National Minority Health Month Messaging

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Heart disease and stroke run in my family. Yet 80% of heart disease and stroke are preventable. #EmPoweredToServe

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I live in a food desert and finding the healthy food options I need is a daily struggle. What can be done in our communities to address food deserts? #EmPoweredToServe

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Do you get the @AmericanHeart recommended amount of physical activity? I DO. All 150 minutes per week that I need for better heart health. #EmPoweredToServe

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My family has a history of high blood pressure. HBP, the “silent killer” is the number 1 cause of stroke. What is your family doing to help control their HBP? #EmPoweredToServe

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I personally suffer from heart disease but I don’t let that put me down. I make sure to be physically active and eat fruits and veggies daily. #EmPoweredToServe

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My neighborhood lacks proper walkways and lighted walkways, making it difficult to be physically active. Together, we can advocate for complete streets! #EmPoweredToServe http://bit.ly/2mI8YlH

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We all deserve the access to healthy foods so let’s work together to make sure that What’s in Store helps us have healthier futures. #EmPoweredToServe http://bit.ly/2mWpIqb

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I suffer from high blood pressure and some of the simple things I do to help lower my HBP is walking. #EmPoweredToServe

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On National Walking Day, I’ll be walking with my squad! Will you? #EmPoweredToServe

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I pledge to do 30 minutes of physical activity, 5 days a week to lower my risk of heart disease! #EmPoweredToServe

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