2019 ERIE COUNTY LEGISLATOR LYNNE DIXON ISSUES PROCLAMATION FOR WEAR RED DAY & GO RED FOR WOMEN® CAMPAIGN

Erie County Legislator, Lynne Dixon, presented a proclamation Monday, January 28th at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo in support of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women® campaign and National Wear Red Day. The proclamation was issued to the Executive Director of the Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association, Marc Natale and Shari McDonald, RN, MSN, Vice President of Patient Care [...]

By |January 29th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |January 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

American Heart Association announces Shari McDonald as the 2019 Go Red for Women® Campaign Chair

(Williamsville, NY – December 14, 2018) —The Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association is pleased to announce Shari McDonald RN, MSN, at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo as chair of the 2019 Go Red for Women® campaign and Go Red for Women® Luncheon being held on February 8, 2019 at the Lexus Club, 1 Seymour H. Knox III Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203. [...]

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3 Tips to Finish Strong & Heart Healthy this year

Why wait for the New Year? Finish this year strong! There are a few weeks left to go in the year. Did you know, Americans gain, on average, one to two pounds during the holiday season1, far less than the five-pound gain commonly asserted. That may not sound like much but it can add up over the long run. Here [...]

By |December 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Inaugural CycleNation Event Comes to Buffalo today, September 22nd to benefit the American Heart Association

(Buffalo,NY, September 22, 2018) – Get ready to ride the revolution! The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) is hosting the first-ever CycleNation event in Buffalo on Saturday, September 22 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the ADPRO Sports Training Center located at 1 Bills Drive in Orchard Park. Video: This high-energy, endorphin pumping, indoor stationary cycling event, [...]

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The Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association, Wegmans Food Markets announced the first Teaching Garden at Cataract Elementary School

Williamsville, NY (May 30, 2018)— 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, Tuesday, May 29th. The Pre-K assembly began at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Grades 3-6 assembly. After the assembly’s representatives from each [...]

By |May 31st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

THIS WEEK, Tobacco 21 was a priority for American Heart Association, American Lung Association and New York State Public Health advocates as they gathered at the Capitol

  THIS WEEK, Tobacco 21 was a priority for American Heart Association, American Lung Association and New York State Public Health advocates as they gathered at the Capitol Cardiologist, former smoker, teen among the 50 volunteers, who asked their legislators to protect the state's youth by raising the minimum legal sales age for tobacco to 21 this week. The statistics [...]

By |May 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Don’t miss the 2018 Rochester Heart Walk & Run tomorrow

MEDIA ALERT! MEDIA ALERT! MEDIA ALERT! 2018 ROCHESTER HEART WALK & RUN WHO:                   8,000 walkers and runners; Marty Mucci, President and CEO of Paychex & 2018                                          Chair Heart Walk & Run; Lifestyle Change Award Winner Drew Marshall, Jr.; WHAT:                 2018 Rochester [...]

By |April 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

April is Move More month by Cindy Chan Phillips

  April is Move More Month. American Heart Association encourages all Americans to commit to being more active on a daily basis. A recent study from UK’s University of Birmingham found that a group of elderly cyclists have immune systems of much younger people. Staying active does keep the body young and healthy. Every Day Habits I was recently a [...]

By |April 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

American Heart Association wants healthy New York

February is America Heart Month, and the American Heart Association is calling on the state Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo to put the health of New Yorkers first, in February, and throughout the year. In the executive budget presented on Jan. 16, Gov. Cuomo proposed consolidating several health funding lines, and cutting them by 20 percent. Two of those are [...]

By |February 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments