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Get Registered. You're the Cure
Are you registered to vote? If not, register today ! It only happens every four years. Join your fellow American Heart Association advocates and Get Out The Vote this election! If you’re not registered to vote, you won’t be able to participate in the 2012 election. Make sure your voice...
20 Sep 2012
Get Out The Vote. You're the Cure
Find your polling place! It only happens every four years. Join your fellow American Heart Association advocates and Get Out The Vote this election! Show up at the polls. It’s time to vote! Go to your local voting centers and exercise your civic duty and right by casting your votes today...
6 Nov 2012
Save the Date: Wear Red Day!
Wear red on February 1st to show you support in the fight against the number 1 killer of women. Heart Disease still kills more women than all cancers combined and wearing your favorite red article of clothing at home, at work, or around town will bring awareness to this vital health issue. How do...
1 Feb 2013
Save the Date: 3rd Annual State of Women's Heart Health Webinar
Join the conversation about our nation's No. 1 killer of women with some of the country's health leaders, including Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, and Million Hearts Director Dr. Janet Wright. The...
5 Feb 2013
AHA - test event release
18 Mar 2013
Rally for Medical Research
On April 8, thousands of patients & researchers, including hundreds of American Heart Association You’re the Cure advocates, will be in our nation's capital to speak with one voice in support for a strong national investment in the National Institutes of Health at the Rally for Medical...
8 Apr 2013
American Stroke Month
May is American Stroke Month- a time to raise awareness about our nation's No. 4 killer and a leading cause of disability- and we need your help to get the word out! Commit to some of the following activities throughout the month: 1. Learn F.A.S.T. to be able to spot stroke warning signs and...
31 May 2013
LIVE Webcast: Signs of Progress Toward Reversing the Childhood Obesity Epidemic
Nearly one-third of children and teens are overweight or obese. But growing evidence suggests that places making strong, far-reaching changes—those that make healthy foods available in schools and communities and integrate physical activity into people's daily lives—are seeing reductions...
9 Jul 2013
Rally for Medical Research Hill Day
On September 18th, the American Heart Association will join partner groups for the Rally for Medical Research Hill Day in Washington, DC, to continue to stress to our nation's decision makers that funding for the National Institutes of Health must be prioritized. While we can't physically...
18 Sep 2013
Recognize World Stroke Day
Worldwide, one in six people will have a stroke in their lifetime and stroke claims a life every six seconds . On World Stroke Day, October 29, 2013 , we invite you to stand in solidarity with us and learn F.A.S.T. to remember the stroke warning signs. Let’s come together on World Stroke Day and...
29 Oct 2013
National Eating Healthy Day
On National Eating Healthy Day- November 6th- we're encouraging all Americans to make small, healthy changes and raise the awareness of the importance of good nutrition- and celebrating is easy! Complete our registration form today to receive the free National Eating Healthy Day Toolkit, complete...
6 Nov 2013
National Family Caregivers Month
November is National Family Caregivers Month- a time to recognize and appreciate the loved ones who provide critical support and care for stroke survivors during recovery, rehabilitation, and beyond. While family caregivers give so much, it is important for them to take care of themselves as well...
30 Nov 2013
State of the Union - 2014
Tune in to watch the President give his annual State of the Union address! Keep an eye out for any mentions of heart and stroke policy!
28 Jan 2014
4th Annual State of Women's Heart Health Webinar
Want to hear from some of our nation's leading health officials- including Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Director Dr. Gary Gibbons- about the progress being made in the fight against the No. 1 killer of women? Then be sure to...
19 Feb 2014
Twitter Chat! Affordable Care Act Q & A
March 31st is the open enrollment deadline for the Health Insurance Marketplace and we want to make sure you have the information you need to get covered! Join us and our friends from the American Cancer Society- Cancer Action Network and Autism Speaks for a Twitter chat on March 19th at 2:00 EST. ...
19 Mar 2014
March is Nutrition Month!
A healthy diet and lifestyle are your best weapons in the fight against heart disease. Make it your Nutrition Month mission to learn & share important tips and information as we work together to help all Americans eat healthier for their hearts! Take action this month by: 1) Learning about...
31 Mar 2014
May is American Stroke Month
Stroke is the 4th leading cause of death with someone being diagnosed with the disease every 40 seconds! However, May is American Stroke Month and here are some ways for you to get involve to make stroke preventable, treatable, and beatable ! 1.Get your lawmakers involved today! Send a quick email...
31 May 2014
National CPR and AED Awareness Week
June 1-7 is National CPR and AED Awareness Week. Sudden cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death, with nearly 400,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occurring annually in the United States. By performing Hands Only CPR, you can double or even triple a victim's chance of survival.\ Here are...
1 Jun 2014
National CPR and AED Awareness Week
Did you know that immediately performing CPR on a sudden cardiac arrest victim can double or even triple their chance of survival? That is why knowing the simple steps of CPR is so important. June 1st - June 7th is National CPR and AED Awareness Week and here are a few ways to get involved! ...
7 Jun 2014
Rally for Medical Research Virtual Hill Day!
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...
18 Sep 2014
World Stroke Day
On October 29th, the American Stroke Association is participating with organizations across the country to promote World Stroke Day. Stroke affects too many Americans in this country. A person in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds, with about 795,000 having one every year. Stroke is the...
29 Oct 2014
Little Mended Hearts; Tips for Choosing Health Insurance Webinar
It's Open Enrollment Time Again: Tips for Choosing Health Insurance Most people would rather go to the dentist or the gym than choose a health insurance plan, but this is one of the most important health and financial decisions you make all year. Stephanie Mohl, Senior Government Relations Advisor...
5 Nov 2014
Exercise their Minds: Protect PE
The benefits of physical education ring clear as a school bell. With daily PE, we can keep kids’ hearts healthy and their minds in gear to do their best at school. The fact is, active kids learn better. And the benefits don’t end there. Physical education has positive impacts on their physical...
12 Apr 2016
Advocates to Congress: Act FAST!
Last month, 34 You're the Cure advocates came to Washington, D.C. to meet with their Senators and Representatives to discuss why they need to cosponsor the FAST Act. First, watch the powerful video below that explains why telestroke care is personal to them and so many like them across the country...
12 Apr 2016
White House releases rules to protect public from tobacco
Big news, You're the Cure Advocates! After a two year delay, the White House finally gave the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority over all tobacco products, including cigars, hookah, and e-cigarettes, in a move that protects both kids and adults across the country from taking up a life...
6 May 2016
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