hidden Excessive TV time linked to heart risk in African Americans

Excessive TV time linked to heart risk in African Americans

Everybody knows being sedentary is bad for your heart. But a new study suggests watching lots of TV might be particularly bad for African Americans – and it was linked to more of a risk than having a job that requires sitting all day. The study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Heart Association said African

hidden American Heart Association Applauds Passage of Three Bills in NYC

American Heart Association Applauds Passage of Three Bills in NYC

Effective Physical Education and safer street guidelines will improve health equity For immediate release The American Heart Association applauds the New York City Council on passing important legislation to help ensure New York City children are receiving adequate Physical Education (Intro 1294 and Intro 1298) and (Int 322) to create a checklist of best practices

hidden AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION $50,000 COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANTS OPEN

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION $50,000 COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANTS OPEN

GRANTS INTENDED FOR ORGS IMPROVING ACCESS TO HEALTHY FOOD IN NYC New York, NY, April 22, 2019 — The American Heart Association is pleased to announce the opening of the 2019-2020 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

hidden QUEENS TEACHER DYES HAIR BLUE  FOR KIDS’ HEART CHALLENGE

QUEENS TEACHER DYES HAIR BLUE FOR KIDS’ HEART CHALLENGE

Second grader becomes heart hero and develops top fundraiser Danielle Hnath loves dreaming up creative ways to challenge her students. The physical education teacher at P.S. 193Q Alfred J. Kennedy School in Whitestone, she is dedicated to helping her more than 500 students adopt a healthy lifestyle that includes getting plenty of exercise, learning about nutrition

hidden STEM GOES RED SEEKS TO CLOSE GENDER GAP IN STEM FIELDS

STEM GOES RED SEEKS TO CLOSE GENDER GAP IN STEM FIELDS

Bipasha Ray is not your typical 10th-grader. She spends her summers in India and Nepal spreading awareness about heart health and helping diagnose rural children with rheumatic heart disease. She’s a trailblazer! Last November, she became one of the youngest presenters in the history of the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions. On April 5, Bipasha