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  • 81. 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. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/just-a-little-heart-attack/

  • 82. 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 ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/first-steps-to-prevent- eart-disease-and-be-heart-healthy/smoking-why-you-should-quit/

  • 83. 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 ...

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  • 84. 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 ...

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

  • 85. Pediatric Stroke Resources... financial assistance to better the lives of pediatric ... improving the quality of life for individuals and ... Psychological Issues after Pediatric Stroke: What to ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokeInCh ldren/PediatricStrokeResources/Pediatric-Stroke-Resources_UCM_310945_Article.jsp Article.jsp

  • 86. A Young Mother's Battle Against Heart Disease - Go Red For ...... I heard him saying was: you many not live to see ... I had been physically active my whole life; I even did ... After the shock settled in, I told myself that I ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/young-mothers-ba tle-against-heart-disease/

  • 87. Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk -- Go Red For ...... possible risk factors that might contribute to stroke.”. ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/insomnia-may-significantly-raise-stroke-risk/

  • 88. Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... Posterior circulations strokes (a stroke that occurs in the back part of the brain) occurs when a blood vessel in the back part of the brain is blocked ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/Learn-Mor -Stroke-Warning-Signs-and-Symptoms_UCM_451207_Article.jsp

  • 89. What to Do iI Having a Stroke: Call for EMS -- Go Red For ...... keep an eye out for their new stroke PSA, airing ... 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/what-to-do-if-having-a-stroke-call-for-ems/

  • 90. Caregiver Support | American Heart Association... A full 80 percent of strokes are preventable. ... Understand the effects of stroke and what can be done ... Learn about life after a stroke(link opens in new ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/caregiver-support

  • 91. Resources for Single Stroke Survivors... go back to work and their own lives and families. ... we use to help us with daily life, like alarm ... services that assist Medicaid beneficiaries to live in the ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/Resources-for-Single-Stroke-Survivors_UCM_453264_Article.jsp

  • 92. Heart Disease in Hispanic Women - Go Red for Women... stop the disease that claimed the lives of too ... Maricela Wilson didn't make until after she was ... wonder about everything, including your sex life — or if ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/facts_about_hear _disease_in_women-sub-category/hispanic-women/

  • 93. Supporting Research for Heart Disease - Go Red for Women... us stop heart disease from taking women's lives. ... 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/supporting-research/

  • 94. Recovering from a Stroke: Tai Chi Exercises -- Go Red For ...... “Psycho-social benefits include less depression, anxiety and stress, and better quality of life.”. ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at age ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/recovering-from-a-stroke-tai-chi-exercises/

  • 95. Hard-to-Recognize Heart Attack Symptoms -- Go Red For ...... When she came into Steinbaum's office after the event ... NJ, shares some common myths associated with stroke. ... a heart attack to save your life or the ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/hard-to-recognize-heart-attack-symptoms/

  • 96. 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/

  • 97. Student Scholarships in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke... After completing the program, the student scholar in Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke is required to submit the following progress reports: ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Sci ntificCouncils/UCM_322561_Student-Scholarships-in-Cardiovascular-Disease-and-Stroke.jsp ase-and-Stroke.jsp

  • 98. History of the American Heart Association | American Heart ...... and reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. ... Life-changing Breakthroughs. 1956. ... show how CPR can save lives after cardiac arrest ...

    www.heart.org/en/about-us/history-of-the-american-heart-as ociation

  • 99. 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/

  • 100. Professional Heart Daily | Resources for Cardiovascular and ...... Meetings / Live CME; Maintenance of Certification; NSTE ... looks at physical activity after myocardial infarction. ... Register now for NIH Stroke Scale: an ...

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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

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  • Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places
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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%