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The latest about the American Heart Association's regulatory and legislative priorities, including updates on tobacco, research funding and other initiatives impacting cardiovascular disease and stroke.

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Wisconsin students Gabby and Sarah saw that e-cigarettes were becoming a problem in their schools, so they came to Washington, D.C. to do something about it. #TobaccoEndgame
Less than 50% of women know the major symptoms of heart disease. Thank you to the women of Congress who came together during #HeartMonth in support of #GoRedForWomen.

Media Contacts

Steve Weiss
Vice President – Media Advocacy
Steve.Weiss@heart.org
(202) 785-7905

Suniti Bal
Director – Federal Media Advocacy
Suniti.Bal@heart.org
(202) 785-7929

Shelly Hogan
Director – Field Media Advocacy
Shelly.Hogan@heart.org
(512) 689-0869

Suzette Harris
Director – Media Advocacy 
Suzette.Harris@heart.org
(214) 706-1207

Rhianna Kern
Media Advocacy Manager
Rhianna.Kern@heart.org
(732) 533-8948


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