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Beyond the Table

Making an impact together by shaping the future of health

Go Red for Women, the American Heart Association’s signature women’s initiative, is a comprehensive platform designed to increase women’s heart health awareness and serve as a catalyst for change to improve the lives of women globally.

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High blood pressure during pregnancy poses risks for mother and child

There are several distinct types of high blood pressure which develops in about 10% of all U.S. pregnancies. The most dangerous, preeclampsia, occurs in about 1 in 25 first-time pregnancies in the U.S. Here’s what women need to know.

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Plan for holiday indulgences along with a healthy diet

Halloween kicks off a three-month holiday period of eating and drinking that starts with trick-or-treat candy and ends with New Year’s festivities.

Women Often Neglect Their Own Health While Taking Care of Others

Women so often take care of others that they may neglect their own health needs. Putting themselves first can assure they’re healthy enough to still look after their loved ones. “Scheduling time for you on your daily list is really important,” said Jennifer Mieres, M.D., a professor of cardiology at Zucker School of Medicine at Nofstra/Northwell.

Prioritizing care for others, women often neglect their own health

Go Red for Women Luncheons

Luncheons are a great way to get involved with the American Heart Association in your local community and truly make an impact.

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