Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month 2017: Familia Y Hogar Expo

  Happy National Hispanic Heritage Month! Each year Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage (HHM) month from September 15 through October 15 by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. While the Hispanic identity and experience may be diverse, a shared desire to live a healthy [...]

By |September 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet Team Heart & Stroke: TCS New York City Marathon 2017

Thousands of athletes from across the globe gather annually in New York City for the TCS NYC Marathon. This year, the world-renown marathon takes place on Sunday, November 5th and we are proud to announce that more than 30 volunteers from around our area, and around the country, will be participating in the NYC Marathon on behalf of the American Heart [...]

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

September 2017 AHA | ASA in the Community Calendar

The mission of the American Heart Association in New York City is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. To achieve this mission, the AHA attempts to make an extraordinary impact by meeting people where they are. To that end, this month our team will be active around the city, working to improve and extend the lives [...]

By |September 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pack Healthy Back to School Lunches

New York City public schools are back in session on Thursday, September 7. It's almost time for back-to-school!  Packing the kids’ lunches for school means you have control over which foods they are eating. Parents can manage nutritious meals even when the kids are at school. According to the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, founded with the American [...]

By |August 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

EmPOWERED To Serve™ business storytelling competition: enter now thru September 5

The American Heart Association to offer financial awards to innovative business solutions for urban community health issues through competition  August 21, 2017 — The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, is seeking startup companies, teams, individuals and nonprofit organizations to compete in the EmPOWERED To Serve™ urban [...]

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August 2017 AHA in the Community Calendar

August 2017: AHA in the Community Calendar The mission of the American Heart Association in New York City is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. To achieve this mission, the AHA attempts to make an extraordinary impact by meeting people where they are. To that end, this month our team will be active across the city, [...]

By |August 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New Yorkers Want Healthier Choices on Kids’ Menus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New Yorkers Want Healthier Choices on Kids’ Menus Parents: Lack of healthy options major problem New York, NY, July 18, 2017 — A recent survey commissioned by the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease, finds that voters in New York City overwhelmingly support making children’s menus [...]

By |July 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Go Red For Women Led By Two New York City Executives

  Liz Elting, co-Founder/ CEO, TransPerfect Co-Chair 2017-2018 Go Red For Women NYC NEW YORK, NY – The American Heart Association announced today that Liz Elting, co-founder/CEO and Jessica Eker, Senior Vice President of TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately held provider of language and technology solutions for global business, will be co-chairs of the year-round Go Red For [...]

By |July 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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