Newsletter Feature - IL
Survivors: share your insights with those who need it most
Remember when you were first diagnosed? Those late-night worries, the “I know I shouldn’t, but I’m going to Google this anyways” moments, the feelings of being alone and lost?
hero_image_alt_text===Facing recovery after a stroke or heart disease diagnosis can be overwhelming. You are not alone. Our community is here for you.
thumbnail_alt_text===Facing recovery after a stroke or heart disease diagnosis can be overwhelming. You are not alone. Our community is here for you.
Tips to Help Keep Your Diet Heart-Healthy This Holiday Season
With holiday parties at every turn, we all struggle to stay focused on healthy eating this time of year. Need a little help?
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Illinois Passes Tobacco 21!
This month, Governor Pritzker made it official, Illinois became the first state in the Midwest to pass a Tobacco 21 law - raising the sale age of tobacco products from 18 to 21! Without our amazing advocacy network this victory would not have been possible!
Happy Holidays, Superheroes!
As we enjoy this season of thanks, we would be remiss if we didn’t express our sincerest thanks to you, our advocates. Though we live in different places across the country, we all come together to use our superhero advocacy powers – you are saving lives by using your voice!
AHA's New Brand
For nearly 100 years, the American Heart Association has been fighting heart disease and stroke, striving to save and improve lives.
Add color with pride
Did you know that LGBTQI Pride month is also National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month? Celebrate both with a rainbow of colorful fruits and vegetables.
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Advocacy Tips for Summer
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:
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.
Advocate Spotlight: Ruth Jewell
Education is Why!
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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.