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Governor’s budget needs to include ALL flavored tobacco products

Gov. Cuomo’s call for ending the sale of flavored e-cigarettes doesn’t go far enough, according to the American Heart Association. “We need to protect the health of all New Yorkers by prohibiting the sale of all flavors in all tobacco products,” said Caitlin O’Brien, J.D., New York State Director of Government Affairs for the American

hidden On World Stroke Day, Erie, PA local survivor Dr. Rebecca Wise shares her survivor story while Dr. Trevor Phinney of UPMC Hamot offers wellness tips

On World Stroke Day, Erie, PA local survivor Dr. Rebecca Wise shares her survivor story while Dr. Trevor Phinney of UPMC Hamot offers wellness tips

ERIE PA, October 29, 2019 — October 29 is World Stroke Day and the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, which is the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke, provides five tips to help Erie residents to feel healthier and avoid one of the most

hidden In Buffalo NY, approximately 3,300 of Erie County residents will be hospitalized for cerebrovascular disease this year, including strokes

In Buffalo NY, approximately 3,300 of Erie County residents will be hospitalized for cerebrovascular disease this year, including strokes

BUFFALO NY — October 29 is World Stroke Day and the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, which is the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke, provides five tips to help Erie County residents to feel healthier and avoid one of the most common causes of

hidden New York’s Governor Cuomo’s executive action doesn’t go far enough

New York’s Governor Cuomo’s executive action doesn’t go far enough

NEW YORK – The American Heart Association is very disappointed with the limited scope of the emergency executive action Gov. Cuomo took today, Sept. 15,  which would ban the sale of certain flavored e-cigarettes, and hopes that there is an opportunity to include all flavored tobacco products, including menthol combustible cigarettes. “This morning’s announcement by

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Be Your Best with Mindful Eating, by Cindy Chan Phillips, MS, MBA, RD

March is National Nutrition Month®. Let’s take this beautiful occasion to talk about you, yes, YOU! Not superfoods, not calories, not carbs. I often begin my nutrition talks by asking the audience how many of them know about heart-healthy eating, as recommended by the American Heart Association. Almost half the room raise their hands. Then

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2019 ERIE COUNTY LEGISLATOR LYNNE DIXON ISSUES PROCLAMATION FOR WEAR RED DAY & GO RED FOR WOMEN® CAMPAIGN

Erie County Legislator, Lynne Dixon, presented a proclamation Monday, January 28th at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo in support of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women® campaign and National Wear Red Day. The proclamation was issued to the Executive Director of the Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association, Marc Natale and Shari McDonald, RN, MSN,

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American Heart Association Warns of Snow Shoveling Health Hazards

For most people, shoveling snow may not lead to any health problems. However, the American Heart Association warns that the risk of a heart attack during snow shoveling may increase for some, stating that the combination of colder temperatures and physical exertion increases the workload on the heart. People who are outdoors in cold weather