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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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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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Nor’easter warning: A winter wonderland can turn deadly with heart attacks brought on by snow shoveling

As pretty as new-fallen snow appears, shoveling sidewalks and driveways can be deadly. According to the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, many people may face an increased risk of a heart attack or sudden cardiac arrest after shoveling heavy snow. The heart-health hazards of

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American Heart Association Welcomes Anna DeLuca

Anna DeLuca recently joined the American Heart Association as Development Director for Maine. DeLuca will manage all Go Red for Women-related events, activities, and volunteers throughout the state. Most recently, she served with the American Red Cross. DeLuca is a graduate of the University of Maine with a bachelor’s degree in Parks, Recreation and Tourism.