The American Heart Association is proud to announce that Ginger Zimmerman will keynote the American Heart Association’s 17th Annual Long Island Go Red For Women Luncheon and share her truly amazing story of survival. This year’s event will take place on Thursday, February 28, 2018 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. Ginger Zimmerman is an Artist, Writer, [...]

By |January 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

American Heart Association and Macy’s Accepting Nominations for 2018 New York Lifestyle Change Award

The American Heart Association and Macy’s are searching for an inspirational woman from the New York metropolitan area to honor with the 2018 New York Lifestyle Change Award. The Association, in collaboration with Macy’s, a national sponsor of the Go Red For Women movement, created the Lifestyle Change Award to celebrate the accomplishments of women who have made significant and [...]

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

Long Islanders Invited To 17th Annual Long Island American Heart Association “Go Red For Women” Luncheon

Men and women from across Long Island will be getting all of their red outfits and accessories ready for the American Heart Association’s 17th Annual Long Island Go Red For Women Luncheon. Heart disease and stroke are the No. 1 and No. 5 killers of Long Island women. For more than a decade, women have been fighting heart disease individually [...]

By |January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Register For Wear Red Day

Support Go Red For Women by participating in National Wear Red Day! Why Go Red? Cardiovascular diseases in the U.S. kill approximately one woman every 80 seconds. The good news is that 80 percent of cardiac events may be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. Go Red For Women advocates for more research and swifter action for women’s heart health. [...]

By |December 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Give Yourself the Gift of Health by Managing High Blood Pressure

Are you one of the 103 million Americans who have high blood pressure? Do you have a family history of it? Do you know your last blood pressure reading? Also known as the “silent killer” or hypertension, high blood pressure typically has no symptoms but can lead to deadly health consequences such as heart attack, stroke and kidney failure. The [...]

By |December 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Heart-Healthy Tips for the Holiday Season

The American Heart Association offers suggestions to stay happy and healthy throughout the busy holiday season. The holidays are a time for celebrating with family and friends, but often stress inhibits our abilities to enjoy the holiday season. From shopping to cooking to events, we are often packing our schedules while forgetting about our health. A 2016 report in the [...]

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

Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season from American Heart Association

As we prepare to gather with family and friends this holiday season, the American Heart Association (AHA) reminds us that we can make smart recipe substitutions to keep our holiday meals—and the people we love—healthier. Over-indulging in traditional holiday foods can add extra pounds to our waistlines, and increase our risk for obesity, diabetes, heart disease and stroke. More than [...]

By |November 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Heart healthy Thanksgiving travel tips

According to AAA, an estimated 43 million Americans will be traveling over 50 miles from home to arrive to their holiday destination this year. You can bet that the taste of hot turkey, mouth-watering mashed potatoes, and fresh pumpkin pie will be on their minds!  So how do you make the right choices while you hit the road this holiday [...]

By |November 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

12 ways to celebrate Eat Smart Month with friends and family

Tis the season for sweet treats and holiday meals. Even the most dedicated healthy eaters can lose focus on eating clean and healthy this time of year. Never fear! The American Heart Association is designating November as Eat Smart Month. We will give you the tools, resources, and ways to take action that will keep you on track and feeling [...]

By |November 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to “Eat Smart” This November

As we get closer to the Holiday season and colder weather approaches, it is easy to get “off track” with your eating and exercise routine. Who doesn’t want to reach for that bacon wrapped hot dog over the vegetable tray?  Living a healthy lifestyle is all about balance and with Eat Smart Day kicking off Eat Smart Month on November [...]

By |November 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments