Social Media Ambassadors: May is American Stroke Month

Use your social media channels for good! Someone has a stroke every 40 seconds in the U.S. But 80% of strokes are preventable and stroke is largely treatable. Knowing your risk factors, the warning signs and how to respond during a stroke could save a life. You can help us educate others about stroke simply by sharing our suggested social media [...]

By |May 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

May is American Stroke Month: Here’s Why it Matters

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the American Stroke Association. It's a good opportunity to reflect on the game-changing advancements revolutionizing the field of stroke prevention and treatment. Plus, it's a great time to admit that after 20 years, we're still obsessed with ending stroke because up to 80 percent of strokes may be preventable. Here are the facts: [...]

By |May 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES $90,000 FOR COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANTS FOR IMPROVING ACCESS TO HEALTHY FOOD IN NEW YORK CITY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK – April 25, 2018 – The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association is pleased to announce the opening of the 2018-19 New York City Community Impact Grant application process.  This grant will provide funding for non-profit organizations with programs and projects that have a focus on expanding healthy food access for children living in under-served communities [...]

By |April 25th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Inaugural STEM Goes Red Inspires New York City High School Girls to Pursue STEM and Live Healthy Lives

For Immediate Release New York City, April 24, 2018 — On Friday, April 20, 2018 the American Heart Association hosted the inaugural STEM Goes Red event in New York City. Almost 100 high school girls from across the five boroughs enjoyed a fun-filled and inspiring day at the New York Academy of Sciences, where they gained hands-on experience in science, [...]

By |April 24th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Inaugural CycleNation NYC Honors ‘Stroke Hero’ Dr. Philip Stieg

World-renowned neurosurgeon, professor and philanthropist  honored for improving stroke outcomes New York, NY, April 24, 2018 — The American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke, will host the first annual CycleNation event in New York City on May 3, 2018. That evening, a leading champion for heart [...]

By |April 24th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eating Seasonally this Spring: The American Heart Association explains how you can eat healthier while saving money

This spring, the American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, urges you to choose seasonal fruits and vegetables for a healthier and more cost-effective diet. Spring means more than blooming flowers, cleansing rainfall and sunny afternoon’s, it also means the return of some of our favorite recipes containing fresh [...]

By |April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

CycleNation NYC: Tabitha Ellis, Why I Ride

Tabitha Ellis was born with a hole in her heart. At two years old she had heart surgery and a valve replacement. At 17, she suffered a mini stroke. Her experience taught her that heart disease and stroke do not discriminate based on your age or gender. As the 27-year-old puts it, it truly can happen to anyone at any [...]

By |April 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

CPR in Schools: Bronx Student and Teacher Save Lives with CPR

Anthony Rosa Compres tells his story on the corner of Brook Avenue and E. 140th Street. Click to watch the full interview. At the intersection of Brook Avenue and East 140th Street in the Bronx, a young man named Anthony Rosa Compres became a hero. He acted courageously under pressure by saving the life of a Bronx resident [...]

By |April 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|3 Comments

American Heart Association Announces 2018 Heart & Stroke Ball Chair: Michael R. Rosella

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York City, April 3, 2018— The American Heart Association, the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke, announced today that Michael R. Rosella, partner of the law firm Paul Hastings LLP, will serve as Event Chair of the 2018 New York City Heart & Stroke Ball scheduled for June 6. [...]

By |April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

April is Move More Month!

What if we told you that getting healthy could be as simple as moving more? Getting up from your desk for a quick walk, taking the stairs instead of the elevator, or parking further than you normally would at the grocery store could all be small things you could implement to really improve your health! All it takes is just [...]

By |April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments