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  • Meet other likeminded advocates
  • Take action and be heard

Alerts View All

  • Stroke Survivors Deserve Better

    If Congress does not act before March 31st, stroke patients on Medicare will face frightening limits on the outpatient therapy needed to regain vital skills like walking and talking. The typical Medicare beneficiary has a $1,900 therapy cap, which usually only amounts to 3-5 weeks of crucial therapy. Our stroke survivors deserve better. Tell Congress to remove these arbitrary caps once-and-for-all!

  • Tell Congress: Kids Will Eat Healthier School Lunches

    A recent study reveals that most elementary age students are accepting the healthier school meals required by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).  Help share this important news with your Members of Congress, as they make important decisions about the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.

  • Urge Congress to Increase NIH Funding in the 2015 Budget

    Encourage Congress to include NIH funding in the budgets for the next year. Medical research is an important issue for You're the Cure advocates, so help by sharing your thoughts with Congress today!

Events View All

  • Sep

    Rally for Medical Research Virtual Hill Day!

    Thursday, 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    On September 17th and 18th, the American Heart Association will be joining over 80 organizations in our nation's capital to meet with our elected leaders! Our message will be simple: Prioritize funding for medical research done at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Even if you are not in Washington, you can still participate from your own home. Below are a few was to get involved!


    • Get Social: Follow our You’re the Cure Facebook page to see which You're the Cure advocates will be representing the American Heart Association during the Hill Day!


    • Stay Tuned: As we approach the Rally for Medical Research Hill Day, keep an eye out for emails asking you to contact your member of Congress asking them to prioritize heart and stroke research.




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