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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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Hundreds of Putnam Residents Walk at Heart Walk

  More than 800 Putnam residents walked at the Putnam Heart Walk at Brewster High School on Sunday, April 22nd. The funds they raised will support heart disease and stroke research, along with the awareness and advocacy programs of the American Heart Association (AHA). Donations are still being accepted online at www.putnamheartwalk.org. Joseph Roberto, president

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Participants Moving More at the Westchester Heart Walk

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the No. 1 killer of all Americans. Heart disease also kills more women than all forms of cancer combined. But more than 80% of heart disease incidence can be prevented with simple lifestyle changes like moving more.  The American Heart Association’s October 1st Heart Walk event at Kensico Dam got Westchester

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Heart Disease Affects Children, Too–Walk for Healthy Hearts

Heart Birth Defects Are #1 Birth Defect, but Survivable Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the No. 1 killer of all Americans. In fact, someone dies from CVD every 39 seconds. Heart disease also kills more women than all forms of cancer combined. Congenital heart defects are the most common cause of infant death from birth defects.

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Dutchess-Ulster Heart Walk Honorees – Madison and Matthew

Thanks to our Junior Heart Walk Honorees this year, Madison Dallies and Matthew Burchell! Here are their stories.   Madison Dallies At a routine ultrasound showed there was a possible hole in Madison’s heart, in between her ventricles.  A future level 2 ultrasound confirmed that she definitely had a hole in between the ventricles, but

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Little Red Hats to Raise Awareness for Congenital Heart Defects

The American Heart Association (AHA), in connection with The Children’s Heart Foundation, is offering the “Little Hats, Big Hearts” program for the second year in a row locally. Thousands of little red hats are being delivered to 26 regional hospitals in New York and Connecticut during February, American Heart Month, to help raise awareness for

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Volunteers Rally to Support American Heart Association

Marist College welcomed volunteers from over 50 local companies and organizations for the American Heart Association’s (AHA) annual Heart Walk volunteer rally and kickoff event. Vince Amodeo, Business Banking Regional Manager at M&T Bank for the Hudson Valley, will serve as Heart Walk chair for 2017 Heart Walk. The event is the American Heart Association’s