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Thank You for Helping us Advance Legislation for a Healthier Vermont!

Thank you for raising your voice to urge Vermont lawmakers to support the American Heart Association’s advocacy priorities. The legislative session ended on May 12th with great news on a number of our critical policy efforts. Please take a moment to thank legislators for passing legislation to fund postpartum care, early childhood education, tobacco prevention,

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Maine’s Legislative Session Wins, More Work to be Done

Thank you for all your advocacy efforts over this year’s legislative session! We had some great victories thanks to your outreach, but unfortunately, some issues failed to move as we’d have liked! Please take a minute to thank your legislators for their work and ask them for their continued support! Click here to send a

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Ending Student Hunger in Vermont is on the Table

Guest blog by Emily Belarmino Federal funding that has provided free breakfast and lunch at school for all students during the pandemic is likely ending this summer. We can ensure that, while at school, every child is fed and ready to learn by passing S.100 in Vermont which would allow every student to access the

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Maine Takes Big Step to Protect New Moms: Postpartum Medicaid Coverage to be Extended to One Full Year

On March 30th, Maine Governor Janet Mills signed legislation extending Medicaid postpartum coverage from 60 days to 12 months.  Cardiovascular diseases, including stroke, are the leading cause of maternal mortality in the U.S., accounting for over a third of pregnancy-related deaths. Cause-specific mortality from heart disease and stroke is highest in the 6 weeks to a year

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New Hampshire Women to Reconnect in Person at 2022 Upper Valley Go Red for Women Luncheon on April 20

The American Heart Association will hold its 2022 New Hampshire Go Red for Women® Luncheon on April 20th at the Hanover Inn Dartmouth. The Association’s signature event is designed to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death for women in the United States, as well as generate funds for lifesaving cardiovascular research.