The Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association recognizes two local companies for workplace health achievement

The Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association recognizes two local companies for workplace health achievement Scientific, evidenced-based instrument rates, recognizes workplace health programs and workforce heart health (BUFFALO – September 19, 2017) – The 2017 results of the American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement Index were announced. Two local companies were recognized for taking significant steps to building a culture of [...]

By |September 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

“It’s like nana used to say” by Jeffrey Holt, Chief Operating Officer, Kaleida Health Systems & Chair 2017 Buffalo Niagara Heart Ball

It’s like nana used to say by Jeffrey Holt, Chief Operating Officer, Kaleida Health Systems & Chair 2017 Buffalo Niagara Heart Ball I am a proud Buffaloian. Born and raised in the Village of Kenmore, I am also proud to be a leader and Chief Operating Officer at Kaleida Health Systems. My name is Jeffrey Holt and I am the 2017 [...]

By |April 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Little Steps, Big Gains – Move More!

Today, countless Erie and Niagara County residents and others throughout the country will take a step towards being Healthy For Good and walk to commemorate the American Heart Association’s National Walking Day. The Healthy For Good movement is designed to inspire all Americans to live healthier lives and create lasting change. It focuses on the simple idea that making small [...]

Put Your Best Fork Forward! By Cindy Chan Phillips, MS, MBA, RD

Put Your Best Fork Forward! By Cindy Chan Phillips As we say good-bye to National Nutrition Month®, we move into the American Heart Association ‘Little Steps, Big Gains’ month long initiative to make little changes for big gains! As part of that theme, we introduce “Put Your Best Fork Forward", which resonates with many of us any time of the [...]

By |April 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

PLEASE TAKE ACTION TODAY, MARCH 30th

The state Legislature is talking about cutting state funding for public health programs by 20% as part of a state budget deal. We can’t jeopardize important hypertension, obesity prevention and other chronic and infectious disease prevention efforts for underserved New Yorkers.   Please call the leaders of the Legislature today. Here are their numbers and suggested script.   It literally [...]

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American Stroke Association Thanks Sen. Murphy and New York Senate for Passing Life-Saving Stroke Designation Legislation #NYTimeIsBrain

American Stroke Association Thanks Sen. Murphy and New York Senate for Passing Life-Saving Stroke Designation Legislation #NYTimeIsBrain Association Urges Assembly To Pass Legislation Before Session Ends   Albany, New York – The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association thanks Sen. Terry Murphy (R-Yorktown) and the entire state Senate for passing stroke designation legislation – S.5771-A. The bill passed unanimously yesterday, June [...]

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Celebrate National Nutrition Month® – Savor the Flavor of Eating Right

March is National Nutrition Month® You have to love this year’s theme: Savor the Flavor of Eating Right. Savoring the flavor brings to mind family food traditions, lingering over a simple dinner with friends. It is quite the opposite of fast foods and salty snacks. This weekend, I slow-cooked a lean chuck shoulder roast in the oven, the wonderful aroma [...]

5 ways the new 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines support Heart Health

February is National Heart Health Month. What a perfect time to celebrate with the brand new 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA)! The federal government updates the DGA every 5 years to help us eat healthfully based on latest research. Here are 5 highlights on how the new DGA supports heart health. Focus on the big picture. The key theme [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Did you know you vote every day when you pick up that fork…and choose what you eat?

The GoRedForWomen.org and National Wear Red campaigns help raise awareness for the leading cause of death in women - heart disease. By raising awareness, we can help fight this disease. But awareness needs to be more than awareness alone. It is important for everyone to educate ourselves about how to PREVENT heart disease and keep it from impacting women and [...]

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Dharshan Jayasinghe is determined to champion heart health in WNY while leading the Go Red For Women® movement

Heart disease has severely impacted my family for decades. In fact, heart disease has been the leading cause of death in my family.  My father was only 45-years -old when he died on the way to the hospital suffering from a heart attack.  Not long after my father’s death, my grandfather passed away due to a heart attack, as well.  He was in [...]

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