Taking a Big Step to Support Healthy Kids’ Meals in D.C.
The American Heart Association applauds DC Councilmembers Brianne Nadeau, David Grosso, and Charles Allen for proposing the Healthy Beverages for Kids’ Meals Act in the DC Council on September 18.
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Pichkatna, Rhode Island
Pichkatna is a member of Young Voices. She spoke about the importance of PE at the American Heart Association's Youth Advocacy Day at the State House.
hero_image_alt_text===Photo of Pichkatna and friends
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RiseVT - Working to Address Obesity with Hard Data
Organization Promotes Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice.
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Jason Feid has been a long American Heart Association volunteer, board member and advocate for over 20 years.
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Restaurant owner supports nutrition standards for kids meals
Tom Murphy says restaurants should act now to prevent unhealthy eating in kids
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Meet New AHA Advocate Geralyn Laut
Trained as a health educator and certified as both a prevention professional and a tobacco treatment specialist, it is not surprising that much of my work over the years has leaned heavily on the age-old adage ... "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure".
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We are inspired by you. Tell us your story.
AHA Maine is looking for stories. Will you share yours?
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Kids Want Healthier Choices
Eight year old wins poster contest showing healthy food options for kids.
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Meet Erin E. Herring
November 18, 1998 was the day Erin E. Herring started on her journey into the world of physicians, hospitals and fear; that was the day her son Gavin was born.
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Dr. Steven Fera, Rhode Island
Dr. Fera recently testified at the State House on the American Heart Association's "Healthy Beverage Act" proposal.
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