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Delivering healthy meals to frontline workers in Buffalo and Rochester

Everyone needs access to healthy meals, especially in a time of crisis. The American Heart Association spearheaded healthy meal deliveries in Rochester and Buffalo to healthcare workers on the frontline of COVID-19 in late April. ‘Heat and eat’ meal deliveries from Project Lean Nation were made possible by A.R. Arena Products, Bergmann, Bonduelle, CPL, Consiliarium

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Buffalo CycleNation: Create Your Own Adventure to help fight stroke

A new CycleNation experience is coming to Western New York.  The popular CycleNation event is back, but with a new digital format for 2020. Instead of a one-day event, CycleNation is now a 6-week challenge. The new format allows CycleNation to expand to more participants, including those who may not have access to a bike.

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North Country school awarded national Kids Heart Challenge grant

A North Country school is among the recipients of a nationwide grant from the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge has awarded $3,200 to Copenhagen Central School in Copenhagen for a refocus obstacle course. Awarded to schools across the country, the grants continue the American Heart Association’s commitment to help educators

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Four Utica-area organizations receive Community Impact Grants

Four Mohawk Valley organizations have received Community Impact Grants from the American Heart Association, for a total of $33,000. This year’s grant recipients all focus on healthy eating and food availability. “The Community Impact Grants help local groups start or continue projects aimed at improving the health of our community,” said Christine Kisiel, executive director

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Lawyer, Neurosurgeon head Capital Region NY board

Albany, New York – Jennifer Corcoran Conway, a partner at Tully Rinckey LLC, has been named Chair of the Capital Region Board of Directors of the American Heart Association. Alan Boulos, M.D., Chair of Neurosurgery, Co-Director of the Neurosciences Institute and Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiology at Albany Med, is its new president. Both will

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E-cigs 101

Here’s a 101 on e-cigarettes, which may suppress the immune system, making people more susceptible to respiratory infections and delayed recovery.  

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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

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

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