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Heart Network Presents to Franklin County Board

Posted on: March 14th, 2013 by Glenn

Our executive Director, Margot Gold, and Program Director Jamie Konkoski recently presented to the Franklin County Board of Supervisors on our programs and the work we do in Franklin County. You can read an article about the presentation in this weeks Malone Telegram

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Tobacco Control Funding At Risk…..Again

Posted on: March 7th, 2013 by Glenn

“The best way to improve the health of New Yorkers and to lower health care costs is to avoid preventable illness.” Governor Andrew Cuomo, Press Release – State of the State, 2013 Smoking is the number one cause of preventable disease and premature death and kills over 25,000 New Yorkers each year (CDC Smoking and Tobacco Use, Read the Rest…

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ANNOUNCING: Barriers to Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Conference

Posted on: February 21st, 2013 by Glenn

The Heart Network is pleased to announce that we will be Co-Sponsoring a day-long conference entitled “Community Partnerships to End Obesity Disparities”. The conference will provide the opportunity for you to learn from your peers and other experts about how to best develop partnerships that can address barriers to healthy eating and physical activity for Read the Rest…

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Health Care Spending vs. Health

Posted on: February 18th, 2013 by Glenn

This infographic which displays the difference in what makes us healthy versus what we generally focus government funding on recently appeared in the Washington Post.     It brings up an important point in the healthcare debate.  Access to affordable healthcare is necessary for economic security and emergency medical care, but access to healthcare alone Read the Rest…

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Smoking and Mental Illness

Posted on: February 12th, 2013 by Glenn

1 in 3 adults with a mental illness smoke.   That is the major statistic highlighted by a new report from The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) focusing on smoking and mental health.  33% of adults with a mental illness smoke as compared to 21% of adults without a mental illness.  The CDC has also Read the Rest…

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