Newsletter Feature - PA
Keep Your Heart Health in Mind this Holiday Season!
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.
Advocates take action in DC and at home
This month, over 200 advocates from across the country came out for You’re the Cure on the Hill Federal Lobby Day. October 16th- 18th supporters came to Washington DC to talk to their Members of Congress about top issues that we need to address at a federal level. Those who couldn’t come took part in our virtual lobby day from home!
Philadelphia celebrates sodium warning labeling at restaurants!
Philadelphia celebrated the launch of Sodium Warning Labels that will help the public make healthier choices while eating out at restaurants across the city.
Weak flavored tobacco laws leave a bad taste
Flavored tobacco and e-cigarettes are a hot topic in the media lately. From health issues associated with flavored tobacco and e-cigarettes to the FDA citing manufacturers of tobacco products for misleading the public that e-cigarettes are a “safer alternative” to regular tobacco, it seems like every day there is a new story about the concerns of e-cigarettes and flavored cigarettes harming youth and adults alike.
Join You're the Cure at your local Heart Walk!
As I’m sure you know, our Heart Walks are our fundraising walks we do across the country to raise funds for the lifesaving science and policy work we do everyday to fight for healthier lives. Join us at the You're the Cure table to help lend a voice for the issues that matter most to you.
hero_image_alt_text===Heart Walk volunteers
thumbnail_alt_text===Heart Walk volunteers
Heart-friendly treats that beat the summer heat
Summers in Pennsylvania are a magical thing. Backyard BBQs, camping, and family reunions seem to fill the calendars fast in the warm months of summer! With all these celebrations of life, it’s easy to start eating many of those tasty but not so heart-healthy summer treats. Fortunately, there are tons of ways to get your fix of summertime favorites and keep your heart in mind.
Here are some great tips to help you this summer.
Don’t Boo, Advocate for your Voice
How many times over the past few years have you heard friends, family, and community members alike discuss and criticize local and federal politics? Well, if you are like me, it has been a weekly, if not daily, occurrence. While so many of us have passionate and thoughtful opinions on how we can better our community, not many of us have the time or energy to have our voices heard to their full potential.
hero_image_alt_text===Picture of Patrick Schlitt
thumbnail_alt_text===Picture of Patrick Schlitt
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!
Add color with pride
hero_image_alt_text===Vegetables shaped into a rainbow
thumbnail_alt_text===Vegetables shaped into a rainbow