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  • 241. 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. ...

    healthyforgood.heart.org/Move-more/Articles/How-to-Stay-Ac ive-in-Warm-Weather

  • 242. Dial Don't Drive Atlanta... Heart attack and stroke are life-and-death ... strokes in progress, reducing disability and saving lives. ... must be given relatively quickly after heart attack ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Affiliate/Dial-Dont-Drive-Atlanta_U M_430755_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 243. Personal Stories | Heart Insight Magazine | American Heart ...... After 44 years of marriage and 44 years as a ... My Life Check® was designed by the American Heart Association ... Watch, Learn & Live Video Library. ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Personal-Stories/

  • 244. Heart Doctor Explains Cholesterol Levels -- Go Red For ...... Only after that very personalized assessment is a decision made on what ... may also help reduce the risk for heart attack and stroke. ... Life's Simple 7. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/first-steps-to-prevent- eart-disease-and-be-heart-healthy/heart-doctor-explains-cholesterol-levels/ evels/

  • 245. Heart Disease in African American Women - Go Red for ...... After all, she thought of herself as perfectly healthy. ... two times the risk of stroke than Caucasians ... 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/

  • 246. How to Stay Social After Heart Disease -- Go Red For Women... you may be left wondering about the little things (which are still important), like your social life. ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at age ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/how-to-stay-social-after-heart-disease/

  • 247. Sex After Heart Attack: Talk with Your Doctor | Go Red For ...... 17 women in depth about their sex lives before and ... their partner again and get back to a “normal” life. ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/sex-heart-attack-talk-doctor/

  • 248. Choosing the Right Stroke Rehab Facility... to turn for rehabilitation and support after a stroke ... its first-ever Guidelines for Stroke Rehabilitation and ... big impact on survivors' quality of life, so the ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Treatment/ iagnosis/Choosing-the-Right-Stroke-Rehab-Facility_UCM_490273_Article.jsp jsp

  • 249. 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 ...

    cpr.heart.org/AHAECC/CPRAndECC/Training/HealthcareProfessi nal/AcuteStrokeOnline/UCM_476667_Acute-Stroke-Online.jsp

  • 250. Depression Increases Risk of Stroke in Women -- Go Red For ...... Even after researchers eliminated several factors that increase ... a much stronger impact on stroke for them now rather than later in life,” she says. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/depression-increases-risk-of-stroke-in-women/

  • 251. Resources | Heart Insight Magazine | American Heart ...... My Life Check® was designed by the American Heart ... Watch, Learn & Live Video Library. ... This inflammatory infection can occur after strep throat. ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Resources/

  • 252. Three Fitness Exercises for Seniors -- Go Red For Women... Weight training after stroke has also been shown to support muscular rehabilitation, according to the AHA. Yoga. While ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/heart-healthy-exercises three-fitness-exercises-for-seniors/

  • 253. 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/

  • 254. 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

  • 255. Video: Just a Little Heart Attack — Go Red for Women... I know because I believe it saved my life,” acknowledges Christie. After you watch this video, we hope you'll begin ... Myths Versus Facts About Stroke. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/just-a-little-heart-attack/

  • 256. Improving Health | Heart Insight Magazine | American Heart ...... Watch, Learn & Live Video Library. ... Unfortunately, life may be too sweet for today's children. ... t part of a sports team that practices after school, how ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Improving-Health/

  • 257. Giving Heart - Heart Insight Mag - Winter 2015... someone would have to die for her to live. ... result there are an average of 79 life-saving organ ... donating — one donor can save eight lives — you can ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Winter-2015/Giving-Heart/

  • 258. Simple Cooking... 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/Simple-Cooking/

  • 259. Smoking and Heart Disease: Why You Should Quit - Go Red ...... to mention, continuing to smoke throughout your life shaves 13 ... your blood pressure and risk for stroke and heart ... If you quit after a heart attack, your ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/first-steps-to-prevent- eart-disease-and-be-heart-healthy/smoking-why-you-should-quit/

  • 260. Managing Heart Disease - Go Red for Women... made at least one healthy change in their daily lives; ... Focus on filling your life with healthy eating choices ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/managing-heart-disease/

  • 261. Poststroke Depression... Commentary: Identifying and Treating Depression After Stroke: Pulling Together the Evidence by Brian Silver, MD, FAHA, FAAN; ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_490494 Poststroke-Depression.jsp

  • 262. Impact of Stroke (Stroke statistics)... year, in part because women live longer. ... the overall annual incidence of stroke in US ... 15 years), with approximately half being hemorrhagic strokes. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Impact-of- troke-Stroke-statistics_UCM_310728_Article.jsp

  • 263. Student Scholarships in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke... After completing the program, the student scholar in Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke is required to submit the following progress reports: ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Sci ntificCouncils/UCM_322561_Student-Scholarships-in-Cardiovascular-Disease-and-Stroke.jsp ase-and-Stroke.jsp

  • 264. AHA Funded Research Milestones... disease and stroke, and improved longevity, quality of life and mental ... crochet the red hats to empower moms to live heart healthy lives and to ...

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  • 265. A Young Mother's Battle Against Heart Disease - Go Red For ...... I heard him saying was: you many not live to see ... I had been physically active my whole life; I even did ... After the shock settled in, I told myself that I ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/young-mothers-ba tle-against-heart-disease/

  • 266. Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk -- Go Red For ...... possible risk factors that might contribute to stroke.”. ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/insomnia-may-significantly-raise-stroke-risk/

  • 267. What to Do iI Having a Stroke: Call for EMS -- Go Red For ...... keep an eye out for their new stroke PSA, airing ... 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/what-to-do-if-having-a-stroke-call-for-ems/

  • 268. Heart Disease in Hispanic Women - Go Red for Women... stop the disease that claimed the lives of too ... Maricela Wilson didn't make until after she was ... wonder about everything, including your sex life — or if ...

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

  • 269. Supporting Research for Heart Disease - Go Red for Women... us stop heart disease from taking women's lives. ... 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/supporting-research/

  • 270. Recovering from a Stroke: Tai Chi Exercises -- Go Red For ...... “Psycho-social benefits include less depression, anxiety and stress, and better quality of life.”. ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at age ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/recovering-from-a-stroke-tai-chi-exercises/


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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%