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  • 301. Student Scholarships in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke... the AHA International Stroke Conference will be paid to recipients of the Student Scholarships, pending verification of their attendance after the ...

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  • 302. Fellowship - Stroke Council... at the Annual Business Meeting held during the International Stroke Conference. Fellowship certificate will be mailed after the Leadership ...

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  • 303. Fellowship - Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing ...... and peer review, leadership in cardiovascular and stroke nursing, leadership ... Nominations received after this date cannot be successfully submitted ...

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  • 304. Physical activity improves quality of life... Feeling your best boosts your zeal for life! ... physically active and at a healthy weight live about 7 ... Reduced risk of stroke by 20 percent in moderately ...

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  • 305. National Institute of Health Funding - Go Red for Women... NIH research has led to life-saving discoveries. ... from these devastating cuts – the lives of women ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/national-institute-health-funding/

  • 306. Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)... Also, if the ASD is diagnosed late in life, the heart's ... or closure of the PFO is better at preventing stroke. ... For a short time after surgery to close an ASD ...

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  • 307. Anxiety Linked to Long-Term Stroke Risk — Go Red For ...... was linked to greater risk of stroke, which is the ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/anxiety-linked-to-long-term-stroke-risk/

  • 308. Cardiovascular Risk Linked to Mental Function — Go Red For ...... life cardiovascular health on brainpower in late life. ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/cardiovascular-risk-linked-mental-function/

  • 309. Stroke and Family Finances |... they felt “overwhelmed” about their finances after a serious ... Whether the person having the stroke is the ... Do you need to live with a relative/friend? ...

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  • 310. FAQs - American Heart/American Stroke Association... 9. How soon after the event must I submit the off-line ... About Us: Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. ...

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  • 311. American Heart/American Stroke Association... Tedy Bruschi suffered a stroke in February 2005 at the age of 31, just weeks after winning his third Super Bowl and days after returning from playing ...

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  • 312. Stroke Awards and Lectures... After you have submitted your abstract, award applications for the Stroke Minority Travel Grant should then be submitted though the Council Awards ...

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  • 313. Recognition from Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke... ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, or stroke not otherwise specified who receive VTE prophylaxis the day of or the day after hospital admission. ...

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  • 314. Financial Information for Stroke Caretakers |... bills: retirement plans, veteran's benefits, life insurance, long ... income, and expenses likely increasing after a stroke ... loved one has to live on every ...

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  • 315. About Heart Disease in Women - Go Red For Women... I want to live healthy. ... lifestyle changes, mobilize communities and shape policies to save lives. ... We're providing life saving information to women of ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/fight-heart-disease-women-go-red-wom n-official-site/about-heart-disease-in-women/

  • 316. Why is physical activity so important for health and wellbeing?... improve your overall well-being and quality of life? ... you feel better, look better and live better ... as physical activity becomes a regular part of their lives. ...

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  • 317. Survivors... of all his efforts to live a heart-healthy life. ... like you make a difference in the lives of people like ... Heart Association will help Abigail and others to live. ...

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  • 318. Heart-and-Stroke-Encyclopedia - cardiac catheterization... Aortic dissection is a life-threatening condition that occurs when blood leaks from ... Sometimes recovery is quick and complete after a stroke, but in ...

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  • 319. Heart-and-Stroke-Encyclopedia - coronary angiography... American Heart Association Learn and Live. Local Info Languages Careers ... Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. ... X-rays are taken after a special dye has ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Encyclopedia/Heart-and-Stroke-Encyc opedia_UCM_445084_ContentIndex.jsp?title=coronary%20angiography

  • 320. Heart Video Branding Page... "Tips for a Happy Holiday After A Heart ... American Heart Association is empowering Americans to live healthier through My Heart, My Life. ...

    www.localheart.org/branding/VideoContentAssets/Heart/Heart UCM_465822_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 321. The Bugher Foundation... Efforts will expand upon previous Bugher initiatives by inviting research on recovery after a stroke, including the areas of repair, regeneration ...

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  • 322. Survivor Stories: Gina Roberts |... to let her drive her to an after-hours clinic ... family history of congestive heart failure and stroke, but she ... is using her gifts and experience to save lives. ...

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  • 323. Kids | Heart Insight Magazine | American Heart Association... If your kids aren't part of a sports team that practices after school, how can you help them get ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

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  • 324. Heart on the Hill - February 2017... noted that more than 627,000 women's lives have been ... to modify your lifestyle to live a long ... In addition, approximately 15,200 life years would be ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/AvocacyNewsroom/Heart-on-t e-Hill---February-2017_UCM_491976_Article.jsp

  • 325. Heart on the Hill - March 2015... which will set them on the path to life-long healthy ... the United States Preventive Services Taskforce, helping them to live healthier lives. ...

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  • 326. American Heart Association/American Stroke Association ...... All interviews with presenters must be conducted after the LBCT presentation is ... Statistics-Heart-Stroke Infographic. ... Watch, Learn, and Live Library. ...

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  • 327. Crystal Wall: “Best Self Challenge” -- Go Red For Women... Many of the women had struggled with weight issues all of their lives. I was moved by the difficulty for women to live healthy when ... Life's Simple 7. ...

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  • 328. General Videos (PSA/Essence Videos)... working to ensure that the places where children live, learn, and ... Hands-Only™ CPR can save lives. ... to learn the easy steps to save a life with Hands ...

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  • 329. Your Aorta: The Pulse of Life... After the blood leaves the heart through the aortic valve, it ... conditions can improve their odds for a longer, healthier life. ... Watch, Learn and Live. ...

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  • 330. SEPTEMBER: Awareness for Childhood Obesity, HBP, A-Fib ...... help people achieve the best possible quality of life. ... with some form of cardiovascular disease or the after-effects of ... Watch, Learn, and Live Library. ...

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  • 331. Life's Simple 7... risk of developing metabolic syndrome and increased cardiovascular risk after giving birth ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

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  • 332. Tobacco Control - State Issues... year (1). Smoking not only takes lives of those ... the idea that business will suffer after these laws ... Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics 2014 Update: A ...

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  • 333. Devices and Surgical Procedures to Treat Heart Failure... They have saved millions of lives, but may not be ... and have an acceptable quality of life while waiting ... fact, about 90 percent of patients live for more ...

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  • 334. Positive Patients Exercise, Live Longer -- Go Red For Women... were more likely to exercise and live longer. ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to new ...

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Our Mission

Community

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re improving the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by:

  • Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places
  • Improving emergency care for heart attack victims through our Mission: Lifeline community-based initiative
  • Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines using our Get With The Guidelines® program
  • Strengthening stroke systems of care, teaching the public to respond to warning signs, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers

We’re reaching at-risk populations through cause initiatives and online tools:

Nationwide, we invest over $132 million a year ($3.2 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.

American Heart Association
2016-2017 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.7%
  • Public Health Education 35%
  • Professional Education and Training 18%
  • Community Services 8.3%
  • Management and General 6.6%
  • Fund Raising 11.4%