A Community Conversation: The Impact of COVID-19 on Cardiovascular Health

WHO:             The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) in conjunction with M & T Bank host “A Community Conversation about COVID-19  and Heart Disease” Panelists included Vijay Iyer, MD, PhD, FACC, Cardiologist and Director of Gates Vascular Institute/BGMC; Reverend Kinzer M. Pointer, Pastor-Liberty Missionary Baptist Church, Co-Convener, African American

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American Heart Association Update

Greetings, We at the American Heart Association are heartbroken by the events occurring across our country. We are listening, and we are redoubling our commitment to overcoming health disparities and societal inequities. Communities are counting on us, and we will support their needs during both this unprecedented

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AHA Healthy Meal Deliveries

The American Heart Association spearheads a week of appreciation with healthy meal deliveries to workers on the frontline of COVID-19 to Kaleida Health, Catholic Health System and Elderwood’s post-acute facility in Amherst in conjunction with community partners beginning April 27th BUFFALO, NY April 27, 2020— The American

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Connecting Our Community COVID-19 Services/Announcements

As we receive messages from various health and service providers, we are sharing them with you! The American Heart Association is doing everything possible in Western New York to protect the people and communities we serve. You may wish to bookmark our online Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources, which will be updated

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$2.5 million now available for heart and brain focused scientific research of COVID-19

The American Heart Association issues an unprecedented rapid response call for cardiovascular/cerebrovascular research proposals to address the growing crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic As part of its global response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic, the American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization focused on heart and

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The Importance of Workplace Wellness–Attend the Summit this March!

By Shannon Traphagen The American Heart Association understands the need for workplace wellness. Together with Lawley and Independent Health, the 4th Annual Buffalo Niagara Corporate Wellness Summit will be held Thursday, March 12th at Hotel Henry. Did you know that between 70 to 90 percent of health

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National Wear Red Day® brings awareness to women’s No. 1 health threat

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, together with its signature movement, Go Red for Women®, encourages you to ‘wear red and give’ tomorrow, February 7th on National Wear Red Day® to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease:

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Newborns to receive teddy bears with little red knit hats

Catholic Health and the American Heart Association empower families to live heart-healthy while raising awareness of congenital heart defect. The Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association and Catholic Health are teaming up to raise awareness about family heart health and congenital heart defects, the No. 1 birth defect.

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