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We've been busy the last few weeks attending the Advancing Sciences event and hosting the Healthy Eating Impact Breakfast.

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Advancing Sciences - Tuesday February 28th

We participated in 5 breakout groups teaching students hands only CPR and educating them about the new Telephone CPR (T-CPR) policy we are working on in Minnesota, while collecting petitions that will be delivered to lawmakers at the legislative breakfast coming up on April 12th.  Check out the event photos on Facebook

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Healthy Eating Impact Breakfast - Tuesday March 13th

You’re the Cure advocates joined AHA staff and legislators for the Healthy Eating Impact breakfast in St. Paul to celebrate National Nutrition Month. Attendees enjoyed a heart healthy breakfast and learned about the impact sodium and sugar intake has on their health as well as the impact they can make as advocates. After hearing presentations from Dr. Courtney Baechler and Gina Houmann on the cardiovascular impacts of excessive sodium and sugar intake – Rep. Nels Pierson and AHA staff shared ideas on how to implement and advocate for healthier nutrition choices for all. We wrapped up the morning with drop offs to legislators that included a table sized version of the well-loved Sugar Shuffle game.  Check out more photos on Facebook

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