Newsletter Feature - MO
Life-Saving Program Under Fire in Missouri
Activating the 9-1-1 system seems relatively simple on its face, but in reality, a lot has to happen behind the scenes to ensure you receive prompt and appropriate care. Fortunately for residents of the Show Me State the American Heart Association and its partners enacted the statewide Time Critical Diagnosis (TCD) program years ago.
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.
hero_image_alt_text===Vegetables shaped into a rainbow
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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:
American Stroke Month 2018
Did you know that stroke is a leading cause of death and preventable disability with 7 million American adults having had a stroke? Or that someone has a stroke every 40 seconds?
We aren't just walking. We're Heartwalking!
When you join Heart Walk, you join more than a million people in hundreds of cities across America in taking a stand against heart disease and help save lives! Walk with friends, family, coworkers or strangers you'll bond with along the way. Any way you choose to do it, your heart will thank you for it!
hero_image_alt_text===picture of feet walking
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Join us at the Missouri State Capitol!
The 2018 Missouri Legislative Session is well underway and we are looking forward to our Wear Red Day at the Missouri Capitol. Please join us as we turn the halls RED - sign-up today!
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.
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.
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.
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Share Your Story - Victoria Lightfoot
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