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American Heart Association NYC statement in response to proposed FDA rules for the regulation of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars

NEW YORK, NY, April 28, 2022 — The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) today released proposed rules for the regulation of menthol cigarettes and all flavored cigars. We commend this science-based approach to reducing disease and death related to the use of combustible tobacco products because it will help significantly reduce youth initiation, increase the

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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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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

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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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

hidden New York City social entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations receive funding to break down health barriers

New York City social entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations receive funding to break down health barriers

The American Heart Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund invests in sustainable local solutions addressing health inequities In New York City, people living in poor neighborhoods have higher death rates than those living in wealthier neighborhoods however, Black New Yorkers have the highest rate in every neighborhood. To sustainably address the social and economic impediments