The American Heart Association’s Healthy for Good™ is a revolutionary healthy living movement that inspires individuals to create lasting change in their health and life, one small step at a time. In New York City, the movement works with corporate sponsors and individual volunteers to inspire people to follow three core approaches: Eat Smart. Move
Jesse Shea is a former college athlete who at age 26 lived an active and healthy lifestyle. One morning in November 2019 while the Cape May, NJ resident was preparing for work on his boat, he began feeling strange. The last thing he suspected was stroke. Soon after, he had very little movement on the
Welcome to the American Heart Association in New York City’s final webinar in the Fall 2020 Harvest of Health series. The last three months have produced amazing conversation and we are thrilled to deliver this special session about Women’s Health and Gender Inequities. Women’s health touches upon a number of critical issues that intersect with
American Heart Association and philanthropist Rose Caiola partner with GrowNYC to relaunch year-round market The American Heart Association in New York City understands the important role that healthy food access and a nutritious diet play in our overall health. However, lack of access to healthy food in New York City was prevalent before the Coronavirus
November is Eat Smart Month, a celebration of the Healthy for Good™ movement, and the American Heart Association is honoring this month by fighting heart disease and stroke by promoting healthy lifestyle changes. In New York City, the Association is partnering with Citi to inspire residents to improve their health outcomes and create lasting change
The American Heart Association presented its 2020 Chairman’s Award to Sonia Y. Angell, M.D., M.P.H, D.T. M. & H., assistant clinical professor of medicine at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, at Scientific Sessions 2020. Dr. Angell’s work has had a major impact in the U.S. and globally on critical public health
The challenges facing our world are many – from timely concerns such as the coronavirus pandemic and the renewed emphasis it has placed on the need to dismantle structural racism to the ongoing challenges of treating and beating the top two killers around the globe: heart disease and stroke. As president of the American Heart
Welcome to the American Heart Association in New York City’s second webinar in the Harvest of Health series. We are thrilled to serve-up the second helping of this three-course meal. In honor of November being Eat Smart Month, we decided that this conversation should focus on the topics of nutrition and food access in NYC.
National STEM Day opportunity to close gap and encourage women to explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education STEM is the abbreviation for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Careers in these fields are highly lucrative, very competitive, and exceedingly in demand across the country. However, statistics indicate that women remain underrepresented in these critical fields.
DOMESTIC ABUSE MAY DO LONG-TERM DAMAGE TO WOMEN’S HEART HEALTH According to research published earlier this year in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA), women exposed to domestic abuse were 31% more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than women who had not experienced abuse. In the U.S. one in four women has experienced