The 2017 Southern Tier Heart Walk is set for Sunday, April 9 on campus at SUNY Broome. The walk will begin and finish at the SUNY Broome Ice Center. The event is presented by Visions Federal Credit Union.
Tim Strong, Director of Business Development for Visions welcomed a number of business representatives, volunteers and team captains who will offer their support to fight heart disease and strok
On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 Matteo Benjamin Cross came in to the world a healthy, beautiful baby boy. It was only three short weeks later that he stopped breathing in his mother, Kayla's, arms. After an aggressive fight to save his life, he passed away. It was later learned that he had suffered from congenial heart disease.
Heart disease is often referred to as a "silent killer" because so many people don't realize they're at risk or have cardiovascular health issues. The malady kills about 2,200 Americans every day, making heart disease deadlier than all forms of cancer combined. And yet, there are still so many myths about heart disease floating around.
Experts will tell you that being active and getting 30 minutes of moderate exercise five times a week will improve your health. Active people tend to be fitter and generally enjoy better health. But if you're concerned about your risk of heart disease due to past issues or a family history, there are ways that exercise can help reduce that risk.