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Students call out tobacco industry on Quit Lying Day

From coast to coast, schools are turning basketball game halftimes, pep rallies and other school activities into rallies for students’ health as part of #QuitLying Day.

Students across the country want to hold the e-cigarette industry accountable for its lies to youth about vaping and nicotine addiction. Events empowering them to speak out against vaping are planned throughout January.

Students holding signs to support Quit Lying campaign

AHA names top heart disease and stroke research advances of 2019

Discoveries about genetics, exercise and more make the list of most significant advances against heart disease and stroke in 2019.

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AHA to award $100,000 in college tuition scholarships

College students working to improve health equity in their communities are encouraged to apply for one of 10 EmPOWERED to Serve™ scholarships of $10,000 each. Thanks to the generous support of philanthropist and entrepreneur Lawrence Griffith, founder and CEO of Digital Factory, Inc., the program will help support young leaders making a difference in their communities.

Applications will be accepted through Jan. 31 and there is no cost to apply.

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