American Heart Association

Stroke can Happen to Anyone–know the facts and get the resources from the American Heart and Stroke Association

In light of actor, Luke Perry’s death, due to a massive stroke, the American Heart Association sends our condolences to his family, friends, and fans. The American Heart Association would like to remind you about information and resources that can help when it comes to dealing with stroke. Stroke Types: Stroke can be caused either by a clot obstructing the flow of blood to the brain (called an isc... »

Little red knit hats to be given to hundreds of newborns during February as Catholic Health participates in American Heart Association’s Little Hats, Big Hearts

WHAT: The Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association and Catholic Health, with support from The Children’s Heart Foundation (TCHF), area teaming up for Little Hats, Big Hearts, a national program to raise awareness about family heart health and congenital heart defects, which affect 1 in 100 babies. During Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week, February 7-14, the two groups will host an intervie... »

Don’t miss a beat regarding women’s heart health

Heart disease might be seen as something that predominantly affects men, but women are not immune to this potentially deadly condition. In fact, doctors and health care professionals advise women to take serious heed of heart disease, which claims more female lives than breast cancer, other cancers, respiratory disease, and Alzheimer’s disease combined. The American Heart Association indicates tha... »

Get Social! National Wear Red Day ® and Go Red for Women

Be relentless in support of women’s health! Let’s come together to prevent heart disease and stroke on Friday, February 1st – Wear Red Day! You can help us promote Wear Red Day and the Go Red For Women movement by encouraging your friends, fans and followers to think about how they will go red and who they will go red for! Try one of the below ideas to get started or simply copy and paste ou... »

Kick off American Heart Month by celebrating National Wear Red Day® with the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women® Movement

The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, together with its Go Red for Women movement, are asking you to ‘wear red and give’ to support Go Red for Women on National Wear Red Day: Friday, February 1, 2019. Why wear red and give? Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, taking more lives than all forms of cancer combin... »

American Heart Association Warns of Snow Shoveling Health Hazards

For most people, shoveling snow may not lead to any health problems. However, the American Heart Association warns that the risk of a heart attack during snow shoveling may increase for some, stating that the combination of colder temperatures and physical exertion increases the workload on the heart. People who are outdoors in cold weather should avoid sudden exertion, like lifting a heavy shovel... »

Tobacco Legislation

American Heart Association Praises Governor Cuomo’s support of tobacco legislation The American Heart Association praised Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement today that the 2019 proposed Executive Budget will include measures to raise the minimum legal sales age of tobacco products to 21; proposes banning tobacco sales in pharmacies; and proposes banning flavored e-cigarettes. “We have been pushing f... »

The Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association and Wegmans Food Markets announced the first Teaching Garden

The Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association and Wegmans kicked-off the sponsorship of the first American Heart Association Teaching Garden in Niagara Falls at Cataract Elementary School, 6431 Girard Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14304, today, May 29th from 9 a.m.- 12 noon. The Pre-K assembly began at 9:15 a.m. and Grades 3-6 assembled at 10:00 a.m. After the assembly’s representatives from each cla... »

FASHION OUTLETS OF NIAGARA FALLS USA TO HOST FREE WINTER WELLNESS WALK AND HEALTH FAIR

Event taking place this Saturday, March 3, benefits the Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association- WHAT:         Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA will host One Heart, One Mile, a free, indoor winter wellness walk and health fair benefitting the Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association (AHA). Walkers will follow a one-mile path around the mall, which kicks off near Saks OFF 5th. Immediately... »

Little red hats to be given to hundreds of newborns

The Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) and Catholic Health are teaming up for Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week, February 7-14. The two groups will host a press conference and photo opportunity on February 13th from 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. at Sisters of Charity Hospital, 2157 Main Street in Buffalo, to highlight “Little Hats, Big Hearts,” a national pro... »

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