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  • 151. Heart-Healthy Dinners Under $100 per Week - Go Red for ...... Delivery sounds like a good option after a long day or work, but preparing a heart healthy dinner is easy with a few basic ingredients. ». ... r-the-family/healthy-dinners-under-100/

  • 152. Cooking with Chocolate and Chili Peppers — Go Red For ...... Delivery sounds like a good option after a long day or work, but preparing a heart healthy dinner is easy with a few basic ingredients. ». ... nd-chili-peppers/

  • 153. Strength and Resistance Training Exercise | American Heart ...... Better quality of life. ... What if I'm recovering from a cardiac event or stroke? Some people are afraid to exercise after a heart attack. ... ngth-and-resistance-training-exercise

  • 154. 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. ... is-physical-activity-so-important-for-health-and-wellbeing

  • 155. Sponsorship Opportunities | American Heart Association... go a long way toward improving their lives and reduce ... have resources to quickly diagnose and treat stroke patients and prevent future strokes. ... onsorship-opportunities

  • 156. Benefits of Yoga on Stress: A Mother's Story — Go Red For ...... other women looking to do the same in their lives. ... like they were a constant presence in her life. ... Her husband returned from work after her first yoga ... ss-a-mothers-story/

  • 157. Nancy Brown: Tips to Relax, Renew, Recharge -- Go Red For ...... Setting and pursuing goals is an important part of moving forward in life, and making ... And after work, taking my dogs for a walk is a peaceful way for ... eart-disease-and-be-heart-healthy/nancy-brown-tips-to-relax-renew-recharge/ harge/

  • 158. 10 Fitness Tips to Help Prevent Heart Disease - Go Red for ...... Exercise has a half-life. The relaxing benefits, lowered blood pressure and other perks stick around for about 48 hours. After that, you'll need to get ... fitness-tips-to-prevent-heart-disease/

  • 159. Recovering From Heart Disease - Go Red for Women... because it symbolizes overcoming a major obstacle in her life. ... Sex After Heart Attack: Talk with Your Doctor. ... tia timpson talks about her stroke at 20 ... -disease/recovering/

  • 160. Heart Healthy Exercises - Go Red For Women... Live Healthy By Making Healthy Choices. ... After all, you don't have to workout like you're training for a marathon to get your heart in great shape. ... n-official-site/live-healthy/exercise/

  • 161. 10 Tips for Daily Exercise -- Go Red For Women... Building physical activity back into our daily lives is one ... say goodbye to pie and take a walk after dinner ... that is required by that way of life,” Pate says ... 10-tips-for-daily-exercise/

  • 162. Professional Membership | Membership Selections... only $225 per journal (ATVB, Circulation, Circulation Research, Hypertension, Stroke); ... immediately; The 2nd payment is due 1 month after the initial ... ership-tiers.jsp

  • 163. Heart-Healthy at Any Age: 50s — Go Red For Women... Also, type 2 diabetes usually develops in women after age 45. ... ». Grandmother mother and granddaughter bike riding Life's Simple 7. ... eart-disease-and-be-heart-healthy/heart-healthy-at-any-age-50s/

  • 164. Focused Research Programs - Award Recipients... detection, prognosis, and time course of acute ischemic stroke Program Type ... of Pittsburgh Project Title: Improving Late Survival after Pediatric Heart ... esResearchAccomplishments/UCM_320364_Focused-Research-Programs---Award-Recipients.jsp d-Recipients.jsp

  • 165. How to Reduce Added Sugar in Diet -- Go Red For Women... calories, or calories to be spent at your discretion after you have met ... Learn more ways to live heart-healthy on Go Red For Women. ... Life's Simple 7. ... eart-disease-and-be-heart-healthy/reduce-added-sugar-diet/

  • 166. Heart Healthy Cooking Tips - Go Red For Women... Live Healthy By Making Healthy Choices. ... After revamping some tried and true family recipes, a heart healthy lifestyle became the heart and soul of ... n-official-site/live-healthy/cooking-tips/

  • 167. Living With Heart Disease: Treatments and Next Steps - Go ...... There are many resources available to help you cope and educate yourself about getting on track to a heart-healthy life. ... n-official-site/about-heart-disease-in-women/living-with-heart-disease/ e/

  • 168. Yoga Moves to Improve Health -- Go Red For Women... don't have the time (or the money) to go to several live yoga classes ...After a hectic, crazy day, there are few things better than doing child's pose ... yoga-moves-to-improve-health/

  • 169. Jeanette Jenkins: Workout with Your Kids -- Go Red For ...... Play catch. Try playing catch with your kids in the yard or a nearby park and run back and forth across the yard after every four catches, she advises. ... jeanette-jenkins-at-home-exercises-with-kids/

  • 170. Jeanette Jenkins: 15-Minute Morning Workout -- Go Red For ...... It can be difficult to schedule workouts between job schedules, social commitments and your children's' after-school activities. ... jeanette-jenkins-15-minute-morning-workout/

  • 171. Ashley Borden: Hot Body at Home -- Go Red For Women... And remember to mix up your workout routines. When you do the same workouts day after day, you are always exercising the same muscles. ... ashley-borden-hot-body-at-home/

  • 172. Ashley Borden: Full-Body Workout — Go Red For Women... Ashley Borden's “Full-Body Fantastic 5”. Use a pair of dumbbells for this workout and choose a weight that makes you tired after the first set. ... ashley-borden-full-body-workout/

  • 173. List of Healthy Foods to Have On Hand -- Go Red For Women... can quickly start to feel like a chore after a long day ... levels, protecting you from a heart attack or stroke.”. ... Learn more ways to live healthy on Go Red. ... oods-at-the-grocery-store/list-of-heart-healthy-foods/

  • 174. Cardio, Strength Training Tips for Seniors -- Go Red For ...... If you don't live in a safe neighborhood and you are still driving, go to a nearby mall and walk down the aisles. ... “Stretch after you've exercised; you ... cardio-strength-training-tips-for-seniors/

  • 175. Cooking Heart Healthy for the Family - Go Red For Women... and click "Submit". You will receive a link to reset your password. Back to Login. Live Healthy By Making Healthy Choices. ... n-official-site/live-healthy/cooking-for-the-family/

  • 176. How to Reduce Salt and Retain Flavor - Go Red for Women... And after all, will it really matter if you have just one more bag of potato ... If you truly cannot live without sodium in your diet, try buying sea salt and a ... ps/reduce-salt-and-retain-flavor/

  • 177. How Minimizing Stress Can Reduce Your Risk - Go Red For ...... Live heart healthy. ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... may influence your chance of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ... earch-subcategory/minimize-stress/

  • 178. Tips to Fall Asleep -- Go Red For Women... Lundberg recommends staying away from caffeine, sodas and chocolate after dinner. Establish a relaxation routine. “You ...

  • 179. Heart Surgery Increases Cancer Survivor Risk -- Go Red For ...... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... as a young adult may influence your chance of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ... earch-subcategory/heart-surgery-increases-cancer-survivor-risk-2/

  • 180.[PDF] Heart Disease Mortality Rates... to 70% would save 25,000 lives and prevent ... status, mood, and Quality of Life scores7-11 ... guides, and other QI tools • Syndicates LIVE Million Hearts ... 806ae841ef890f1fed9751aa23.ashx

  • 181. Strategically Focused Research Programs... 2020 Goals and overall mission of building healthier lives free of ... Bugher initiatives by exploring research on recovery after a stroke, including the ... gicallyFocusedResearchTopics/UCM_320471_Strategically-Focused-Research-Programs.jsp h-Programs.jsp

  • 182. AHA/CHF Congenital Heart Defect Research Awards... After the application is complete and has been ... that can change the life expectancy of ... the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. ... gicallyFocusedResearchTopics/UCM_489506_AHACHF-Congenital-Heart-Defect-Research-Awards.jsp t-Research-Awards.jsp

  • 183. Devices and Surgical Procedures to Treat Heart Failure ...... ICDs have saved millions of lives, but are only ... can maintain an acceptable quality of life while waiting ... fact, about 90 percent of patients live for more ... ons-for-heart-failure/devices-and-surgical-procedures-to-treat-heart-failure failure

  • 184. Heart Failure Personal Stories | American Heart Association... After struggling with heart failure, the graphic designer from Detroit, Michigan, now ... how Beth hopes we'll all remember him – and live life fully in ... personal-stories

  • 185. How to Eat Heart Healthy, No Matter the Cuisine - Go Red for ...... The same happens after a long day at work. To avoid an unhealthy snack attack or menu mistake, start each meal with soup or a salad. ... -eating-on-thego/how-to-eat-healthy/

  • 186. Whole Grains and Fiber — Go Red For Women... rice. Most refined grains are enriched, which means that some of the B vitamins and iron are added back after processing. ... ps/whole-grains-and-fiber/

  • 187. Menopause and Heart Disease — Go Red For Women... Related Articles. How to Prevent Heart Disease After Menopause. Women's ... How to Prevent Heart Disease After Menopause. Women's ... e/menopause-and-heart-disease/

  • 188. Well-Woman Visit: What Is It and Why? | Go Red For Women®... and it's always better to prevent it than treat it after it becomes life threatening. ... a great way to help lower your risk of heart attack or stroke, and give ...

  • 189. AHA Science Classifications... and treatment Post-conditioning after cardiac arrest ... and Management of Stroke Prevention and ... and Improvement Quality of Life Risk Stratification ... view/ScienceCategories/UCM_320480_Science-Categories.jsp

  • 190. Why Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib) Matters | American Heart ...... is also the most common complication after heart surgery. ... or some doctors call it a cardioembolic stroke. ... for because some people live with AFib ... al-fibrillation-af-or-afib-matters

  • 191. Kenley Jansen Pitches An Important Message to Everyone ...... issues that could be career ending, or worse, life ending.”. ... also had to take blood thinners to reduce his stroke risk in the month after the procedure ... ources-for-patients--professionals/kenley-jansen-pitches-an-important-message-to-everyone -message-to-everyone

  • 192. Funded Research Breakthroughs | American Heart ...... valves that have saved the lives of millions of ... found to provide blood flow after cardiac arrest. ... shows high blood pressure decreases life expectancy. ...

  • 193. Preparing: What to expect. What to bring. | Go Red For Women ...... a major step toward beating heart disease, stroke, and other ... in your family, like heart disease, strokes, diabetes, or ... a reward in mind for after it's over ... ng/

  • 194. Defining Optimal Brain Health in Adults... and predicts quality of life, functional independence ... because of this promotion, after you submit ... domain of cardiovascular and stroke, but specifically ... chPartnerships/UCM_321397_Research-Partnership-Programs.jsp

  • 195. Depression and Heart Disease - Go Red for Women... Less than a year after her massive stroke at age 20, Tia Timpson was determined to get out of a wheelchair and walk a 5K race. ». ... -disease/depression-and-heart-disease/

  • 196. Menopause Hormone Treatment, Heart Risk -- Go Red For ...... for nine cases in every 10,000 women, as well as more strokes and blood ... Studies have shown an increase in heart attacks after women experience ... e/menopause-hormone-treatment-heart-risk/

  • 197. Implantable Defibrillators, Vigorous Sports -- Go Red For ...... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... as a young adult may influence your chance of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ... earch-subcategory/implantable-defibrillators-vigorous-sports/

  • 198. Research... source for cardiovascular disease and stroke research next ... funding benefit millions of lives in every ... because of this promotion, after submitting your ... 6889_Research.jsp

  • 199. High Blood Pressure and Women | American Heart ...... Preeclampsia can endanger the lives of both mother and child by: ... had normal blood pressure most of your life, your chances ... Watch, Learn and Live. ... -blood-pressure-is-a-silent-killer/high-blood-pressure-and-women

  • 200. Cardioversion | American Heart Association... situations for people who suffer sudden life threatening arrhythmias ... to your brain, it can cause a stroke ... for the rest of the day after your cardioversion ... ment-of-arrhythmia/cardioversion

Our Mission


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%