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  • 121. 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

  • 122. Stroke Minority Travel Grant... null,xKeywords=Stroke Council awards, stroke awards, council awards, stroke council,xTier2 ... who are still within in the first four years after their first ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Awa dsLectures/UCM_500424_Stephanie-Watts-Career-Development-Award.jsp

  • 123. 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/

  • 124. 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/

  • 125. 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

  • 126. 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

  • 127. Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) | American Heart Association... 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 ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/congenital-heart-defects/ab ut-congenital-heart-defects/atrial-septal-defect-asd

  • 128. 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

  • 129. 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

  • 130. 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

  • 131. 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/

  • 132. 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/

  • 133. 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/

  • 134. Order Multiple Copies... Understanding what's going on after a stroke is complicated and affects more than the survivor. Immediate family (particularly live-in caregivers ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/ACLS/Order-Multiple-Copies_UCM_310958_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 135. 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/

  • 136. 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/

  • 137. 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/

  • 138. Top Quick Heart Healthy Fitness Tips - Go Red for Women... If you've had problems making exercise a regular part of your life, then I ... Then, after a few months of making those activities habits, try new ones or ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/heart-healthy-exercises top-fitness-tips-for-getting-heart-healthy/

  • 139. 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/

  • 140. 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/

  • 141. 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 ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/fertility-therapy-and-heart-disease-risk/

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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 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

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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

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  • 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%