Have you taken action recently? Here's a few important Action Alerts you may have missed. Click the links below to help the American Heart Association pass life-saving public policy!
We need cures not cuts!
- Medical research funded through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has been a driving force behind decades of advances that have improved the health of people in every corner of America. Yet, the NIH budget was slashed earlier this year and is still in danger. We cannot allow budget cuts to undermine progress when we are on the cusp of exciting advances in the fight against heart disease and stroke. Tell Congress that we need cures, not cuts!
- Help fight youth tobacco use in Wisconsin
CHD screening bills deserve a hearing
- Senate Bill 104 and Assembly Bill 111, legislation that would ensure all babies born in Wisconsin are screened for Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) prior to hospital discharge, were introduced this spring and have been sent to committees where they await hearings. Tell your Senator and Representative that these bills have waited long enough! Encourage your lawmakers to contact the committee chairs and ask them to give these bills a hearing!