrolled high blood pressure can significantly increase a

hidden American Heart Association launches new STEM Has Heart program in Syracuse

American Heart Association launches new STEM Has Heart program in Syracuse

Our community’s health is about more than just our bodies. The American Heart Association is officially launching the STEM Has Heart program to work with students and local leaders to help increase diversity in STEM fields. “The American Heart Association is dedicated to removing the barriers to good health and wellbeing,” said Kristin Rubino, chairwoman

hidden Move More with the Southern Tier Heart Challenge

Move More with the Southern Tier Heart Challenge

The Southern Tier Heart Challenge is on! Now in its 32nd year, this iconic community event is going digital and adding new experiences this year. The Southern Tier Heart Challenge, a digital, expanded evolution of the Heart Walk, is a fun and meaningful way to celebrate heart and stroke survivors, raise lifesaving funds and encourage

hidden New Go Red experience debuts in Rochester

New Go Red experience debuts in Rochester

A new Go Red for Women experience is coming to the Rochester area. The popular Go Red for Women Luncheon will be transformed into an online Go Red for Women Experience to support the fight to end heart disease and stroke. This year, participants can take part whenever their schedule allows with a flexible format.

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Health groups call for restored funding to help prevention and treatment of chronic diseases in New York

A group of 18 health focused organizations, including the American Heart Association, are calling on the New York State Legislature to restore funds to public health programs cut in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget. The groups co-signed the following letter to Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought