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  • 301. Student Scholarships in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke... the AHA International Stroke Conference will be paid to recipients of the Student Scholarships, pending verification of their attendance after the ... ntificCouncils/UCM_322561_Student-Scholarships-in-Cardiovascular-Disease-and-Stroke.jsp ase-and-Stroke.jsp

  • 302. Physical activity improves quality of life... Feeling your best boosts your zeal for life! ... physically active and at a healthy weight live about 7 ... Reduced risk of stroke by 20 percent in moderately ... ssBasics/Physical-activity-improves-quality-of-life_UCM_307977_Article.jsp e.jsp

  • 303. 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 ... earch-subcategory/national-institute-health-funding/

  • 304. Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)... Also, if the ASD is diagnosed late in life, the heart's ... or closure of the PFO is better at preventing stroke. ... For a short time after surgery to close an ASD ... outCongenitalHeartDefects/Atrial-Septal-Defect-ASD_UCM_307021_Article.jsp .jsp

  • 305. 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 ... earch-subcategory/anxiety-linked-to-long-term-stroke-risk/

  • 306. Crowdsourcing Cures - Heart Insight Mag - Spring 2018... Special Topic Supplement: After a Heart Attack. You had a heart attack. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

  • 307. Living With Your Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)... recipients, especially in the first months or year after implantation ... Exposure to a traumatic life-or-death experience is a key to ... Watch, Learn and Live. ... reatmentofArrhythmia/Living-With-Your-Implantable-Cardioverter-Defibrillator-ICD_UCM_448462_Article.jsp illator-ICD_UCM_448462_Article.jsp

  • 308. Cardiovascular Risk Linked to Mental Function — Go Red For ...... life cardiovascular health on brainpower in late life. ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk. ... earch-subcategory/cardiovascular-risk-linked-mental-function/

  • 309. Stroke and Family Finances |... they felt “overwhelmed” about their finances after a serious ... Whether the person having the stroke is the ... Do you need to live with a relative/friend? ... es/

  • 310. Recognition from Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke... ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, or stroke not otherwise specified who receive VTE prophylaxis the day of or the day after hospital admission. ... tWithTheGuidelines-Stroke/Recognition-from-Get-With-The-Guidelines-Stroke_UCM_308034_Article.jsp roke_UCM_308034_Article.jsp

  • 311. Financial Information for Stroke Caretakers |... bills: retirement plans, veteran's benefits, life insurance, long ... income, and expenses likely increasing after a stroke ... loved one has to live on every ... r-stroke-caretakers/

  • 312. Fellowship - Stroke Council... at the Annual Business Meeting held during the International Stroke Conference. Fellowship certificate will be mailed after the Leadership ... owofAHAFAHA/UCM_321461_Fellowship---Stroke-Council.jsp

  • 313. About Heart Disease in Women - Go Red For Women... I want to live healthy. ... lifestyle changes, mobilize communities and shape policies to save lives. ... We're providing life saving information to women of ... n-official-site/about-heart-disease-in-women/

  • 314. 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. ... -activity-so-important-for-health-and-wellbeing

  • 315. 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 ... dsLectures/UCM_322318_Stroke-Awards-and-Lectures.jsp

  • 316. 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

  • 317. The Bugher Foundation... Efforts will expand upon previous Bugher initiatives by inviting research on recovery after a stroke, including the areas of repair, regeneration ... 0238_The-Bugher-Foundation.jsp

  • 318. Heart-and-Stroke-Encyclopedia... Aortic dissection is a life-threatening condition that occurs when blood leaks from ... Sometimes recovery is quick and complete after a stroke, but in ... opedia_UCM_445084_ContentIndex.jsp

  • 319. Life's Simple 7... risk of developing metabolic syndrome and increased cardiovascular risk after giving birth ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

  • 320. Heart Video Branding Page... "Tips for a Happy Holiday After A Heart ... American Heart Association is empowering Americans to live healthier through My Heart, My Life. ... UCM_465822_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 321. Your Aorta: The Pulse of Life... 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. ... rysm/Your-Aorta-The-Pulse-of-Life_UCM_475411_Article.jsp

  • 322. Survivor Stories: Gina Roberts |... to let her drive her to an after-hours clinic ... family history of congestive heart failure and stroke, but she ... is using her gifts and experience to save lives. ... ivor-stories/survivor-stories-gina-roberts/

  • 323. Kids | Heart Insight Magazine | American Heart Association... If your kids aren't part of a sports team that practices after school, how can you help them get ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

  • 324. 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. ... save-life/

  • 325. Heart on the Hill - November 2017... the lifesaving and sustaining care they need to live healthier, happier lives. ... President John Warner said "To advance life-saving research ... e-Hill---November-2017_UCM_497159_Article.jsp

  • 326. Heart on the Hill - February 2017... noted that more than 627,000 women's lives have been ... to modify your lifestyle to live a long ... In addition, approximately 15,200 life years would be ... e-Hill---February-2017_UCM_491976_Article.jsp

  • 327. 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. ... eart-disease-and-be-heart-healthy/crystal-wall-best-self-challenge/

  • 328. American Heart Association/American Stroke Association ...... outlines the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's (AHA ... to reapply to receive embargoed media materials after the suspension ...

  • 329. General Videos (PSA/Essence Videos)... working to ensure that the places where children live, learn, and ... Hands-Only™ CPR can save lives. ... to learn the easy steps to save a life with Hands ... sPSAEssenceVideos/General-Videos-PSAEssence-Videos_UCM_465825_SubHomePage.jsp Page.jsp

  • 330. For Caregivers | Heart Insight Magazine | American Heart ...... some type of heart disease, it changes their life and often the lives of those who ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

  • 331. Article Archive... More Education May Mean a Longer, Healthier Life. ... olds with a bachelor's degree live about nine ... from cholesterol-lowering statins after a global ... 263&title=Featured+News&operator=or

  • 332. Tobacco Control - State Issues... year (1). Smoking not only takes lives of those ... the idea that business will suffer after these laws ... Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics 2014 Update: A ... Tobacco-Control---State-Issues_UCM_458694_Article.jsp

  • 333. Devices and Surgical Procedures to Treat Heart Failure... They have saved millions of lives, but may not be ... and have an acceptable quality of life while waiting ... fact, about 90 percent of patients live for more ... dTreatmentofHeartFailure/Implantable-Medical-Devices-for-Heart-Failure_UCM_306354_Article.jsp e_UCM_306354_Article.jsp

  • 334. SEPTEMBER: Awareness for Childhood Obesity, HBP, A-Fib ...... can substantially help people achieve the best possible quality of life. ... with some form of cardiovascular disease or the after-effects of stroke. ... -obesity-hbp-a-fib-hispanic-heritage-world-heart-day-6630265

  • 335. 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 ... earch-subcategory/positive-patients-exercise-live-longer/

  • 336. How to Prep for Fast Family Weeknight Meals - Go Red for ...... Weeknight Meals. BY Julia Rodack. After a long, exhausting day, the last thing you want to do is turn on the stove and cook dinner. ... r-the-family/fast-family-weeknight-meals/

  • 337. 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 ... ily-history-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 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%