Heart Disease

Go Red for Women Luncheon
5:11 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Women Go Red Campaign Raises $235K in CNY for Cardiovascular Research

More than 550 Central New Yorkers attended Thursday's "Go Red for Women" Luncheon, which featured a number of displays and information.
Credit (c) John Smith, WAER.

Central New York women are being mindful of their health today and finding out about a condition that develops over time but often has dire consequences. 

This condition, heart disease, is the number one killer of women. Thursday, the American Heart Association held their 11th Annual Syracuse “Go Red For Women” Luncheon & Expo, in an attempt to, once again, raise awareness for the disease.  

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Community Affected by Heart Disease is Growing
6:20 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Syracuse's 30th Annual Heart Walk Sees Huge Turnout

Over 3,000 people came to Onondaga Community College for the 30th Annual Syracuse Heart Walk
Credit Central New York American Heart Association

Heart disease is the nation’s number one killer in the United States.  Stroke is number four.  That’s why over 3,000 people took part in the American Heart Association’s 30th Syracuse Heart Walk, director Kristy Smorol said.  

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