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116th U. S. Congress

Even though the federal government is partially shut down, members of the 116th Congress are working. With so many new faces in the halls of Congress, now is a perfect time to introduce yourself to your lawmakers and make them an ally for heart health and overall healthy living.

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TCPR Legislative Reception

Register Now for the Telephone-CPR Legislative Reception!

CPR saves lives, and 9-1-1 dispatchers trained in Telephone CPR (T-CPR) can help callers start CPR quickly while they wait for EMS to arrive. Join advocates from across Minnesota for a reception to learn more about this life-saving initiative!

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High Blood Pressure: The Silent Killer

If you have high blood pressure, you are not alone. Nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure. (Many don’t even know they have it.)

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Spend Your Morning With Us on February 7th and Be the Cure at the WV Capitol!

Mark your calendar and register today to join us on February 7, 2019, as heart-health advocates from across WV gather at the state Capitol to talk with lawmakers about steps we can take now to improve the health of the Mountain State.

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Be Our Valentine: Join Us for Kentucky Advocacy Day!

Join the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, Kentucky Chapter, on February 14th as health advocates from across the Commonwealth gather at the Capitol to talk with lawmakers about legislation before them in the 2019 Session that will improve the health of Kentucky!

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A Heart Healthy 2018 in Greater Washington!

Thanks to the dedication, passion, and hard work of You’re the Cure volunteers like you, 2018 was another successful year of public policy accomplishments for heart health in Greater Washington.

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Count 2018 as a WIN!

Within You’re the Cure, we try to always ensure you have the most up to date information about our policy progress, and the change you help us to inspire in your communities.

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Happy Holidays Everyone!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year~ again! I hope you are able to celebrate and spread love amongst your family, friends, and communities during this joyous time. While it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season, it’s also completely possible to make choices that benefit your health too. Definitely take some time to relax and treat yourself, but don’t become overwhelmed by the sugary treats and boisterous parties at every turn. The holidays aren’t about being anxious or deprived, so following a few simple tips to create a balance in your life can really help- and you won’t feel guilty or behind the curve when the new year starts! These small steps toward healthy living will truly benefit your heart in many ways and keep you feeling your best while you’re rocking around the Christmas tree! Here are a few of my top tips to having a truly happy holidays:

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June Herman

June Herman - Celebration of Life

As you may have heard, our long time Advocacy staff leader in North Dakota, June Herman, passed away on November 11th from a brief, but hard fought battle with pancreatic cancer. 

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Fruit in Baskets

Equipment Grants Available for the Good Food Access Program!

The first rounds of equipment grants have made a huge difference in communities all around the state. Now is the time to encourage retailers to apply. 

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