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AHA NYC and Queens Public Library start lending blood pressure monitoring kits at Far Rockaway Library

Libraries serve as gateways to knowledge and culture. They play a fundamental role in many communities as places to gather, learn, and borrow books. Thanks to a collaboration between the American Heart Association and the Queens Public Library, Far Rockaway library is now a place to manage your blood pressure. Starting this week, patrons of

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January NYC Survivor of the Month: Linda Feingold

Over the last few months, the American Heart Association in New York City has run a monthly feature on our blog titled the “Survivor of the Month.” The goal of this series is to highlight the individuals who embody our mission of being “a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.” In previous

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American Heart Association Applauds NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio for Signing Bill Restricting Sales of Flavored E-cigarettes Products

More action needed to address serious public health threat of menthol tobacco The American Heart Association, the world’s leading health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, maintains that flavored tobacco products are reversing decades of progress in reducing tobacco use among youth and worsening the persistent disparities regarding addiction among communities of

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Area researchers receive awards at Scientific Sessions

Researchers from Boston, New York, Baltimore and New Haven, Conn., were among those recognized Sunday at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2019 in Philadelphia. The Association’s Scientific Sessions is an annual, premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians. American Heart Association President Dr. Robert A. Harrington presented

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NYC doctors to present at Scientific Session 2019 this weekend

This weekend in Philadelphia, PA doctors from around the globe will gather at the American Heart Association’s annual Scientific Sessions. The three-day conference attracts Nobel laureates, world renown researchers and healthcare providers to shape the future of cardiovascular science and medicine. Two researchers from New York City are among those whose work is expected to

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Love at the Heart of World Stroke Day in NYC

Stefanie Cohen, 32, and Pierre George Bonnefil, 61, are a generation apart but they have a lot in common. They both live in New York City, they both have rewarding careers, and most importantly, they are both stroke survivors who credit their significant other for saving their life. Stefanie, who was 29 and working long

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Empowering Entrepreneurs for healthier communities: EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator Finale Event

We are thrilled to introduce the 2019 EmPOWERED to Serve National Business Accelerator grant recipients!  The October 17th event was hosted in Washington, D.C. at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The top nine candidates presented their innovative concepts and ideas in a shark-tank style program at the event for a chance