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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Full Recovery After a Heart Procedure

By Connor Knapp Each year, over one million Americans will have a heart event, and more than 30 percent will have a second and potentially fatal one. However, there is hope. Cardiac rehabilitation reduces the risk of a future cardiac event by stabilizing, slowing, or even reversing

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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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Banning Flavored E-Cigarettes

Governor Cuomo is calling for an end to the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, but doesn’t go far enough, according to the American Heart Association. “We need to protect the health of all New Yorkers by prohibiting the sale of all flavors in all tobacco products,” said Caitlin

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American Stroke Association offers tips to improve wellness and prevent stroke

Did you know that approximately 3,300 of Erie County residents will be hospitalized for cerebrovascular disease this year, which includes strokes? Today is World Stroke Day and the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, which is the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted

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