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2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
February 7, 2019 - Introduced by Representatives Ballweg, Billings, Brandtjen,
Brostoff, Considine, Dittrich, Duchow, Goyke, Hebl, Kolste, Kulp, Meyers,
Milroy, Mursau, Novak, Pronschinske, Rohrkaste, Ramthun, Schraa,
Sinicki, Skowronski, Spiros, Spreitzer, Steffen, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Wittke,
Zamarripa and Zimmerman, cosponsored by Senators Darling, Shilling,
Bewley, Carpenter, Erpenbach, Feyen, Jacque, Olsen, Petrowski, Risser,
Smith, L. Taylor and Wanggaard. Referred to Committee on Rules.
AJR3,1,1 1Relating to: proclaiming February 2019 to be American Heart Month in Wisconsin.
AJR3,1,32 Whereas, cardiovascular diseases are the number one killer of women in
3Wisconsin and in the United States; and
AJR3,1,54 Whereas, cardiovascular disease kills approximately one woman every hour in
5Wisconsin and one woman almost every 80 seconds in the United States; and
AJR3,1,66 Whereas, about 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases may be prevented; and
AJR3,1,87 Whereas, some risk factors such as blood pressure, smoking, cholesterol, and
8lack of regular physical activity can be controlled; and
AJR3,1,119 Whereas, the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement
10motivates women to learn their family history and to meet with a health care
11provider to determine their risk for cardiovascular diseases and stroke; and
AJR3,1,1312 Whereas, Go Red For Women encourages women to take control of their heart
13health by knowing the following five numbers that can be life changing:
AJR3,1,1414 1. Total Cholesterol
AJR3,1,1515 2. HDL (good) Cholesterol
13. Blood Pressure
AJR3,2,22 4. Blood Sugar
AJR3,2,33 5. Body Mass Index (BMI); now, therefore, be it
AJR3,2,6 4Resolved by the assembly, the senate concurring, That the legislature, in
5recognition of the importance of the ongoing fight against heart disease and stroke,
6does hereby proclaim February 2019 to be American Heart Month in Wisconsin.
AJR3,2,77 (End)