America and New York State – For Hemp!

By Natalie M. Williams There has been much talk in New York State regarding Marihuana and Hemp Legalization. “Mary Jane”; also known as ‘the sister of man’ has traveled with humanity for millennia. As a...

Know The Terms, Pt 2 Birth and Breastfeeding: What’s the Connection?

By Naomi Starsiak Breastfeeding, what could be more natural? But there is so much more that goes into the process than, “open mouth, insert nipple”. The way we labor and give birth can have a...

Aerobic exercise programs may improve endurance, walking after stroke

Journal of the American Heart Association Report Study Highlights: Stroke survivors who completed a group-based aerobic exercise program, like cardiac rehabilitation, significantly improved their endurance and walking capacity regardless of time since stroke. Mixed forms...

Eating more plant-based foods may be linked to better heart health

Journal of the American Heart Association Report Study Highlight: Diets higher in plant foods and lower in animal foods were linked with lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death. Embargoed until 4 a.m. CT / 5 a.m....

Strawberry-the food of the Skyworld

  By Doug George-Kanentiio Akwasasne Mohawk Among the traditional Mohawks there is a special appreciation for the strawberry plant-called Niihontesha. It is a unique plant as its seeds are outside of the skin of the berry...

Protect Your Heart in the Heat

UTICA, July 18, 2019 — With hot weather expected this weekend, be sure to protect your heart in the heat. With temperatures forecasted in the 90s, and real feel temperatures even higher, it’s important...

Survey: More than half of U.S. employees who typically eat lunch during work hours...

A new survey from the American Heart Association and Aramark highlights employed Americans' desire to eat more healthfully and reveals the impact of workplace environment on nutrition choices. Embargoed until 4 a.m. CT / 5...

Fourth grader honored for fundraising efforts

  American Heart Association thanks the Mohawk Valley’s top fundraising student UTICA, June 18, 2019 — The American Heart Association honored the top student fundraiser in the Mohawk Valley on Tuesday. Jayden Zuccaro, a fourth grader at...

Move More Celebration gives you the chance to get active

WHAT:  Free fitness classes at the Move More Celebration sponsored by the Boilermaker WHEN:        Sunday, June 23, 2019                    Registration begins at 10:00 a.m.              ...

MVCC to host panel discussion, walk to raise awareness of Lyme disease

Mohawk Valley Community College will host two events to help raise awareness and inform people about Lyme disease, a tick-borne illness that manifests itself as a multisystem inflammatory disease that affects the skin in...
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