Newsletter Feature - WV
Happy Minds. Healthy Hearts.
Did you know your four-legged friend could help boost health and well-being? Heart disease and stroke are the world’s top killers. Studies show that pets are good for your health. They can help you get more exercise, may lower blood pressure and cholesterol, cut stress and boost happiness.
hero_image_alt_text===It's a pug!
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Simple Steps to Get Your Resolutions Back on Track
It's no secret it can be challenging to maintain resolutions about eating healthy and staying fit. And now is when good intentions – especially those that began oh-so-long-ago at the beginning of the year – can start to wane.
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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
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:
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?
AHA's Support Network
You’re not alone. Make our social support network your home.
Will You Wear Red?
I’ll be rocking my red February 2nd for National Wear Red Day®. Will you join me
Eric Douglas, West Virginia
If anyone should have known the signs and symptoms of heart disease and heart attack, it was Eric Douglas. A former CPR trainer, EMT and scuba instructor who has trained more than 1,000 people to perform CPR, he still denied he was having problems. He wrote it off as “heart burn," and convinced himself he had just gotten in really bad shape.
hero_image_alt_text===Eric Douglas photo
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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.