Heart Health While Shoveling Snow

A winter wonderland can turn deadly with heart attacks brought on by snow shoveling BUFFALO, Jan. 6, 2021 — As pretty as new-fallen snow appears, shoveling sidewalks and driveways can be deadly. According to the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and

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Better-for-You Family Favorites for a Healthier Routine

Better-for-You Family Favorites for a Healthier Routine Courtesy American Heart Association Taking time to nurture your health and well-being starts with building healthier habits. This new year, challenge yourself to make small yet consistent choices that help you and your family through transitions at school, the office

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Eat Healthier This Holiday Season

Healthy Eating Facts for the Holidays BUFFALO – December 20, 2021 — With the holiday season in full swing, the American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives for all, reminds people of the importance of maintaining a balanced approach to healthy eating during the

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Two Western New York Organizations Recognized for Achievements in Workplace Health

Two Western New York organizations are being recognized for their commitment to employee health and well-being by the American Heart Association through its 2021 Workplace Health Achievement Index. The American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives for all, created the Index in 2016 with its CEO Roundtable, a leadership

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Lack of Sleep Can Have Serious Consequences

By Shannon Traphagen The holidays are a time of celebrating everything we’ve accomplished in the last year, and to look forward to the year ahead. However, the holidays can also be stressful, adding extra demands on our time, which can lead to restless sleep or insomnia. When

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New Awareness Campaign Aims to Reduce Health Disparities Impacting the Hispanic Community in Buffalo-Niagara

The health, job safety and financial impact of COVID-19 has hit Hispanic Americans hard. In fact, Hispanic peoples are almost 2.5 times as likely to have died from COVID-19 than white/ non-Hispanic people, when age is taken into account. This disproportionate impact of the pandemic is shedding

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Physical Activity even More Critical as Students Return to the Classroom

 The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, the National Football League (NFL) and the Buffalo Bills are doubling down on kids physically active through NFL PLAY 60 as students return to the classroom following remote, distant and hybrid learning due to

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Eating Walnuts Daily Lowered Bad Cholesterol and May Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Report from the American Heart and Stroke Association Eating about ½ cup of walnuts every day for two years modestly lowered levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, known as “bad cholesterol,” and reduced the number of total LDL particles and small LDL particles in healthy, older adults,

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Transforming Medicine Through Innovation

By Annette Pinder Adnan Siddiqui is a neurosurgeon, UB Medical School Professor, Director of UB’s Canon Stroke and Vascular Research Center (CSVRC), Vice-Chairman of UB Neurosurgery (UBNS), Director of Neurosurgical Stroke Service at Kaleida Health’s Gates Vascular Institute (GVI), and CEO and Chief Medical Officer of the

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