American Stroke Association Shares Seven Habits to Prevent Strokes

May is American Stroke Month UTICA, May 2 — During May, the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, is celebrating American Stroke Month. To mark the occasion, the association is sharing...

Mohawk Valley Women Fight Heart Disease and Stroke

Go Red for Women Luncheon celebrates year-round efforts WHITESBORO, May 1, 2019 — Nearly 400 local women and men packed the room at Hart’s Hill Inn in Whitesboro on Wednesday, May 1st to help fight heart...

Neighborhood Center – May is Mental Health Month

The Stigma of Mental Health During the month of May, The Neighborhood Center, Inc. will observe Mental Health Month to raise awareness of mental illness. One in five adults in the United States lives with a...

New Pediatric Blood Pressure Guidelines Identify More Kids at Higher Risk of Premature Heart...

Study Highlight: Children who were reclassified as having elevated blood pressure under new American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines are more likely to develop high blood pressure, thickening of the heart muscle and other conditions...

Governor Cuomo Recognizes Second Annual Black Maternal Health Week

  Enacted Budget Invests $8 Million to Combat Maternal Mortality and Racial Disparities   Proclamation Issued Declaring April 11-17, 2019 Black Maternal Health Week     Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced in recognition of Black Maternal Health Week April 11-17,...

Labeling Food Products and Beverages for Added Sugars Could Lower Heart Disease/Diabetes Risk

Study Highlights: Labeling food products and beverages for added sugars could generate substantial health benefits over the next 20 years, potentially preventing nearly 1 million cases of cardiovascular disease and diabetes and lowering healthcare...

Attorney General James and Multistate Coalition Sue Trump Administration for Gutting Key Nutritional Standards...

Attorney General Letitia James, leading a multistate coalition, today announced a lawsuit against the Trump Administration for illegally weakening key federal nutritional standards for breakfasts and lunches served to nearly 30 million  schoolchildren in the United...

Herkimer County HealthNet Offering Free Prediabetes Program

Herkimer, N.Y. Mohawk Valley residents with prediabetes or who are at high risk for type 2 diabetes now have more resources to prevent diabetes. Herkimer County HealthNet is pleased to announce that there will be...

CPR increases survival of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

 A Swedish review of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest data shows rates of bystander CPR nearly doubled; compression-only (or Hands-Only CPR) increased six-fold over an 18 year period; and the chance of survival was doubled for any form of CPR compared...

Health Care Helpline Recovers More Than $2 Million in Restitution

Attorney General James’ Health Care Helpline Recovers More Than $2 Million in Restitution and Savings for Consumers Attorney General Letitia James today released a report detailing the work of the Office of the Attorney General’s Health Care...
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