Newsletter Feature - MT
E-cigarette use is skyrocketing among youth and Helena has decided it's time to do something
Use of e-cigarettes among high school students skyrocketed by 78% from 2017 to 2018. In Montana 33% of high school students currently use tobacco products, according to the state Youth Risk Behavior Survey. These are alarming statistics and bring us to ask, what can we do to combat this epidemic?
As we wait for the FDA to weigh in, communities across the nation are addressing this issue- including Helena. The city of Helena recently held a news conference celebrating a new city ordinance that prohibits self-serve access to all tobacco and nicotine products in any store that is open to minors.
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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?
Advocate Spotlight: Stacy Johnson
I often tell people that my father died of smoking.
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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.
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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.
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.
Donating data for good
Unite with scientists and help others by joining My Research Legacy™.