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Long Island South Asian Project: Take Control

Maybe you’re trying to manage your blood pressure or cholesterol, or quit smoking or vaping, or you’re urging family or friends to do the same. We want to help Blood Pressure Management and Cholesterol Resources: The Facts About High Blood Pressure High blood pressure (also referred to as HBP, or hypertension) is when your blood

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Long Island South Asian Project: Move More

A good starting goal is at least 150 minutes a week, but if you don’t want to sweat the numbers, just move more! Find forms of exercise you like and will stick with, and build more opportunities to be active into your routine. Fitness Basics Getting Active Staying Motivated 7 no-brainer ways to boost your

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Farmstand Aims to Make the Bronx the Healthy Destination in NYC

Monica Tomlinson Francois, 66, a Bronx native, is a regular at the Morris Heights Farmstand at the northeast corner of University Avenue and Burnside Avenue. She visits the market every Wednesday with her daughter to purchase fresh produce. Broccoli, beets and cauliflower are their favorites. On Wednesday, October 12, Tomlinson Francois’ visit to the market

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CPR Heroes: Engel Family Shares CPR Story on FOX 5 NY

In April 2022, Robert Engel collapsed in the driveway of his Long Island home. His youngest daughter, Madison, saw him fall and immediately took action. She called 9-1-1 and began performing Hands-only CPR, ultimately saving his life. They told their story on October 14, 2022 on FOX 5 Good Day New York:

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Syracuse foursome saves life with CPR at charity golf tournament

A charity golf tournament turned into an experience like no other for a foursome from Nascentia Health. They saved a man’s life with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Suezette Van Horn, Maria Giannino, Beth Lord, and Patrick Forget were playing golf at Rogues Roost Golf Club in Bridgeport to raise money for The Kara Fund, a nonprofit

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NYC Board of Directors

The work of the American Heart Association New York City is made possible thanks in large part to our volunteer leaders. Thank you to our NYC Board of Directors and Campaign Leadership.   To learn more about the mission of the American Heart Association and to request information about joining the fight against cardiovascular disease

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New gifts empower $32 million total investment in sustainable health equity solutions

American Heart Association’s Social Impact Funds aim to improve health disparities in under-resourced communities Where you live should not determine how long you live, yet research indicates that Americans continue to suffer and die needlessly . The American Heart Association and like-minded donors are taking bold actions to combat barriers preventing access to equitable health