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  • 211. Speaking of Technology - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... with aphasia and help them re-integrate into their lives. ... greater sense of self-confidence to live life to its ... was exercising in his back yard after work in ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/Speakin -of-Technology/

  • 212. Support... Live well! ... Learn about your risk factors for stroke Understand the effects of stroke and what can be done to maximize ... Learn about life after a stroke. ...

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  • 213. What is Cardiovascular Disease?... heart attack and return to their normal lives to enjoy ... permanent if too many brain cells die after a stroke ... to help your loved one enjoy life again and ...

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  • 214. Sex after Heart Attack: Talk with Your Doctor -- Go Red For ...... I want to live healthy ... Researchers surveyed 17 women in depth about their sex lives before and ... to their partner again and get back to a “normal” life. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/sex-after-heart-attack-talk-with-your-doctor/

  • 215. Managing the Cost of Prescription Medicines... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2015/Managin -Prescription-Costs/

  • 216. Martial Arts for Survivors! - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... have thought that an ancient Chinese martial art—tai chi—could improve the lives of modern ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Martial Arts-for-Survivors/

  • 217. Conditions | Heart Insight Magazine | American Heart ...... Special Topic Supplement: After a Heart Attack. ... My Life Check® was designed by the American Heart ... Watch, Learn & Live Video Library. ...

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  • 218. Raising the Voice of Young Survivors - Stroke Connection ...... Getting help at the first sign of stroke is crucial to helping save lives. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/Raising-t e-Voice-of-Young-Survivors/

  • 219. AHA Volunteer - Welcome Future Volunteer of AHA... change in federal, state and local policies to let us all live healthier lives. ... minute Hands-Only CPR video to learn to save a life, and share ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/volunteer/volunteerForm.jsp

  • 220.[TEXT] xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <rss version="2.0" xmlns ...... most people experience stress from jobs and major life events, African ... newsroom.heart.org/news/african-americans-live-shorter-lives-due-to ...

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  • 221.[TEXT] xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <rss version="2.0" xmlns ...... and body mass index (BMI) could save your life.&lt;/p&gt ... critical to ensuring the people of Philadelphia can live active, healthy lives.&lt;/font&gt ...

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  • 222. STROKE Tweet Chat Managing Minor Stroke... leading global efforts to advance data science and precision medicine of stroke imaging for prevention, acute therapies, and recovery after stroke. ...

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  • 223. INTERNATIONAL STROKE CONF. 2017 NEWSROOM ...... middle age boost dementia risk later in life - Session A14 – Abstract 98; Exercise can significantly improve brain function after stroke - Session A14 ...

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  • 224. Power Celebrities |... health issue that is claiming the lives of our ... Celebrity Trainer, Life Coach, Founder of Bridget 360 Fitness ... on a mission to help others live a healthier ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/power-to-end-stroke/pow r-celebrities/

  • 225. More Aggressive Treatment of High Blood Pressure Saves ...... More Aggressive Treatment of High Blood Pressure Saves Lives in Study. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Summer-2016/More-Aggressive-Treatme t-of-High-Blood-Pressure-Saves-Lives-in-Study/

  • 226. Safe Workouts Post-Heart Attack -- Go Red For Women... I want to live healthy ... found that walking trumps massage for improving life after a stroke ... post-stroke walking programs improve stroke survivors' lives ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/heart-healthy-exercises safe-workouts-post-heart-attack/

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

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  • 228. Legacy of Heart Newsletter... old runner back on track after cardiac surgery. ... Kay's heart attack changed Karla's direction in life. ... Spot: Stroke Research is Saving Even More Lives. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Giving/WillsTrustsandAnnuities/Meet urDonors/Legacy-of-Heart-Newsletter_UCM_487214_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 229. Hospice Care... free living will help you turn your life around in ... Your risk of cervical cancer and stroke return to normal. After 10 years: You are half as likely to die ...

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  • 230. Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)... do, and they have attacks earlier in life. Even after menopause, when women's death rate from heart ... to prevent heart attack and stroke, according to ...

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  • 231. 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? ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/stroke-and-family-finan es/

  • 232. Power To End Stroke |... This Fall, let's practice prevention to live your best life by focusing on ... Ambassador Cory Taylor shares his journey to recovery after suffering a ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/power-to-end-stroke/

  • 233. Recipes | Stroke Connection Magazine... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Recipes/

  • 234. Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K -- Go Red For ...... I want to live healthy. ... wheelchair and walk a 5K race less than a year after she had ... to people who have survived all kinds of setbacks in life, not just ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/tia-timpson-survivor-of-stroke-at-20/

  • 235. Heart Doctor Explains Cholesterol Levels -- Go Red For ...... I want to live healthy. ... Only after that very personalized assessment is a decision made on what treatment would work best. ... ». Life's Simple 7. ...

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  • 236. Living With Heart Disease: You're Not Alone - Go Red for ...... After several health and personal trials, Toni, decided “heart disease ... she was able to return her life back to ... or any obstacles, you can live with heart ...

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  • 237. Acute Stroke Online... 15-1409 Acute Stroke Online. ... The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a ... be available to claim for this activity after six months ...

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  • 238. Women Delay Stroke Care, New Study -- Go Red For Women... have been more likely to live alone, which would ... 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/women-delay-stroke-care-new-study/

  • 239. Heart Disease in African American Women - Go Red for ...... I want to live healthy. ... After all, she thought of herself as perfectly healthy. ... which is more severe in blacks than whites, and develops earlier in life. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/facts_about_hear _disease_in_women-sub-category/african-american-women/

  • 240. How to Stay Active in Warm Weather... that physical activity and exercise after stroke can improve ... you've had a heart attack or stroke, talk with ... American Heart Association Learn and Live. ...

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Our Mission

Community

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
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%

American Heart Association Diversity Report

Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.

We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Spread layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Single Page layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB