American Heart Association http://wesa.fm en Take a Walk to Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease, Stroke http://wesa.fm/post/take-walk-reduce-risk-heart-disease-stroke <p>Wednesday is National Walking Day, and organizers in Pittsburgh are hoping to get people in the good habit of taking a daily constitutional as warmer spring weather begins in the region.</p><p>Sandy McCurdy, board member of the American Heart Association, said walking is the easiest way to reduce one's risk for heart disease and stroke — two diseases that account for a combined 870,000 deaths in the United States each year.</p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 07:30:00 +0000 Noah Brode & Deanna Garcia 7065 at http://wesa.fm