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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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Rochester Heart Walk & Run returning in person

The American Heart Association, along with chairwoman Kelly Quinn, is inviting Rochester back to its premier event to boost physical and mental health through healthy habits while supporting the lifesaving mission. As chairwoman, Quinn, client manager at Unum and a stroke survivor, is leading the charge to raise $650,000 to support the lifesaving work of

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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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Westchester Women to Reconnect in Person to Fight Heart Disease at Westchester Go Red for Women Experience

After nearly two years away from in person events, today the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, announced the 2022 Westchester Go Red for Women® movement will transform its famous luncheon into an evening experience. This signature event will take place Thursday, March 24 at

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

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

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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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Westchester County Self-Monitoring Resource: Hypertension

What is high blood pressure? High blood pressure (also referred to as HBP, or hypertension) is when your blood pressure, the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels, is consistently too high. Learn more about high blood pressure. Understanding Blood Pressure Reading What do your blood pressure numbers mean?   The only way to know