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 [...]

Don’t miss the 28th Rochester Heart Walk & Run Saturday, April 14th at Frontier Field

28th ROCHESTER HEART WALK & RUN WHO:       8,000 walkers and runners; Marty Mucci, President and CEO of Paychex & 2018 Chair                               Heart Walk & Run; Drew Marshall, Lifestyle Change Award Winner WHAT:     2018 Rochester Heart Walk & Run WHERE:  Frontier [...]

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

April is Move More Month by Cindy Chan Phillips

April is Move More Month. The American Heart Association encourages all Americans to commit to being more active on a daily basis. A recent study from the 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 [...]

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American Heart Association recognizes six local companies for workplace health achievement

Scientific, evidenced-based instrument rates, recognizes workplace health programs and workforce heart health (ROCHESTER – September 19, 2017) – The 2017 results of the American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement Index were announced and six local companies achieved Gold, Silver and Bronze level recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace. Constellation Brands and Walsh [...]

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Over 7,000 attended 2017 Rochester Heart Walk & Run at Frontier Field raising $748,000 up from previous year

Over 7,000 individuals participated in the Rochester Heart Walk & Run event Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Frontier Field to support heart disease and stroke research and programs of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA). The Rochester Heart Walk & Run is one celebratory day in the year-round opportunity to take those small steps towards a healthier Rochester.  This year marks the 27th [...]

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2017 Rochester Heart Walk & Run April 22nd @ Frontier Field

MEDIA ALERT! MEDIA ALERT! MEDIA ALERT! 2017 ROCHESTER HEART WALK & RUN WHO:                   Rochester American Heart Association WHAT:                 2017 Rochester Heart Walk & Run WHERE:              Frontier Field WHEN:                April 22, 2017. Registration opens at 7 a.m./Program begins at 8:30 a.m./Walk & Run start at 9 a.m. Pre-registration is not necessary. Anyone can come and walk or run! WHY:                  Money raised funds critical research, [...]

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

Little Steps, Big Gains – Move More!

Today, countless Monroe County residents and others across 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 changes today [...]

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

Put Your Best Fork Forward! 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 year. What does this theme mean to [...]

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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 [...]

By |March 30th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Walking Paths from the Rochester American Heart Association help you get on the right path to a heart-healthy lifestyle!

Did you know there are 30 American Heart Association walking paths at parks, towns, schools and workplaces throughout Monroe County and Rochester? The establishment of the walking paths is the American Heart Association’s national initiative that champions walking because it has the lowest dropout rate of any physical activity. Curious as to what one of our walking paths looks [...]