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American Heart Association President Urges Congress to Support Preventative Measures to Reduce Risk Factors for the Nation's No. 1 Killer
Date:1/10/2008

ion (CDC); passage of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, legislation that would authorize the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate the tobacco industry; passage of the HEART for Woman Act, legislation aimed at improving the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of heart disease in women; passage of the STOP Stroke Act, legislation to support the development and implementation of stroke systems of care; passage of the Genetic Information NonDiscrimination Act (GINA), legislation to protect Americans from the possible misuse of genetic test results; nutrition provisions in the Farm Bill including an agricultural subsidy for healthy seed oils and legislation that would require more accurate labeling of trans fat content in foods.

Access to quality and affordable health care remains a priority for the American Heart Association. For the 2008 presidential election, the association joined forces with AARP, the American Cancer Society, the American Diabetes Association and the Alzheimer's Association to launch the Are You Covered? Millions of Voices for Quality Healthcare campaign in four primary states - Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada. Over the last several months, volunteers and advocates from the five organizations have called on all presidential candidates to make health care reform the focal point of their campaign message.

The Are You Covered initiative is driven by four fundamental principles: quality health care for all; health care that's affordable; health care without the "red tape;" and health care when and where people need it.

"The campaign has given me an opportunity to raise awareness and educate the candidates about my struggles to get affordable health coverage," said Karen Merrill, You're the Cure New Hampshire advocate and heart disease survivor. "I thank God every day for surviving a heart attack and by-pass surgery, but I'm not sure my family will survive the financial hit placed o
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