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NY Advocates Ask Congress for Increased Funding for Heart Disease Research

A New York heart transplant recipient was among more than 250 American Heart Association advocates to meet with members of Congress Thursday asking them to support a $2.5 billion increase in cardiovascular disease research. In 2006, Roxanne Watson was at work unloading a truck when she noticed a small pain on her left side.

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NY Advocates Ask Congress for Increased Funding for Heart Disease Research

Oct 17, 2019
American Heart Association
American Heart Association. / WAER News

A New York heart transplant recipient was among more than 250 American Heart Association advocates to meet with members of Congress Thursday asking them to support a $2.5 billion increase in cardiovascular disease research.  In 2006, Roxanne Watson was at work unloading a truck when she noticed a small pain on her left side.


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