Let’s Serve NYC Kids Better

Guest Blogger:  Pamela Bonney, MS, RD, CDN, Nutrition and Health Consultant In my work as a pediatric nutritionist, I often counsel families on the importance of making healthy choices and how to encourage their children to do so. So many parents report their struggles of trying to provide healthy food and drinks for their kids and the battles that ensure [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

State Assembly Health Committee’s Passage of Tobacco 21 Could Save Lives, Money

  June 15,2017 - Public health groups call on full Assembly and Senate to pass ‘T21’ before the session ends  Today’s passage of Tobacco 21 (A273) in the state Assembly’s Health Committee was a positive step forward in preventing New York’s youth from becoming addicted to tobacco, the No. 1 preventable cause of death in New York and a leading [...]

By |June 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Coalition Applauds New York City’s Universal Physical Education Initiative

NEW YORK, NY, June 7, 2017 – The Phys Ed 4 All Coalition (PE4All) applauds Mayor Bill de Blasio, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña for the city’s announced Universal Physical Education (PE) Initiative which will provide all schools with a designated space for effective PE by 2021. The plan will address 200 schools that do not [...]

By |June 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION WALL STREET RUN & HEART WALK THURSDAY, MAY 18th

 Over 12,000 walkers, runners, donors, and volunteers are helping the American Heart Association in their mission to fight cardiovascular disease and stroke, the Nation’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers, respectively by running all over Wall Street. The festivities take place at Brookfield Place (formerly World Financial Center). The runners line up at Greenwich Street (between Murray Street and Barclay Street [...]

By |May 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wall Street Run & Heart Walk Call for Volunteers

Volunteer for the Wall Street Run & Heart Walk on May 18th  from 4:00PM to 8:00PM! The event, a 5K walk/run, aims to spread lifesaving heart health awareness in New York City. With your support, we can save lives and build healthier communities! Volunteer responsibilities include:  cheering, support in the festival area, giving out refreshments, and raising heart health awareness Sign up, here: [...]

By |April 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

American Heart Association Joins Council Member Stephen Levin Calling on State Legislature to Pass Life-Saving Legislation

Applauds NYPD for CPR-AED Training  “On behalf of the American Heart Association, I am thrilled that our City’s law enforcement has been successfully certified in CPR and AED utilization and call on the state legislature to pass Briana’s Law this session,” stated Melinda Murray, member of the NYC Advocacy Committee for the American Heart Association. “I lost my only child, my [...]

By |April 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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By |February 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Living Life to the Fullest is Why

In recognition of National Congenital Heart Defect  Awareness Week, we invited one of our volunteers to share his story. By Guest Blogger Zachary Gotlib I was born with a congenital heart defect known as bicuspid aortic stenosis with regurgitation. This means my aortic valve is misshapen and has two leaflets instead of three, causing the blood pumped from my aorta to [...]

By |February 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Staying Heart-Healthy During a Blizzard

Don't Become Victim to Winter's Bone Chilling Effects Old man winter is at it again. Ice and snowstorms have a bone chilling effect on all of us.  In fact, the American Heart Association has cold weather warnings that will make cars not starting in subzero temperatures, schools closing on a frequent basis and sidewalks needing to be shoveled clean just [...]

By |February 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

American Heart Association Welcomes Mount Sinai Health System As First Life is Why Sponsor in NYC

Working Together  to Deepen Community Health Impact  The American Heart Association (AHA) proudly announces Mount Sinai Health System as the first Life is Why sponsor in New York City. Life is Why is a national initiative which emphasizes the emotional connection to the work of the AHA. The campaign encourages people to consider what or whom they are living for [...]

By |February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments