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December Survivor of the Month: Rob Taub

As a journalist, Rob Taub knows the importance of facts. But for years, he rejected the truth about his own health. When his kids put his picture on the refrigerator, Taub looked at the 240-pound man in the photo and refused to believe it was him. “I was living in denial … absolutely,” he said.

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Statement: AHA Asks New York City Council to Protect Kids’ Health and Stand Up to Big Tobacco

The American Heart Association maintains that flavored tobacco products are reversing decades of progress in reducing tobacco use among youth and worsening the persistent disparities regarding addiction among communities of color. In April of this year, we joined the Flavors Hook Kids NYC campaign and expressed support for two pieces of legislation in New York