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  • You're the Cure Community Site Training IL, IN & MN

    You've seen the site, now learn the details! We just launched the next generation of the You're the Cure website, and it's centered around you (yes, you!). The new site is customized for every advocate based on what issues matters most to you, where you live, who is a part of your community...
  • You're the Cure Community Site Training - IL, IN & MN

    You've seen the site, now learn the details! We just launched the next generation of the You're the Cure website, and it's centered around you (yes, you!). The new site is customized for every advocate based on what issues matters most to you, where you live, who is a part of your community...
  • Healthy Communities Forum

    You’re Invited to a Healthy Communities Forum: Growing Healthy Communities in Cottonwood, Jackson, Faribault, Martin & Watonwan Counties Fairmont Holiday Inn Tuesday, October 23, 2012 6:00p.m. Dinner & Presentation This event is free and open to the public! Special Guests: Miss Minnesota...
  • You're the Cure Community Site Training - IL, IN & MN

    You've seen the site, now learn the details! We just launched the next generation of the You're the Cure website, and it's centered around you (yes, you!). The new site is customized for every advocate based on what issues matters most to you, where you live, who is a part of your community...
  • You're the Cure Community Site Training - IL, IN & MN

    You've seen the site, now learn the details! We just launched the next generation of the You're the Cure website, and it's centered around you (yes, you!). The new site is customized for every advocate based on what issues matters most to you, where you live, who is a part of your community...
  • You're the Cure Community Site Training - IL, IN & MN

    You've seen the site, now learn the details! We just launched the next generation of the You're the Cure website, and it's centered around you (yes, you!). The new site is customized for every advocate based on what issues matters most to you, where you live, who is a part of your community...
  • You're the Cure Community Site Training - IL, IN & MN

    You've seen the site, now learn the details! We just launched the next generation of the You're the Cure website, and it's centered around you (yes, you!). The new site is customized for every advocate based on what issues matters most to you, where you live, who is a part of your community...
  • Meeker-McLeod-Sibley Healthy Community Forum

    Hosted by the Community Leadership Team Registration is now open for a special Meeker-McLeod-Sibley Healthy Community Forum with keynote speaker Dr. Ehlinger, MN Commissioner of Health; along with special guest Miss Minnesota. Join us on learning about reducing health care costs, sustainable solutions...
  • Lincoln, Lyon, Murray Counties Healthy Community Forum

    You’re Invited to a Healthy Community Forum: Growing Healthy Communities in Lincoln, Lyon, Murray Counties. Marshall Area YMCA, Thursday, November 29, 2012 11:00am to 1:00pm - Lunch & Presentation. This event is free and open to the public! Special Guests: Miss Minnesota Siri Freeh Minnesota...
  • Nobles, Pipestone, Rock Counties Healthy Community Forum

    You’re Invited to a Healthy Community Forum: Growing Healthy Communities in Nobles, Pipestone and Rock Counties. Blue Mound Banquet and Meeting Center Thursday, November 29, 2012 5:00pm to 7:00pm- Dinner & Presentation. This event is free and open to the public! Special Guests: Miss Minnesota...
  • Benton County, Sherburne County, Stearns County & BLEND Healthy Communities Forum

    Our community plays a big role in our health. Having readily available fresh fruits and vegetables and having safe places to walk and bike, helps improve our community’s health. Schools offering healthy foods and encouraging physical activity helps children grow into healthy adults. Workplaces...
  • The Minneapolis Movement for Healthy Living

    Looking Back, Moving Ahead The Minneapolis Movement for Healthy Living healthy eating + physical activity + smoke free living Thursday, January 17, 2013 Longfellow Community Center 3435 36th Avenue South, Minneapolis In schools, neighborhoods, clinics and other settings, Minneapolis has made tremendous...
  • Polk, Norman, & Mahnomen Healthy Communities Forum

    Our community plays a big role in our health. We need readily available fresh fruits and vegetables and safe places to walk and bike. We need our schools to serve healthy food and encourage biking and walking. We need smoke-free multi-unit housing, work places and campuses. Our local Statewide Health...
  • Bemidji Healthy Community Forum

    Our community plays a big role in our health. We need readily available fresh fruits and vegetables and safe places to walk and bike. We need our schools to serve healthy food and encourage biking and walking. We need smoke-free multi-unit housing, work places and campuses. Our local Statewide Health...
  • Heart on the Hill

    Our Heart on the Hill will take place,Tuesday, February 12, 2013. This year’s event will be a full day of trainings, activities and an opportunity to meet with your legislators. This year we will be advocating to build healthier lives in Minnesota, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Our...
  • Heart on the Hill 2014

    Join us to advocate for AHA's policy agenda: Promote physical activity to reduce heart disease with funding for Safe Routes to School and bike/pedestrian investments. Improve access to lifesaving Automatic External Defibrillators by developing a statewide registry of all public access AEDs...
  • Health Equity Working Committee

    HEWC invites you to learn about MNSure and how it can increase access to health care for our communities. Get your questions answered. Speaker - Mario Vargas, MNSure Sr. Outreach Analyst MNsure is Minnesota’s new online marketplace where individuals, families and small employers can...
  • Blog Post: Minnesota Launching Effort to Improve Stroke Care

    St. Paul, Minn- Today is World Stroke Day, and stroke continues to be one of the leading killers in Minnesota and across the nation. However, a new effort set to start up in Minnesota in the New Year should mean better care and outcomes there. According to Dr. Albert Tsai, director of the Minnesota...
  • Minnesota Stroke Registry Program Regional Workshop Series Fall 2013, Meeting the Designation Criteria

    The Minnesota Stroke Registry Program is pleased to announce the second 2013 regional workshop series entitled: Meeting the Designation Criteria . This workshop will focus on new stroke ready hospital designation criteria to be implemented by the Minnesota Department of Health starting in 2014. This...
  • Blog Post: Statewide Health Improvement Program awards grants to communities across Minnesota

    During last session, Minnesota You're the Cure volunteers successfully advocated for increased funding of the Statewide Health Improvement Program. We are pleased to share the following update and news release from the Minnesota Department of Health on the progress of the program. SHIP building...
  • Blog Post: Share Your Story: Gene Johnson

    Gene Johnson New Brighton, MN On Sept.11,2002 I had a heart attack, followed immediately by a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). I had a series of miracles and fortuitous events that followed. My daughter called and told my wife to check on dad. I was laying on the driveway with the garden hose spewing...
  • Blog Post: Advocating for AED Legislation

    Take Action! Do you know what AED stands for? More importantly, do you know where the nearest AED is and will it be maintained and ready to be used? Automated External Defibrillators, or AEDs, are used to shock the heart back into a normal rhythm when someone is suffering a cardiac arrest. Different...
  • Blog Post: Slow-poke generation? Kids around the world are less fit than their parents were, study finds

    Rachel wanted me to share this article with you. Today's kids can't keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on millions of children around the world finds they don't run as fast or as far as their parents did when they were young. On average, it takes children 90 seconds...
  • Blog Post: Separating the Truth from the Myths: New Cholesterol Guidelines

    Cholesterol is a concern for many Americans. Even those who exercise and eat a healthy diet can be at risk for high cholesterol because of hereditary factors. As you may have heard, earlier this month, the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology published new guidelines on lifestyle...
  • Blog Post: Share Your Story: Dale Wakasugi

    Dale Wakasugi Woodbury, MN I am alive today because Lindsay, a high school student, had recently completed CPR and AED training. I collapsed refereeing a local high school basketball game in 2007 and Lindsay ran out of the crowded stands and started CPR and used the AED while others called 911. My...