NFL PLAY 60’s exercise library keeps kids active as COVID-19 cases continue to spike

Today, the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, and the National Football League (NFL), in collaboration with the Buffalo Bills, debuted the first-ever NFL PLAY 60 library, which features kid-friendly exercises to help kids to get their recommended 60-minutes of daily

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Goodbye 2020! Step into 2021 with a healthy New Year’s resolution

We’re all ready to bid farewell to 2020, but are you ready for 2021? Start the year on a path to good health with a New Year’s resolution you can stick to. Vague, non-specific New Year’s resolutions are likely to fail. If you want to get healthy,

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Check It! Challenge could lead to lower risk of heart disease and stroke

A new program is giving Western New Yorkers a chance to help control a silent killer.   The American Heart Association is now recruiting participants for the Check It! Challenge. The challenge is a community-wide program encouraging people to check, change, and control their blood pressure.  

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Ellicott Center Recognized for Prioritizing Blood Pressure Control

The American Heart Association and American Medical Association Recognize Ellicott Center for Prioritizing Blood Pressure Control [BUFFALO, NY – November 30, 2020] — Ellicott Center, the 160-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility on Seventh Street,  has been recognized by the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Medical Association (AMA)

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Structural Racism Causes Poor Health, Premature Death from Heart Disease and Stroke

Structural Racism Causes Poor Health, Premature Death from Heart Disease and Stroke American Heart Association Presidential Advisory   Advisory Highlights: The American Heart Association has declared structural racism a cause of poor health and premature death from heart disease and stroke, in a new Presidential Advisory. The

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4 Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season

Eating smart is good for your heart — especially in the hectic holiday season. During Eat Smart Month in November, the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, will provide 30 days of holiday hacks to inspire simple

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Western New York organizations achieve recognition for workplace health

The American Heart Association’s scientific, evidenced-based instrument rates and recognizes workplace health programs and workforce heart health. In Western New York, nine organizations received recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health and invest in the health of their workforce as part of the

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Healthy Sleep Habits Lower Heart Failure Risk

DALLAS, November 16, 2020 — Adults with the healthiest sleep patterns had a 42% lower risk of heart failure regardless of other risk factors compared to adults with unhealthy sleep patterns, according to new research published today in the American Heart Association’s flagship journal Circulation. Healthy sleep patterns are rising in the

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