Media Advocacy

May 1, 2019

New Legislation Would Support Increased Charitable Giving Among Our Nation’s Seniors

May 1, 2019

Health Groups Support Federal Tobacco to 21 Act – Legislation to Raise the Tobacco Sales Age to 21 Nationwide

April 30, 2019

AHA Joins National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative for Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic

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
(202) 785-7905

Suniti Bal
Director – Federal Media Advocacy
(202) 785-7929

Shelly Hogan
Director – Field Media Advocacy
(512) 689-0869

Suzette Harris
Director – Media Advocacy
(214) 706-1207

Samantha Carter
Manager – Media Advocacy
(202) 785-7935


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