American Heart Association

Why National Walking Day is Important
Why National Walking Day is Important
Why National Walking Day is Important
How many steps a day do you take? Whether you have some sort of measuring device to help you keep track or you know that you've probably been sitting too long, it's important to get up and walk throughout the day. It can help you live a longer and healthier life...
Still Time for you to Walk in the 2015 Dutchess/Ulster Heart Walk
Still Time for you to Walk in the 2015 Dutchess/Ulster Heart Walk
Still Time for you to Walk in the 2015 Dutchess/Ulster Heart Walk
Mother Nature was not very kind to the Hudson Valley this past Saturday morning, but that didn't stop the dedicated volunteers, staff, and walkers for this year's Dutchess Heart Walk. I was honored to once again be a part of the day by helping to emcee along with Mark Bolger from our sister station MIX 97...
Walk With The Wolf This Weekend
Walk With The Wolf This Weekend
Walk With The Wolf This Weekend
I tried to think of everyone I know this morning. I tried because I couldn't think of anyone of my family or friends whose life hasn't been impacted by heart disease or stroke. That's a little scary. I even went through the list a couple of times ...
It’s Okay if You Didn’t Wear Red Today as Long as You Remember This
It’s Okay if You Didn’t Wear Red Today as Long as You Remember This
It’s Okay if You Didn’t Wear Red Today as Long as You Remember This
Today is National Wear Red for Women Day. It falls on the first Friday in February and I always have this dilemma, while standing in front of my closet I wonder if anyone will notice that I wear the same red sweater every year. This year, because it is so cold, I actually have a million layers on so chances are no one will be the wiser, but I digress...
Do You Know How to Save a Life?
Do You Know How to Save a Life?
Do You Know How to Save a Life?
Every week on In Touch, I have the opportunity to talk with some of the great organizations in the Hudson Valley and this week is no exception. Carolyn Torella, Communications Director for the Hudson Valley region of the American Heart Association was on the show...
Walk with The Wolf and save a heart!
Walk with The Wolf and save a heart!
Walk with The Wolf and save a heart!
Heart disease and stroke have had a major impact in my family and my circle of friends. Some have pulled through just fine, others are still dealing with the after effects, and some didn't survive. I know that I am not alone in this. My family is certainly not the only family affected by heart disease...