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Stay Healthy For Good by NYU Langone Health

NYC Healthy For Good and the Long Island Heart Walk are sponsored by: The American Heart Association’s Healthy for Good is a healthy living movement to inspire lasting change in your health and your life, one small step at a time. The approach is simple: Eat smart. Move more. Be well. We are honored 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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Long Island South Asian Project

Heart disease is the leading cause of death of adults nationwide, and South Asians, the second fastest-growing ethnic group in America, have a higher death rate from this disease than any other ethnic group: Four times the risk of heart disease compared to the general population Earlier onset of cardiovascular disease than other ethnicities. The

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Live Fierce. Go Red sponsored by Northwell Health

Red Chair Series locally sponsored by The American Heart Association’s signature women’s initiative, Go Red for Women, is a catalyst for change to improve the lives of women globally. We believe the more a woman knows about heart disease, the better chance she has of beating it. That’s why we are partnering with Northwell Health

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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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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

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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

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Addressing Hypertension in New York State

The American Heart Association is working to improve hypertension across New York State with a brand new event. The virtual Regional Hypertension Summit will bring together health care organizations, medical practices, and health-focused organizations from across New York State to collectively address blood pressure control and recognize Target: BP™ achievements. Target: BP is a national

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Healthier Long Island Initiative

Welcome, and thank you for helping us build a Healthier Long Island! The American Heart Association recently launched the Healthier Long Island Initiative in response to poor community health conditions and a lack of access to care exacerbated by COVID-19. Let’s get started! I want to take control of my health! Nearly half of American

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Pittsburgh Pastor Receives Top Grant at the First EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, announced the top awardees of its first-ever EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based hosted by the Eastern States region. The first-place grant of $50,000 was awarded to Pastor Cynthia Wallace of Bible Center Church in the Homewood neighborhood of