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Kristine Bellino, WIBX
Kristine Bellino, WIBX
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Go Red For Women Luncheon Held

Over 500 women gathered at Harts Hill Inn today for the American Heart Association's 12th annual "Go Red For Women" Luncheon.

Luncheon Chairperson Denise Flihan says the event is the culmination of a year's worth of educating women about their risk factors for heart disease.

Women attending today's luncheon were able to get healt

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American Heart Association Facebook page
American Heart Association Facebook page
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American Heart Association Names Fit-Friendly Worksites

Nearly 16,000 local employees are benefiting from healthy work programs.

The American Heart Association is recognizing 14 Utica-area businesses as Fit-Friendly work sites.

Each company promotes physical activity and health in th

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
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Advocates Travel To Albany To Urge Passage Of CPR In Schools Bill

Local advocates will join volunteers across the state in Albany tomorrow advocating for the passage of the CPR in Schools bill in New York.

If passed, the bill would require that all high school students know CPR before graduation

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American Heart Association photo
American Heart Association photo
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National Walking Day

Nearly 50 people joined the American Heart Association this afternoon to celebrate National Walking Day with a Ceremonial Walk at the New Hartford Shopping Center.

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from AHA Facebook page
from AHA Facebook page
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National Walking Day Is Wednesday

It's time to lace up your sneakers and start walking.

The American Heart Association's "National Walking Day" is this Wednesday.

Linda Lane of the Heart Association says an event will be held at the New Hartford S

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Wonderlane/flickr
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WIBX/Slocum Dickson Medical Group Heart Radiothon Presents It’s 5th Annual “Dance For The Heart Of It”

Other than the Heart Radiothon, WIBX helps fund raise for the American Heart Association all year long. One other event we help out with is the "Dance For The Heart Of It". You can join us March 16th at the Utica Maennerchor in Marcy to learn some new dance moves and help raise money at the same time.

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Eric Meier/TSM
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The Best Tweets from Heart Weekend in Central New York

Heart Weekend is here in Central New York with the WIBX Heart radiothon and America's Greatest Heart Run and Walk.  Now, more than ever, the event is also happening on social media.  Here are some of the top tweets from Hea

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Zach Lewis, Townsquare Media
Zach Lewis, Townsquare Media
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Heart Run And Walk Weekend Is Here

 

America's Greatest Heart Run and Walk Weekend is here.

The "My Heart, My Life" Expo is taking place today at Utica College from 9:00 to 9:00.

Tomorrow, 9,000 people are expected to take part in America's Greatest Heart Run and Walk.

T

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Peter Macdiarmid, Getty Images
Peter Macdiarmid, Getty Images
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American Heart Association Research Milestones – 2000s

2000s Research Milestones

2003: Dr. Peter Agre is awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of aquaporins, proteins that govern the movement of water in and out of cells. Dr. Agre received American Heart

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Paula Bronstein, Getty Images
Paula Bronstein, Getty Images
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American Heart Association Research Milestones – 1990s

1990s Research Milestones

1990: Dr. John Clements, an AHA Career Investigator since 1964, receives U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for an artificial surfactant called Exosurf Neonatal, which counteracts Respiratory Distress Syndrome, a common cause of death for premature infants.

Dr. Andrew R. Marks' earlier

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