Be Your Best with Mindful Eating, by Cindy Chan Phillips,MS, MBA, RD

March is National Nutrition Month®. Let’s take this beautiful occasion to talk about you, yes, YOU! Not superfoods, not calories, not carbs. I often begin my nutrition talks by asking the audience how many of them know about heart-healthy eating, as recommended by the American Heart Association. Almost half the room raise their hands. Then I ask how many of [...]

By |March 8th, 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

Two area executives will chair 2019 Heart Walk & Run

M&T Bank’s Dan Burns and Mirror Show Management’s Donna Shultz hope to raise $800,000 at the American Heart Association’s April 2019 event Rochester, NY - The American Heart Association, the largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases, announces that Dan Burns, President of M&T Bank’s Rochester region, and Donna Shultz, Founder, President & CEO of Mirror [...]

By |December 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Tips to end the year strong and heart healthy!

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 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Over 80 attendees & 50 companies helped kick-off the 2019 Rochester Heart Walk & Run

Rochester, NY (November 19, 2018) - - The Rochester American Heart Association kicked off their 2019 Heart Walk & Run campaign with an Executive Breakfast at Oak Hill Country Club on Friday November 16th. Each year the breakfast is held to engage more interest in being part of a movement to help build a healthier Rochester community. Despite the large [...]

By |November 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The American Heart Association and Webster Central School District celebrate four new walking paths

ROCHESTER, June 11, 2018 - -The American Heart Association, the world's leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke in partnership with the Webster Central School District (WCSD) is proud to announce four new walking paths at Spry Middle School, Webster Thomas High School, Webster Schroeder High School and Willink Middle School. A walking [...]

By |June 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The 2018 Rochester Heart Ball raises $370,000

ROCHESTER, NY (May 19, 2018)  On Saturday, May 19th, 2018, Phil Muscato, Senior Vice President of KeyBank and Chair of the 2018 Rochester Heart Ball along with over 400 guests celebrated the mission and work of the American Heart Association in our community raising $370,000. The 2018 Rochester Heart Ball was held at Oak Hill Country Club on Saturday, May [...]

By |May 30th, 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

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 are [...]

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

2018 Rochester Heart Walk & Run at Frontier Field raised $760,000 funding critical research, education and community programs in Rochester

      Rochester, NY - - Over 4,000 individuals braved the cold temperatures this morning to help fight heart disease and stroke at the Rochester Heart Walk & Run today, at Frontier Field. The event was a celebration of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's year-round opportunities to create a healthier Rochester. The Rochester Heart Walk & Run presenting sponsor was Paychex. This [...]