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Health Groups Back Efforts to Protect Tobacco Control Measures Under Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the United States and 11 other countries conclude negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, we welcome reports that a proposal offered this week would protect the rights of participating nations to adopt public health measures to reduce tobacco use and prevent tobacco companies from using the TPP to launch legal attacks on such measures.
The American Heart Association and the Dallas Farmers Market break ground on the first farmers market Teaching Garden
DALLAS (September 30, 2015) – The American Heart Association (AHA), in collaboration with numerous Dallas community partners, will break ground Saturday, Oct. 3, at 10:30 a.m. on its first AHA Teaching Garden to be located at a farmers market. Mama Ida’s Teaching Garden at the Dallas Farmers Market will offer custom-designed educational programs for people of all ages.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Our public health organizations support the legislation introduced today by U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) and U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 nationwide.
Highlights: A new report finds heart failure continues to be a significant health, economic and personal burden in the U.S. In response, AHA has launched the Rise Above Heart Failure initiative, with goals to reduce heart failure hospitalizations by...
Study Highlights Hispanics who spend more of their time being sedentary may have more risk factors for heart disease and diabetes. The risk appeared higher regardless of age, gender, national origin, and whether a person meets recommended exercise...