Newsletter Feature - TX
March Madness: Smoke-Free Texas Victories
We're excited to report that in the last month the cities of New Braunfels, Penitas, Lyford, and Brookshire have gone smoke-free.
A Little Advocate with a Big Story to Share
Sometimes the biggest advocacy voices come in the tiniest packages. One such story comes from heart survivor, Adyson Coleman. She has inspired and moved lawmakers with her struggles and smile over the past year. We wanted to share her story and hope she inspires you as much as she has inspired us.
hero_image_alt_text===Adyson with AHA staff
Why Rosalie Tristan Fights for a Smoke-Free RGV
Rosalie Tristian and her granddaughter, Aliana, were all smiles at the San Antonio Heart Walk where together they helped raise over $1000 for the American Heart Association. However, their incredible fundraising efforts are only a small piece of what they’ve done to further the AHA’s mission of eliminating heart disease and stroke.
60+ Texas Cities Are Now Smoke-Free!
Thanks to the dedication, passion, and energy of advocates like you, there are now over 60 cities in Texas that have comprehensive smoke-free ordinances on the books!
Losing Changed My Life For the Better
Meet Pratyusha Pilla, our newest Texas Pulse Blog guest writer! Check out her first post after the break.
Hello! My name is Pratyusha Pilla, and I am a recent graduate from the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin, currently attending the UNT Health Science Center Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences to pursue a Masters in Medical Sciences. I am an alumna of Alpha Phi Omega, a volunteer with Mental Health America, and serve on the Board of Directors of Atlantis Educational Services, Inc.