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Spring is a time of renewal, a time for house cleaning, gardening and planning a trip to reboot from winter. But it’s also an opportunity to get back on track with physical activity and improve your overall approach to health.

2015 AHA Go Red Luncheon

Teresa Kay-Aba Kennedy, Tao Porchon-Lynch, Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, Dr. Icilma Fergus, Agapi Stassinopoulos, MaryAnn Browning at Go Red Luncheon

THE BUZZ: On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, I had the honor of speaking on a panel for the 2015 American Heart Association Go Red Luncheon held at the New York Hilton Midtown. The educational breakout was entitled, “Finding Your Passion to Find Heart Health.” I shared the stage with a group of dynamic women including Agapi Stassinopoulos (bestselling author and speaker), Icilma V. Fergus, MD, FACC (Director of Cardiovascular Disparities at Mount Sinai Medical Center), MaryAnn Browning (Founder & President of Browning’s Fitness) and our moderator Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum (Director of Women’s Heart Health of Lenox Hill Hospital).

AHA Harlem Go Red

Teresa Kay-Aba Kennedy moderating the Media Panel for the American Heart Association Harlem Go Red Event - December 2014

THE BUZZ: On Saturday, December 6, 2014, I was delighted to be the moderator for the Harlem Go Red for Women Educational Forum’s Media Panel held at My Image Studios – MIST Harlem. which featured Dr. Bob Lee from WBLS, Toya Beasley from Radio 103.9. Our Mistress of Ceremony for the day was Arthel Neville from Fox News.

2013 Women of Distinction Spirit Awards Luncheon

2013 Links Women of Distinction Awards Luncheon

THE BUZZ: On Saturday, March 30th, 2013, I attended the 2013 Women of Distinction Spirit Awards Luncheon hosted by the Greater New York Chapter of The Links. It was held at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers. The honorees this year included Jo Ann Jenkins, COO of AARP and President of the AARP Foundation and Dr. Lorraine Madry, Senior Program Director for Domestic Violence Services, Urban Women’s Retreat. The event had a wonderful turnout and was capped off by a Spring fashion show put together by Laurita Shields.

Heart Healthy Panel

Dr. Terri Kennedy on Love Her Heart Panel

THE BUZZ: On Monday, May 16th (my birthday), I participated in the live taping of Samsung Experience presents: Getting Healthy with Ta’Nia & Coach Wess. The show introduces the journey of Ta’Nia Doe, Founder of Love Her Heart, from being at high risk for a heart attack to getting heart healthy, while teaching others to…

American Heart Association Power Weekend

Teresa Kay-Aba Kennedy and American Heart Association President Ralph Sacco, M.D.

THE BUZZ: On Friday, May 6th and Saturday, May 7th, I participated in the American Heart Association’s Power Weekend in New York. As a National Spokesperson for the Association, I gave welcome remarks at the VIP Reception and introduced AHA’s President – Neurologist Ralph Sacco, M.D.

A Star’s Heart

Clyde Yancy, M.D., Star Jones, Patricia Butts, Teresa Kennedy, Ph.D., MBA

THE BUZZ: On Saturday, March 26th, 2011, I participated in the American Heart Association’s Harlem Go Red for Women Educational Forum & Luncheon at City College in New York. It was a sea of beautiful red and an afternoon of fun and facts. Star Jones was the master of ceremonies and she certainly spoke from…

Love Yourself

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PWR TIP: Every 34 seconds someone in the U.S. dies of cardiovascular disease. Heart disease is America’s No. 1 killer. Are you nurturing your heart?