newsletter feature - AZ
Advocate Spotlight: Stacy Johnson
I often tell people that my father died of smoking.
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We're thankful for you!
As AHA Advocacy staff, we get to work alongside the most remarkable volunteers- like YOU! We get to see lives improved and lives saved as a result of the work we’ve done together, and for that, we're grateful.
Recent stroke? Now there's help with rehab decisions.
Rehabilitation is the key to stroke recovery. That's why it's important for stroke survivors and their loved ones to make informed decisions about rehab facilities and programs.
It's Heart Walk Season
The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association’s premier community event, helping to save lives from heart disease and stroke. More than 300 walks across America raise funds to support valuable health research, education and advocacy programs of the American Heart Association in every state.
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Meet AHA’s New President
Dr. John Warner is no stranger to our advocacy work, having served as Chair of the association’s Advocacy Coordinating Committee for the past 3 years. He’s also been a leading voice in local advocacy initiatives in his native Texas, including smoke-free air, CPR training, and systems of care.
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Sharing from the heart changes people’s lives, including your own
If you're one of the 43 million Americans who are affected by heart disease, it's time for a chat. Patient to patient. Caregiver to caregiver. All across the nation.
Did You Know May is Stroke Month?
What do you do when you are sitting around the table at dinner, or standing at the kitchen counter and the person across from you suddenly starts slurring their words or does not make sense? What if that person’s face suddenly droops on one side? Can you recognize the signs that someone is having a stroke? It’s as easy as remembering the word FAST.
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Be Healthy for Good
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Fighting Back Against Big Tobacco
Some familiar proposals are popping up in Congress once again that would weaken the Food and Drug Administration’s ability to effectively regulate tobacco products, and they are bad news for public health.
Donating data for good
Unite with scientists and help others by joining My Research Legacy™.