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  • 21. Cindy Hoeksema: School Nurse Responds FAST to Help ...... t already having a stroke, the chance of him stroking was high.”. ... Related Links Stroke Heroes Among Us More Inspirational Stories Life After Stroke. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/General/Cindy-Hoeksema School-Nurse-Responds-FAST-to-Help-Save-a-Life_UCM_451865_Article.jsp

  • 22. Life After a Heart Attack | American Heart Association... Make prevention your priority. After a first heart attack, most people go on to live a long, productive life. However, around ...

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  • 23. Lifestyle Changes for Heart Attack Prevention | American ...... Heart Attack; Life After a Heart Attack; Lifestyle Changes for Heart Attack ... it's tougher to recover from a heart attack or stroke or to live with chronic ...

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  • 24. International Stroke Conference... From forming multiple, life-long collaborations with ... TX 75231, Att: International Stroke Conference Meetings ... later than two weeks after the meeting ...

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  • 25. Tips to Combat Depression After a Stroke -- Go Red For ...... study on the factors that influence depression after a stroke ... It's easy to focus on loss following a stroke. ... that there are still many things in life that are ...

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  • 26. There is Always Something We Can Do -- Palliative and End ...... well meaning clinician has diagnosed a life-expectancy of hours but the person lives on for ... prognosis at least 24-48 hours after stroke onset and ...

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  • 27. Identifying and Treating Depression After Stroke: Pulling ...... of life and utilization after healthcare with poststroke depression requires more study; 6) PSD is associated with a higher risk of death after stroke; 7 ...

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  • 28. After flatlining and years of therapy, country music star Randy ...... “It was just one thing after another that you never thought you'd live through or ... We were going through life at 100 miles per hour and hit a brick ...

    www.heart.org/en/news/2018/05/01/after-flatlining-and-year -of-therapy-country-music-star-randy-travis-is-passing-out-hope

  • 29. After wife's stroke at 28, couple advocates for stroke ...... Maggie in January 2018, six months after Alyssa's stroke. ... if you follow the rules and live well.”. ... her story will raise awareness that stroke can happen ...

    www.heart.org/en/news/2018/05/03/after-wifes-stroke-at-28- ouple-advocates-for-stroke-awareness-among-young

  • 30. Search News Releases | American Heart Association... devoted to building longer, healthier lives, in partnership ... infant survival rates and quality of life depends on ... After stroke strikes, what comes next? ...

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  • 31. Search News Releases | American Heart Association... to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke, wants stroke survivors to know that while life may be different after a stroke, rehabilitation can ...

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  • 32. Symptoms of a Stroke in Women - Go Red for Women... After talking to her doctor about a migraine, Tamika learned ... down the path to have another stroke,” she said ... realized I needed to get my life together ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/symptoms-of-a-stroke/

  • 33. SCM Fall 2013... After the fear comes courage. ... Younger survivors will likely live with the consequences of their ... of stroke support groups on quality of life for stroke ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/ReadSCNow/SCM-Fall-2013_UCM_456263_Article.jsp

  • 34. SCM May/June 2011... Like Mother Like Daughter Soon after the birth of her ... seven years later, stroke entered her life again when her daughter's father had a stroke at age ...

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  • 35. Sex and Heart Disease: Life After Diagnosis - Go Red for ...... a healthy sex life – is key to improving your quality of life. ... out the American Heart Association's brochures on sex after a heart attack and stroke ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/sex-and-heart-disease/

  • 36. American Heart Association Spotlight... Assistants; Nurse Practitioners / Nurses; Stroke-related medical ... Heart Association designates this live activity for a ... be available to claim after the 6 ...

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  • 37. American Heart Association Spotlight... Do I need to do anything after the event? ... educational programming, together we can help build healthier lives, free of ... LIVE PRESENTATIONS. ...

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  • 38. Stroke Recovery Resources... ability in midlife may increase the risk of stroke in adults after age 65. ... and resistance training contribute to a healthy brain throughout your life. ...

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  • 39. Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack | Go Red For ...... higher risk as well as think about care after they are ... of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ... Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk. ...

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  • 40. American Heart/American Stroke Association... keeps her life in balance so she doesn't live in fear of ... "Now I'm living life.". ... Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and ...

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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 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%