Newsletter Feature - DC
Recruitment-palooza. Join in the fun!
As an active You’re the Cure advocate, you probably realize we could not survive let alone thrive without our volunteers! In a world of less physical contact, most of us are looking to be a part of something and stay connected. So why not with You’re the Cure?
Get ready.....Recruitment-palooza is coming!
This fall, get ready for an exciting new project for Eastern States advocates and a chance to earn some really great prizes!
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New AHA scientific statement: discrimination a barrier to LGBT heart health
There have been new findings by the American Heart Association that show a link in health disparities among the LGBT community and cardiovascular health.
E-cigarette use among youth is on the rise. Help us fight back.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently released data from their Youth Risk Behavior Survey that shows E-cigarette use among youth is still rising and more kids are getting hooked on tobacco.
Our Grassroots Manager in the northern part of the Eastern Region, Rebecca Scharler, had a medical emergency in the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is her story of the safe quality care she got despite the pandemic.
Cutting back on sugary drinks? Try these refreshing ideas!
In these warm months, it’s nice to have a sip of a refreshing beverage to cool you down. Many of us go for something that reminds us of summers past, like lemonade or a cola. While these drinks might remind us of times gone by, they can also be loaded with added sugar.
Employer based health care in the time of Covid-19 - can it really be counted on?
Consider being the manager of a restaurant. Your workplace reopens, which is important because things have been financially tight the past few months. But, you have a child with a heart condition that leaves them immunocompromised. The littlest illness could put them in the hospital for days or even weeks, let along what a diagnosis of Covid-19 would do for them. You don’t want to go back to a job where you can’t be certain you won’t come home with Covid-19, but your family needs the health insurance provided by your employer. What do you do?
Move more and stay active while staying safe!
As the weather improves, we understand the challenges of remaining physically active while following social distancing guidelines. It’s hard enough to find time when you aren’t looking after schoolwork with your kids and thinking about how to keep yourself or your family safe. Fortunately, as long as you are practicing guidelines from the CDC and WHO regarding Covid-19 safety, there are still many things you can do to stay active!