Media Advocacy

April 28, 2022

FDA takes ‘momentous step’ to prohibit menthol cigarettes and all flavored cigars

March 29, 2022

House passage of Legacy IRA Act a ‘win-win’ for seniors, charities

March 9, 2022

Coalition of Anti-hunger, Education, Child Advocacy, Nutrition, and Public Health Organizations, and Industry Call on Congress to Extend Child Nutrition Waivers

Latest News

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

Arielle Beer
Director – Federal Media Advocacy
Arielle.Beer@heart.org
(202) 785-7902

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

Jennifer Bethea
Media Advocacy Manager
Jennifer.Bethea@heart.org
(919) 412-8704


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