U.S. Senator Cory Booker Introduces Important Bill To Shut Down Wildlife Markets Which Threaten Public Health In The United States

U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced a bipartisan bill, the Preventing Future Pandemics Act, which would direct the State Department to work with international partners to shut down commercial wildlife markets and stop the associated wildlife trade.…

Victory! Judge Orders Dakota Access Pipeline To Shut Down After Four-Year Legal Battle

Owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) must halt operations while the government conducts a full-fledged analysis examining the risk DAPL poses to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, a federal judge ruled today. The court decision delivered a hard-fought victory…

Federal district court strikes down USDA rule that weakens national school nutrition programs

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 14, 2020 — Yesterday, a federal district court struck down a rule by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that rolled back nutrition standards in schools.   Last fall, The American Heart Association, the world’s leading… Advisories…

Stroke rates among COVID-19 patients are low, but cases are more severe; overall stroke hospital admissions are down globally

May is American Stroke Month | AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   DALLAS, May 21, 2020 — The rate of strokes in COVID-19 patients appears relatively low, but a higher proportion of those strokes are presenting in younger people and are often…

American Heart Association condemns ongoing attempts by the Trump Administration to strike down the Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 26, 2020 – The Trump Administration filed its brief in the health care lawsuit before the Supreme Court, asking the justices to strike down the entirety of the Affordable Care Act. The American Heart Association, the world’s… Advisories…

Federal district court strikes down USDA rule that weakens national school nutrition programs

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 14, 2020 — Yesterday, a federal district court struck down a rule by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that rolled back nutrition standards in schools.   Last fall, The American Heart Association, the world’s leading… Advisories…

Stroke rates among COVID-19 patients are low, but cases are more severe; overall stroke hospital admissions are down globally

May is American Stroke Month | AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   DALLAS, May 21, 2020 — The rate of strokes in COVID-19 patients appears relatively low, but a higher proportion of those strokes are presenting in younger people and are often…