When it comes to heart disease and stroke...You're the Cure! You don't have to be a doctor to save lives - just an advocate with the American Heart | Stroke Association. You have the ability to influence decision-makers and make heart healthy changes in Las Vegas and the nation. Through emails, phone calls, letters to the editor, press events, and/or face-to-face meetings with decision makers, You’re the Cure advocates directly influence policy and improve the quality of life for Las Vegans and for all Americans. You can help ensure that our lawmakers put heart disease and stroke at the top of their agenda.
Here are our our eight policy priority areas:
• Obesity Prevention
• Tobacco Prevention and Control
• Acute Cardiovascular Care
• Access, Cost and Quality of Care
• Heart Disease and Stroke Surveillance
• Heart Disease and Stroke Public Funding
• Health Equity
• Non-Profit Issues
It's simple to join the You’re the Cure network! Visit www.yourethecure.org and register.
Then read our You're the Cure Activist Guide to get started.
Your actions can help save lives! Contact Ben Schmauss at Ben.Schmauss.heart.org or (702) 789-4379 with any questions.