Newsletter Feature - UT
World Stroke Day 2018
Together with friends, family and other members of your community, your involvement can help save lives — and quality of life. 15 million people suffer a stroke worldwide each year. Stroke can happen to anyone.
Health is on the Ballot
On your ballot there are several critical items that call for your vote, but did you know that health is one of them?
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Summer Advocacy Tips
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:
Advocate Spotlight: Stacy Johnson
I often tell people that my father died of smoking.
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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.
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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Advocate Highlight: Professor Robbie Chaney
Each legislative session we hold our Heart on the Hill Day, a day for volunteers to come to the capitol and talk to their lawmakers, as part of our program this year we also had a chance to recognize the efforts of Professor Robbie Chaney from BYU.
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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.