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Anti-Vaping Contest Winners Announced

Montefiore Hudson Valley Collaborative (MVHC) hosted a celebratory event culminating their Vaping Prevention Contest to help teens from the Bronx, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester counties learn the truth about vaping and raise awareness among their peers, parents and policy makers through creative and compelling Public Service Announcements. The concept for the

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Orange County Sheriff Deputy Receives Hero Award for Saving Life with CPR

National CPR & AED Awareness Week is June 1–7 The American Heart Association presented Orange County Sheriff Deputy Andrew Eberhardt with their HeartSaver Hero Award for using his CPR skills to help a man when he suddenly collapsed from cardiac arrest. The award was presented Thursday, June 6th at the Orange County Government Center. “We

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Tickets Still Available for Westchester Go Red for Women Luncheon

Tickets are still available for the May 31st Westchester Go Red for Women Luncheon at the Hilton Westchester. The event features morning education sessions, health and wellness expo, inspiring survivor stories, and keynote address by Suzanne R. Steinbaum, DO, FACC, FAHA. Steinbaum is a cardiologist and Director of Women’s Cardiovascular Prevention, Health and Wellness at

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TriCounty Heart Walk Celebrates 25 Years of Survivors

Despite the rainy weather, hundreds of local residents came out to participate in the TriCounty Heart Walk on Sunday, May 5th at Harriman State Park to support the programs and research of the American Heart Association. Donations are still being accepted at www.tricountyheartwalk.org. Several red-caped “SUPER-heroes” were presented with Heart Hero capes on stage, like

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May is American Stroke Month – 7 Habits to Prevent Stroke

During May, American Stroke Month, the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, the world’s largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease and stroke, shares seven habits to help prevent stroke. Up to 80 percent of strokes can be prevented by not smoking, making healthy food choices, getting enough physical activity, maintaining

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Orange, Rockland and Sullivan Residents Invited to Register for May 5th TriCounty Heart Walk

There is still time to register for the TriCounty Heart Walk on Sunday, May 5th at Harriman State Park. Register online at www.tricountyheartwalk.org. You might see a few red-caped “SUPER-heroes” there, like kindergartner Sydney Lundgren, Heart Hero and Junior Honoree for the TriCounty Heart Walk. The enemy she’s battled since before her birth was a

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Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum to Keynote Westchester Go Red for Women Luncheon

The American Heart Association announced Suzanne R. Steinbaum, DO, FACC, FAHA, cardiologist and Director of Women’s Cardiovascular Prevention, Health and Wellness at Mount Sinai Heart in New York City, as the keynote speaker for the Go Red for Women Luncheon in Westchester County on May 31st at the Hilton Westchester. Tickets are on sale now

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Dutchess-Ulster Heart Walk THIS Saturday at Dutchess Community College

There’s still time to register for the April 13th Dutchess Ulster Heart Walk at its new location, Dutchess Community College. The event tackles heart disease and stroke, the number one and five killers, in two ways—miles walked, and dollars raised. Walking gets hearts pumping to help prevent these leading killers, and the funds raised will

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Barbara Scuccimarra to be Honored at Heart Walk for work on Tobacco 21 law

Lifelong Putnam resident Barbara Scuccimarra will be recognized as the 2019 Putnam Heart Walk Community Honoree for her work on the Tobacco 21 Law which passed last fall in Putnam County. She will be recognized at the American Heart Association’s Putnam Heart Walk, on Sunday, April 28th at Brewster High School. Heart disease is the