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Advocates Urge Congress to Step Up for Heart Health

More than 350 American Heart Association volunteers from 48 states came to Capitol Hill to urge their lawmakers to protect the school meals program under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act and to make NIH funding for heart and stroke research a national priority.

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Advocates Urge Congress to Keep School Food Healthy

Nearly 400 You're the Cure advocates gathered in Washington, D.C. May 11 and 12 to discuss healthy school meals with lawmakers.

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Advocates Urge Congress to Make NIH Funding for Heart/Stroke Research a Priority

Nearly 400 You're the Cure advocates met with Congress on May 12 to discuss the need to prioritize NIH funding for the nation's no. 1 and no. 5 killers.

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