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  • 241. Helpfulness & Kindness on a Steep Path - Stroke Connection ...... 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-2017/Helpful ess-Kindness-on-a-Steep-Path/

  • 242. A Quarter Century of Support - 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/Fall-2015/A-Quarter Century-of-Support/

  • 243. Subscribe... 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. ...

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  • 244. Am I Losing Ground? - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... 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/Spring-2017/Am-I-Lo ing-Ground/

  • 245. After a Heart Attack: What Happens Now? (Part One) - Heart ...... medicine and living with dietary and exercise prescriptions for the rest of their lives. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Fall-2016/After-a-Heart-Attack-What Happens-Now/

  • 246.[TEXT] xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <rss version="2.0" xmlns ...... with more severe strokes.&lt;/p&gt ... STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Life-After- Stroke_UCM_308546_SubHomePage.jsp"&gt;stroke survivors&lt;/a&gt ...

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  • 247. A Tour of the Brain... can shed new light on what they're experiencing after a stroke. ... The oldest evolutionary parts, which are responsible for life-supporting functions ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/EffectsofS roke/ATouroftheBrain/A-Tour-of-the-Brain_UCM_310943_Article.jsp

  • 248. 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 ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/What-is-Cardiovascular-D sease_UCM_301852_Article.jsp

  • 249. Treatment of a Heart Attack... are treated with aspirin for the rest of their lives. ... FDA, clopidogrel does decrease the risk of stroke and MI ... After a Heart Attack: What Happens Now? ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HeartAttack/Treatmentofa eartAttack/Treatment-of-a-Heart-Attack_UCM_002042_Article.jsp

  • 250. News | Heart Insight Magazine | American Heart Association... More Education May Mean a Longer, Healthier Life. ... olds with a bachelor's degree live about nine ... from cholesterol-lowering statins after a global ...

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  • 251. 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/

  • 252. 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

  • 253. Guidelines & Statements... Effect of Dysphagia Screening Strategies on Clinical Outcomes After Stroke: A Systematic Review for the 2018 AIS Guidelines. ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/GuidelinesStatements/U M_316885_Guidelines-Statements.jsp

  • 254. 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. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Support/Support_UCM_001103_SubHomeP ge.jsp

  • 255. Understanding Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medications and High ...... Let's Talk About Risk Factors for Stroke. Updated:Nov 17,2017. Knowing your risk factors for stroke is the first step in preventing a stroke. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HighBloodPressure/MakeCh ngesThatMatter/Understanding-Over-the-Counter-OTC-Medications-and-High-Blood-Pressure_UCM_303245_Article.jsp h-Blood-Pressure_UCM_303245_Article.jsp

  • 256. Sex after Heart Attack: Talk with Your Doctor -- Go Red For ...... 17 women in depth about their sex lives before and ... Researchers found that after their heart attacks: ... 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/

  • 257. 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. ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Conditions/

  • 258. Make the Effort to Prevent Heart Disease with Life's Simple 7... and regular physical activity into their life; ... After that, yearly exams are recommended unless ... pain, heart failure, heart attacks, stroke, congenital heart ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/Make-the-Effort-to-Pr vent-Heart-Disease-with-Lifes-Simple-7_UCM_443750_Article.jsp

  • 259. 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/

  • 260. Healthy Eating Keeps Your Brain Sharp... Learn which factors you can treat or control - and those you cannot - and what you can do to lower your risk of stroke. Life is Why We Ride. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/www.strok association.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokePreventionandBrainHealth/BrainHealt OKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokePreventionandBrainHealth/BrainHealthResources/Healthy-Eating-Keeps-Your-Brain-Sharp_UCM_486469_Article.jsp

  • 261. Stroke and Neuroscience Science News... in Patient Reported Outcome Measures After Stroke 02/08 ... for about 87% of all strokes. ... to Science News (International Stroke Conference). Science ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/General/UCM_478373_Str ke-and-Neuroscience-Science-News.jsp

  • 262. Quality-Research-Publications... Preventive Medication Persistence and Adherence 1 Year After Stroke. ... 9/7/2011] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, ischemic strokes , Get With ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/FocusonQuality/Quality esearchPublications/Quality-Research-Publications_UCM_460000_ContentIndex.jsp ndex.jsp

  • 263. 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/

  • 264. 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

  • 265. What to Eat Before, During, After Workouts -- Go Red For ...... What to Eat Before, After Workouts. ... After your workout: have fluids, healthy carbs and protein. After your workout, it's time to refuel with: Fluids. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/heart-healthy-exercises what-to-eat-before-after-workouts/

  • 266. 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/

  • 267. 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/

  • 268. 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/

  • 269. 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 ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Giving/WillsTrustsandAnnuities/Ways oGift/Gifts-Everyone-Can-Afford_UCM_486800_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 270. Smoke-free Living: Benefits & Milestones... 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 ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/QuitSmoking/YourNon-S okingLife/Smoke-free-Living-Benefits-Milestones_UCM_322711_Article.jsp p


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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%