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  • 301. 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 ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/StateIssues/TobaccoControl Tobacco-Control---State-Issues_UCM_458694_Article.jsp

  • 302. Heart on the Hill - March 2015... which will set them on the path to life-long healthy ... the United States Preventive Services Taskforce, helping them to live healthier lives. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/AvocacyNewsroom/Heart-on-t e-Hill---March-2015_UCM_472305_Article.jsp

  • 303. 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 ...

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  • 304. 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/

  • 305. 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. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/cooking-heart-healthy-f r-the-family/fast-family-weeknight-meals/

  • 306. 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/

  • 307. 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/

  • 308. Why is it so hard to quit?... and length of your life and the lives of the ... questions to consider as you plan your smoke-free life. ... After a meal, get up immediately from the table ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/QuitSmoking/YourNon-S okingLife/Why-is-it-so-hard-to-quit_UCM_324053_Article.jsp

  • 309. Be Healthy For Good with Life's Simple 7 Infographic... Life's Simple 7 outlines a few easy steps you can take to live a healthy lifestyle. ... Heart disease and stroke Statistics—2017 update. Circulation. ...

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  • 310. 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/

  • 311. 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 ...

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  • 312. 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/

  • 313. 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/

  • 314. Find AHA-Certified Hospitals Near You... Since 2001, Get With The Guidelines programs have touched the lives of more than 4 million ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at age 20 ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/find-aha-accredited-hospitals-near-you/

  • 315. BLS - Instructor-Led Training... will no longer be available to claim for this activity after the 6 ... AHA Product Number KJ1236 Changes: July 21, 2017 Basic Life Support Instructor ...

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  • 316. 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 ...

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  • 317. Fertility Therapy and Heart Disease Risk -- Go Red For ...... event (nonfatal coronary ischemia, stroke, transient ischemic attack ... Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ...

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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%