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Taking Charge of Your Health: Health Info You Can Use

Taking Charge of Your Health: Health Info You Can Use

March 15, 2021
I love the saying, “good things come in small packages.” It’s true of so many things but especially Little Free Libraries. Little Free Libraries are popping up all over the place: in neighborhoods, at roadside farm stands, along busy greenways, and many other places. The concept is simple: You can...
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Want to help your community #GetCovered? Learn how

March 1, 2021
Great news! Last month, President Biden issued an executive order to reopen HealthCare.gov, the official health insurance marketplace, so that anyone who needs health coverage can sign up. Having just surpassed 500,000 deaths in the U.S. from COVID-19, [1] it is more important than ever for...
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Top 5Actions for Friday, Feb. 26: All about COVID relief

February 25, 2021
We are at a turning point in the fight against the deadly COVID-19 virus. This week marked a heartbreaking milestone with 506,000 deaths in the United States from COVID-19. [1] So many of our families are hurting in so many different ways. But change is coming and we have a reason to feel hopeful...
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Medicaid Expansion’s Effects on Families: More coverage, improved maternal health, better preventive care

February 19, 2021
We’ve been tracking the rates of uninsured children for more than a decade now, and after reaching an all time low in 2016 nationwide, the number started going in the wrong direction over the past three years. From 2016 to 2019 approximately 726,000 more children became uninsured. Children are...
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MomsRising's COVID Relief Priorities

February 12, 2021
The moms of America urge leaders to immediately pass a comprehensive, robust COVID-relief package that centers the growing racial disparity in COVID-19 morbidity throughout each issue area and lifts families and our economy. Shocking data show Black, Latinx, and Native American people are dying at rates markedly higher than white Americans.
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To Protect Kids, Eliminate All Flavored Tobacco Products

February 12, 2021
These are indeed challenging times while our nation battles the COVID-19 pandemic. But we can’t forget another public health crisis that long preceded this pandemic – tobacco use, which is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. We must continue the fight to protect kids and...
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Your #5Actions For The Past Week

January 31, 2021
We need your help this week. All of us have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in some way. We’ve lost friends and loved ones, fought the illness ourselves, have struggled with the changing employment landscape, dealt with new roles at home and in so many other ways.
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Quick signature to support Biden’s vaccine plan!

January 27, 2021
FINALLY! After over a year since the first COVID-19 case was diagnosed in the United States, and 50 different states taking 50 different approaches to addressing the virus, we finally have a national strategy for combating this deadly virus and getting us all vaccinated. Whew! President Biden...
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Breaking Through: The Road Traveled & The Road Ahead!

January 21, 2021
We are back with a fresh show for a brand new year! Welcome 2021! This week on #BreakingThrough Kristin and guests cover white insurrectionism, the ties between white supremacy and gun violence, and analyze what happened at the U.S. Capitol and why we need still accountability; including for Trump...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, January 22, 2021

January 21, 2021
As we celebrate President Biden and Vice President Harris being sworn in and the new Congress taking shape this week, your voice is needed on several important, urgent issues - including COVID-19 relief and signing on to the Moms Mandate that we will be sharing with the Biden administration and...
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