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Heart Health and Women

Heart Health and Women

BY JAMES HARNEY | Call it a “red alert” for women! New Yorkers will “Wear Red and Give” on Friday, February 2 to spread the message that cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women in the US. The American Heart Association is uniting with communities across the city to “Go Red and Give” on […]

Women Go Red to Battle Heart Disease and Stroke

BY NYC COMMUNITY MEDIA | Every year, one out of every three deaths among American women is caused by heart disease or stroke. Battling those scourges is the mission of the American Heart Association, which relies on the support of millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving […]

Mini-Stroke Symptoms in Third of Adults

Mini-Stroke Symptoms in Third of Adults

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | A new survey from the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association reports that roughly one in three US adults say they have experienced a symptom consistent with a warning or “mini” stroke. Yet, only three percent of those encountering the symptoms reported having taken the action recommended by health experts. These […]