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BetterU Blog — No Longer a Challenge–Now a Lifestyle

Today’s BetterU blog is from….Jaime!   How is it that we are already at week 11 of this challenge?  That went fast!  As I’m writing this I’m thinking that “challenge” isn’t the right word to use anymore.  I am definitely feeling that this is more of a true lifestyle now. When I started this journey,

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Heart Disease Survivor Finishes Chicago Marathon

Wilton, Connecticut resident, Selina Santos, 42, completed the Chicago Marathon Saturday, her heart beating strong with every stride in the 26.2-mile race. Finishing a marathon is no small feat for any runner, but for Santos, a heart disease survivor, crossing that finish line meant so much more. Santos served as a 2016 Faces of Heart

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Tobacco 21 Legislation Passes in Putnam

The American Heart Association offered praise to Putnam County Legislators for passage of Tobacco 21 legislation Tuesday night. The legislation calls for increasing the sales age of tobacco products, including cigarettes and vaping products, from 18 to 21 years of age. Putnam became the sixth Hudson Valley county to pass Tobacco 21 legislation in the

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Walking for Heart Health & Research at Heart Walk

Nearly 1,000 Westchester area residents, including dozens of corporate and community teams, walked at the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk event Saturday at Kensico Dam in Valhalla. They walked for their hearts, and to fund the American Heart Association’s research. This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Heart Walk event nationally. Donations are still

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Change is Hard

Just over halfway through this program and eating healthy and exercising regularly is still really hard. It’s a different kind of hard than when I first started. You see, at first everything was so overwhelming. There was so much information and I didn’t know where to start. What really helped was telling everyone I knew