Newsletter Feature - ID
Boise Adds E-Cigarettes to Clean Indoor Air Ordinance!
In 2011, the City Council in Boise passed an ordinance banning smoking in bars, on patios, and in other publicly shared spaces. The ordinance was not an easy lift, and took a great deal of hard work by the AHA staff, volunteers, and the many other partners and supporters in the effort to secure approval by the City Council. However, because electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices were so new at the time, and research on the health impacts was not yet widely available, these devices and products were excluded from the language.
We Are Fighting To Make Idaho Voters Heard!
This past November, we voted overwhelmingly to expand Medicaid in Idaho to ensure all our friends and neighbors have health care coverage. We were very clear: we want to close the health care coverage gap for Idaho working families.
Summer Advocacy Tips
Summer is the season for the beach, backyard picnics, and pool parties. But it's also the time to make a real difference in your community and improve your advocacy skills. Here are five easy things you can do this summer to be an even more powerful advocate:
Advocate Spotlight: Stacy Johnson
I often tell people that my father died of smoking.
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Oct. 29th is World Stroke Day
Although about one in four stroke survivors is at risk for another stroke, up to 80% of second clot-related (ischemic) strokes may be preventable.
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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.
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.
The 2017 Session is over and it was one wild ride
The 2017 Idaho Legislative Session ended on March 29, 2017. And what a crazy session it was, down to the last hours!
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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.