Media Advocacy

October 7, 2020

American Heart Association responds to Surgeon General’s national call to action on hypertension

September 9, 2020

New CDC/FDA data show sharp increase in youth use of disposable e-cigarettes

August 31, 2020

Patient groups urge full appellate court review on short term health insurance rule

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

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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