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Southern Tier Heart Walk invites walkers back in person

The American Heart Association is inviting the Southern Tier back to its premier event to boost physical and mental health through healthy habits while supporting the lifesaving mission. On Sunday, April 10th, Southern Tier area Heart Walk participants and teams are invited to a brand new venue for the Heart Walk. Walkers can come to

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What effect does sodium have on your blood pressure?

Almost at the halfway mark, the American Heart Association’s free blood pressure awareness program, the Check It! Challenge, has a reach of 315,000 people. Participants are checking their blood pressure twice monthly and taking advantage of American Heart Association resources provided to them. Each month during the four-month program that began in February, the Check

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Apalachin 4th grader honored as top fundraiser at Kids Heart Challenge event

Apalachin Elementary School students got active and celebrated an important cause during a fun ceremony on Friday, March 4th. The American Heart Association and Apalachin Elementary are working together to make whole-body wellness a priority as students participate in Kids Heart Challenge™. At Friday morning’s ceremony, the school recognized 4th grader Lucas Jones as the

hidden American Heart Association expands “Lower the Pressure” initiative in New York State thanks to $1 million grant

American Heart Association expands “Lower the Pressure” initiative in New York State thanks to $1 million grant

The American Heart Association has new tools to help improve blood pressure rates in New York State, thanks to a grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation.  The two-year grant of $1 million will allow the American Heart Association to expand its focus on improving high blood pressure rates in under-resourced communities. Through the “Lower

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Kinney Drugs supports heart and brain health through American Heart Association’s Life Is Why campaign

Kinney Drugs is proud to support the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, through Life Is Why™, a cause marketing campaign benefitting the American Heart Association. Life Is Why inspires consumers to celebrate their reasons to live healthier, longer lives – by giving. “We’re excited and

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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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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

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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 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