hidden Local CEO to lead 2022 Syracuse Go Red for Women movement

Local CEO to lead 2022 Syracuse Go Red for Women movement

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization devoted to a world of healthier lives for all, announces Jackie Ferrari, founder and CEO of American Fashion Network, as the community volunteer chair of the 2021-2022 Syracuse area Go Red for Women® movement. Go Red for Women is a worldwide initiative of the American Heart Association

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New York: American Heart Association, Northwell Health Combine Forces to Combat Heart Disease, Women’s No. 1 Health Threat

An important fact we all need to understand is cardiovascular disease remains the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year claiming more women’s lives than all forms of cancer combined. That’s approximately one woman every minute! The American Heart Association in New York City, Westchester and Long Island is proud

hidden Double Up Food Bucks promotes healthy shopping in Syracuse, Albany

Double Up Food Bucks promotes healthy shopping in Syracuse, Albany

Shoppers in two Upstate NY communities have a new way to get healthy produce. Two retail stores in Syracuse and Albany officially launched their participation in the Double Up Food Bucks program. The American Heart Association worked with Field and Fork Network to bring Double Up Food Bucks to the Syracuse Cooperative Market in Syracuse

hidden New York City social entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations receive funding to break down health barriers

New York City social entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations receive funding to break down health barriers

The American Heart Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund invests in sustainable local solutions addressing health inequities In New York City, people living in poor neighborhoods have higher death rates than those living in wealthier neighborhoods however, Black New Yorkers have the highest rate in every neighborhood. To sustainably address the social and economic impediments

hidden STEM Has Heart brings hands-on experiences and lifesaving science to Syracuse elementary students

STEM Has Heart brings hands-on experiences and lifesaving science to Syracuse elementary students

The American Heart Association helped bring science to life for about 100 Syracuse City School District elementary students. The STEM Has Heart Day at Van Duyn Elementary School featured hands-on examples and activities that not only engaged students in STEM fields, but taught them about their own health, as well. “Lifesaving science is not often

hidden NYC Researcher Named the American Heart Association’s 2021 Distinguished Scientist in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology

NYC Researcher Named the American Heart Association’s 2021 Distinguished Scientist in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology

The American Heart Association is presenting its 2021 Distinguished Scientist in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology to Kathryn J. Moore, Ph.D., FAHA, of New York University Grossman School of Medicine. The Association designates Distinguished Scientist awards in several categories to members who have significantly advanced the understanding of cardiovascular, stroke or brain health. The six

hidden New York City Researches Shine at Scientific Sessions 2021

New York City Researches Shine at Scientific Sessions 2021

Healthy eating linked to better heart structure and function among Latino adults David Flomenbaum, B.S., B.A., a medical student at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City Research Highlights: Adult Latinos who followed a heart-healthy diet had better heart function, according to ultrasound images that found the heart was pumping blood more

hidden New York State Regional Hypertension Summit works to control a silent killer

New York State Regional Hypertension Summit works to control a silent killer

More than 100 clinicians, primary care providers and population health representatives gathered virtually to help make New York State a healthier place at the Regional Hypertension Summit hosted by the American Heart Association. Hypertension is often called the silent killer, and it is the most important modifiable risk factor for heart disease. According to the