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  • 61. ISC 2014: Science News Home... The Secondary Prevention of Small Subcortical Strokes (SPS3) Trial; Genomewide ... is the Learned in Neural Repair after Stroke; Tempus Cerebrum ... 2014-Science-News-Home.jsp

  • 62. ISC 2014: Late-Breaking Science Oral Abstracts... Blood pressure variability and outcome after acute intracerebral ... in Patients with Recent Lacunar Stroke. ... of Small Subcortical Strokes (SPS3) Trial ... 2014-Late-Breaking-Science-Oral-Abstracts.jsp

  • 63.[TEXT] xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <wcm:root xmlns:wcm ...... of postoperative re-explorations, strokes, infections, multi ... the health and quality of life for stroke ... S, Sharpe M. Fatigue after stroke: The development ... smd/documents/singlecolumn/ucm_492782.xml

  • 64.[TEXT] xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <wcm:root xmlns:wcm ...... &lt;br /&gt;&lt;em&gt;Rehabilitation after stroke is an essential part of stroke recovery and ... and restore functional ability and quality of life to stroke ... scon/documents/hybrid01/ucm_428891.xml

  • 65. Caring For Someone Who Has Suffered a Stroke - Go Red for ...... the stress of caring for someone who's had a stroke takes its ... And since life is frequently ... You'll not only feel better after some physical activity, but you ... -disease/caring-for-someone-who-suffered-stroke/

  • 66. Stroke Connection Presents FREE Online Writing Workshop ...... By writing brief essays about how stroke has affected your life, appreciate your survival skills and build confidence in your ability to re-envision your ... e/SubmittingYourStory/Stroke-Connection-Presents-FREE-Online-Writing-Workshop-for-Survivors_UCM_450084_Article.jsp Workshop-for-Survivors_UCM_450084_Article.jsp

  • 67.[TEXT] xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <rss version="2.0" xmlns ...... to prevent recurrent strokes and save lives is large ... people who identify themselves as South Asians live in the ... fast, could help save a life.&lt;/font&gt ...

  • 68. Heart Doctor Explains Cholesterol Levels -- Go Red For ...... Only after that very personalized assessment is a decision made on what ... may also help reduce the risk for heart attack and stroke. ... Life's Simple 7. ... eart-disease-and-be-heart-healthy/heart-doctor-explains-cholesterol-levels/ evels/

  • 69. Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K -- Go Red For ...... walk a 5K race less than a year after she had ... is the main advice Tia shares with stroke survivors. ... have survived all kinds of setbacks in life, not just ... -disease/tia-timpson-survivor-of-stroke-at-20/

  • 70. How to Prevent Heart Disease After Menopause — Go Red ...... linked to almost a doubled risk of stroke in middle ... This is why staying positive after menopause is so ... menopause can feel like a huge life change for ... e/how-to-prevent-heart-disease-after-menopause/

  • 71. Three Fitness Exercises for Seniors -- Go Red For Women... Weight training after stroke has also been shown to support muscular rehabilitation, according to the AHA. Yoga. While ... three-fitness-exercises-for-seniors/

  • 72. How to Stay Social After Heart Disease -- Go Red For Women... you may be left wondering about the little things (which are still important), like your social life. ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at age ... -disease/how-to-stay-social-after-heart-disease/

  • 73. Heart Disease in African American Women - Go Red for ...... After all, she thought of herself as perfectly healthy. ... two times the risk of stroke than Caucasians ... in blacks than whites, and develops earlier in life. ... _disease_in_women-sub-category/african-american-women/

  • 74. Depression Increases Risk of Stroke in Women -- Go Red For ...... Even after researchers eliminated several factors that increase ... a much stronger impact on stroke for them now rather than later in life,” she says. ... earch-subcategory/depression-increases-risk-of-stroke-in-women/

  • 75. Sex After Heart Attack: Talk with Your Doctor | Go Red For ...... 17 women in depth about their sex lives before and ... their partner again and get back to a “normal” life. ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at ... -disease/sex-heart-attack-talk-doctor/

  • 76. Women Delay Stroke Care, New Study -- Go Red For Women... have been more likely to live alone, which would ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ... earch-subcategory/women-delay-stroke-care-new-study/

  • 77. Video: Just a Little Heart Attack — Go Red for Women... I know because I believe it saved my life,” acknowledges Christie. After you watch this video, we hope you'll begin ... Myths Versus Facts About Stroke. ... _disease_in_women/just-a-little-heart-attack/

  • 78. Smoking and Heart Disease: Why You Should Quit - Go Red ...... to mention, continuing to smoke throughout your life shaves 13 ... your blood pressure and risk for stroke and heart ... If you quit after a heart attack, your ... eart-disease-and-be-heart-healthy/smoking-why-you-should-quit/

  • 79. AHA Funded Research Milestones... disease and stroke, and improved longevity, quality of life and mental ... crochet the red hats to empower moms to live heart healthy lives and to ... esResearchAccomplishments/UCM_320490_AHA-Funded-Research-Milestones.jsp sp

  • 80. Managing Heart Disease - Go Red for Women... made at least one healthy change in their daily lives; ... Focus on filling your life with healthy eating choices ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at ... -disease/managing-heart-disease/

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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

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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%