Newsletter Feature - MO
National Wear Red Day is Friday, February 1st!
1 in 3 women die of heart disease and stroke each year. Join the movement this February to end heart disease and stroke in women.
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!
American Heart Association Urges FDA to Stop Sales of All Flavored E-Cigarette Products and Restrict Marketing and Sales to Protect Children
According to reports by The Washington Post and other media, the Food and Drug Administration plans to announce limitations on the sale of certain flavored electronic cigarettes in convenience stores and gas stations, restricting the sale of the affected products to tobacco and vape shops.
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.
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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!
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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!