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  • 121. American Stroke Month Infographic... prompt treatment may make the difference between life and death ... 1 15 Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/AmericanSt okeMonth/American-Stroke-Month-Infographic_UCM_463277_Article.jsp

  • 122. FAST Room Videos... of clot related strokes may be preventable. If stroke does strike, spotting stroke and getting treatment fast may make the difference between life and ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/AmericanSt okeMonth/FASTVideo/2017-FAST-Video-and-Treatment_UCM_493177_Article.jsp sp

  • 123. 3 STROKE SURVIVORS, 3 IMPORTANT LESSONS | Go Red ...... An hour and a half after the ordeal started, the ... As frightening as her stroke was, she says it had a silver lining: “It's given me a life purpose. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/3-stroke-survivo s-3-important-lessons-2/

  • 124. How to 'Get in the Mood' Post Diagnosis - Go Red for Women... says it is necessary, especially for those with busy lives. ... what is most important in your life, she offers. ... and yoga practitioner, she tries to live by the ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/how-to-get-in-the-mood-post-diagnosis/

  • 125. Physical Activity Keeps Your Mind Sharp Now and Later... Learn which factors you can treat or control - and those you cannot - and what you can do to lower your risk of stroke. Life is Why We Ride. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/EffectsofS roke/ATouroftheBrain/www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokePreventionandBrainHealth/BrainHealthResources/Physical StrokePreventionandBrainHealth/BrainHealthResources/Physical-Activity-Keeps-Your-Mind-Sharp-Now-and-Later_UCM_486466_Article.jsp

  • 126. Elite Marathoner Runs After Heart Attack - Go Red For Women... That was the only thing that saved her life. After going through the ordeal, herself, Woodward was shocked to learn that heart disease is actually the ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart-disease-ne s/elite-marathoner-runs-after-heart-attack/

  • 127. American Heart Association/American Stroke Association ...... Heart Association/American Stroke Association Embargo ... receive embargoed media materials after the suspension ... Watch, Learn, and Live Library. ...

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  • 128. Your Aorta: The Pulse of Life | American Heart Association... 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. ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/aortic-aneurysm/your-aorta- he-pulse-of-life

  • 129. 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 ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Awa dsLectures/UCM_322318_Stroke-Awards-and-Lectures.jsp

  • 130. 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. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/first-steps-to-prevent- eart-disease-and-be-heart-healthy/crystal-wall-best-self-challenge/

  • 131. Caring for Someone With Heart Disease - Go Red for Women... Other times you might feel happy and fulfilled by making a difference in someone's life. ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at age 20, Tia ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/caring-for-someone-with-heart-disease/

  • 132. Know your family history; save your life. | Go Red For Women ...... find out can give you an early heads up that might save your life. ... on to future members of your family to help them live longer, healthier lives. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/well-woman-visit/know-family-history save-life/

  • 133. 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. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/events/september-awareness-for-childhoo -obesity-hbp-a-fib-hispanic-heritage-world-heart-day-6630265

  • 134. Healthy Eating Keeps Your Brain Sharp... seem to matter for your brain health later in life,” said Dr ... sharp by following these American Heart Association/American Stroke Association dietary ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokePrev ntionandBrainHealth/BrainHealthResources/www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokePreventionandBrainHealth/BrainHeal ROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokePreventionandBrainHealth/BrainHealthResources/Healthy-Eating-Keeps-Your-Brain-Sharp_UCM_486469_Article.jsp

  • 135. PROSPER | American Heart Association... The prognosis after stroke remains poor, with 1 ... to be evaluated include recurrent stroke, mortality and ... quality of life; depression; functional status and ...

    www.heart.org/en/professional/quality-improvement/quality- esearch-and-publications/prosper

  • 136. Gifts Everyone Can Afford | American Heart Association... Any residual left in your account after passing will ... American Heart Association or American Stroke Association. ... worked hard all of your life to grow ...

    www.heart.org/en/get-involved/ways-to-give/wills-trusts-an uities/ways-to-gift/gifts-everyone-can-afford

  • 137. 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 ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/positive-patients-exercise-live-longer/

  • 138. Family History and Heart Disease - Go Red For Women... 1 killer in women because everyone diagnosed lives healthfully ever after. ... had suffered heart attacks relatively early in life,” says Gail ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/know-your-risk/find-out-your-risk/fa ily-history-heart-disease/

  • 139. African-American Risk Detection Increases — Go Red For ...... 610,000 Americans have a first stroke every year ... 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/african-american-risk-detection-increases/

  • 140. Middle-Age Fitness: Reduce Heart Failure Risk -- Go Red For ...... were at higher risk for heart failure after age 65 ... More than 5.1 million Americans live with heart failure ... that could be employed in mid-life to decrease ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/middle-age-fitness-reduce-heart-failure-risk/

  • 141. Tips to Improve Your Workout Routine -- Go Red For Women... becomes easier when it's an accepted part of your daily life. Maganti says that the first three months are a challenge, but it gets easier after about 90 ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/heart-healthy-exercises tips-to-improve-your-workout-routine/

  • 142. Stroke Treatments... When a Stroke Occurs: Quick Stroke Treatment Can Save Lives. ... of acute stroke symptoms, and only after a patient ... Hemorrhagic Stroke Treatment. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/BLS/Stroke Treatments_UCM_310892_Article.jsp

  • 143. Health Benefits of Yoga -- Go Red For Women... for the rest of your life.”. Yoga is calming. The calming benefits of yoga may help with that — and you may see benefits right away. After your first ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/heart-healthy-exercises health-benefits-of-yoga/

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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%