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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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New York State Senate Passes Tobacco 21–Clears Way for Governor to Sign

Great news from the NYS Capitol! Senate’s passage of Tobacco 21 means a better future for New York’s youth! The American Heart Association applauds the New York state Senate for its passage of Tobacco 21 (S2833/ A558-A) by a vote of 52 to 8 today. Tobacco 21 raises the legal sales age for tobacco products

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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

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American Heart Association’s CycleNation Pumps Hearts & Pedals for Research Funding

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) 2nd annual indoor cycling “CycleNation” event was held at Sportsplex Fitness in New Windsor on Thursday, February 28th. The goal of the event was to encourage Hudson Valley residents to use cycling to improve heart and brain health, while raising funds to continue the AHA/ASA’s vital community programs,

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St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital Wins Heart Trophy

The American Heart Association (AHA) announced St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital (SLCH) the winner of the Heart Walk 2018 “Crothall Healthcare Hospital Cup.” The cup is presented annually by the AHA to the hospital that raises the most funds to fight heart disease and stroke through participation in the TriCounty Heart Walk. St. Luke’s beat out

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Score a Touchdown with Heart Healthy Snacks for the Game

The big game needs big plans for healthy snacks! Don’t sack everyone’s healthy New Year’s resolutions with a party spread filled with fried, fattening or sugary foods. Score a touchdown with a super party buffet full of heart healthy foods to give everyone a healthy option while celebrating the big game! Offering healthy food choices

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Go Red For Women Fast Facts

GO RED FOR WOMEN® FAST FACTS   Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women, claiming the lives of one in three women. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, taking more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Cardiovascular diseases kill one woman about every 80 seconds. But about 80

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Anchors Go Red on National Wear Red Day

Welcome to the blog, News Anchors! The American Heart Association invites you to get involved in National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 1st, to help kick off American Heart Month! Wear red and raise awareness for women’s number one killer—heart disease. Go Red For Women is about much more than wearing red on National