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  • 121. Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN) Early ...... Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing: Early Stage Investigator Grant ... Reimbursement up to $1000 will be made after eligible travel ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Sci ntificCouncils/UCM_467870_Council-on-Cardiovascular-and-Stroke-Nursing-CVSN-Early-Career-Development.jsp g-CVSN-Early-Career-Development.jsp

  • 122. End of Life | American Heart Association... and the difference you made in other people's lives. ... but also a lot of recollection about life,” Jacobs said. ... to be sad, angry and in pain after a loved ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/consumer-healthcare/doctor- ppointments-questions-to-ask-your-doctor/end-of-life

  • 123. Caring for Someone With Heart Disease - Go Red for Women... Other times you might feel happy and fulfilled by making a difference in someone's life. ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at age 20, Tia ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/caring-for-someone-with-heart-disease/

  • 124. Stroke Treatments... When a Stroke Occurs: Quick Stroke Treatment Can Save Lives. ... of acute stroke symptoms, and only after a patient ... Hemorrhagic Stroke Treatment. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/BLS/Treatm nt_UCM_310892_Article.jsp

  • 125. 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

  • 126. 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/

  • 127. 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/

  • 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. Focused Research Programs - Award Recipients... at the Annual Business Meeting held during the International Stroke Conference. Fellowship certificate will be mailed after the Leadership ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ResearchPrograms/Award esResearchAccomplishments/UCM_320364_Focused-Research-Programs---Award-Recipients.jsp d-Recipients.jsp

  • 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/PreventAno herStroke/www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokePreventionandBrainHealth/BrainHealthResources/Healthy-Eating-Keep ntionandBrainHealth/BrainHealthResources/Healthy-Eating-Keeps-Your-Brain-Sharp_UCM_486469_Article.jsp

  • 131. 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

  • 132. 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/

  • 133. 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/

  • 134. 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/

  • 135. 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

  • 136. 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/

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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

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%