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  • 151. Uncommon Causes of Stroke - 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/Spring-2014/Uncommo -Causes-of-Stroke/

  • 152. Get Healthier One Cup at a Time - Stroke Connection ...... movement, which is designed to rally millions of Americans to live healthier lives and inspire ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/Get-Hea thier-One-Cup-at-a-Time/

  • 153. There Are No Accidents, Even Cerebrovascular Ones - Stroke ...... so that they can see in his example what a contribution they make in patients' lives.. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/There-A e-No-Accidents-Even-Cerebrovascular-Ones/

  • 154. Recovery and Support after Stroke... than anyone, so use that knowledge and get creative in how you can work heart-healthy habits into your family's life and daily ... Live by example. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/HealthyKids/HowtoMake HealthyHome/6-Simple-Steps-for-Your-Whole-Family-to-be-Heart-Healthy_UCM_460227_Article.jsp UCM_460227_Article.jsp

  • 155. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue Info Sheet ...... 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/Helping Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Fatigue-Info-Sheet/

  • 156. Small Strokes Offer Big Info - 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/Spring-2015/Small-S rokes-Offer-Big-Info/

  • 157. When the Cause is Unknown - 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/When-the- ause-is-Unknown/

  • 158. Getting Behind the Wheel - 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/Summer-2015/Getting Behind-the-Wheel/

  • 159. 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

  • 160. Stroke is Always a Medical Emergency - 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/Winter-2016/Stroke- s-Always-a-Medical-Emergency/

  • 161. News | Stroke Connection Magazine... a way of straightening out emotional knots, a way of achieving balance in our lives so that a ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/News/

  • 162. Dropping A Spot - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring 2015... 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-2015/Droppin -A-Spot/

  • 163. Laws Improve Stroke Treatment - 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/Fall-2015/Laws-Impr ve-Stroke-Treatment/

  • 164. Communication... 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/Communication/

  • 165. Tips and Tricks | Stroke Connection Magazine... a way of straightening out emotional knots, a way of achieving balance in our lives so that a ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Tips-and-Tricks/

  • 166. Cumulative Effect - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... 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/Winter-2017/Cumulat ve-Effect/

  • 167. High Blood Pressure is a Clue - 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/Winter-2017/High-Bl od-Pressure-is-a-Clue/

  • 168. Blood Pressure Demands the 3 C's: Check. Change. Control. ...... Kenneth Mathews describes things he has done to live a healthier life. See Also. ... Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/Blood-P essure-Demands-the-3-Cs-Check-Change-Control/

  • 169. Blueprint for Post-Stroke Care - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... so that survivors can live as well ... symptoms perceived stress, neuroticism, life dissatisfaction had ... 5 seconds, ending 6.4 million lives each year ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Blueprint for-Post-Stroke-Care/index.php?cp=2&si=15

  • 170. Resources | Stroke Connection Magazine... a way of straightening out emotional knots, a way of achieving balance in our lives so that a ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Resources/

  • 171. Hand-in-Glove Rehab - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... 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/Winter-2017/Hand-in Glove-Rehab/

  • 172. We See You Staring - 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/We-See- ou-Staring/

  • 173. Pediatric Stroke Resources... financial assistance to better the lives of pediatric ... improving the quality of life for individuals and ... Psychological Issues after Pediatric Stroke: What to ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokeInCh ldren/PediatricStrokeResources/Pediatric-Stroke-Resources_UCM_310945_Article.jsp Article.jsp

  • 174. 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

  • 175. Because of My Stroke - 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-2015/Because of-My-Stroke/

  • 176. Stroke Connection Spring 2015... 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-2015/

  • 177. Submit Your Story | Stroke Connection Magazine... Our lives today are not at all what we expected prior to the event. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Submit-Your-Story/

  • 178. Stroke Connection Spring 2013... 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-2013/

  • 179. One-Handed Heimlich - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... 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-2017/One-Hande -Heimlich/

  • 180. tPA: the Sooner, the Better - 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/Summer-2017/tPA-the Sooner-the-Better/

  • 181. When Stroke Affects the Thalamus - 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/Spring-2015/When-St oke-Affects-the-Thalamus/

  • 182. Emotions & Behaviors... 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/Emotions-Behaviors/

  • 183. Stroke in Adolescents - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... families or organizations who need financial assistance to better the lives of pediatric stroke ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Stroke- n-Adolescents/

  • 184. Stroke Connection Winter 2014... 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/Winter-2014/

  • 185. Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 2017... 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/

  • 186. Inherited High Cholesterol Increases Risk - 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/Fall-2016/Inherited High-Cholesterol-Increases-Risk/

  • 187. Let's Get It On - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 2014... 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-2014/Lets-Ge -It-On/

  • 188. Chronic pain common after stroke... Chronic pain common after stroke. ... a second stroke, about 10 percent of stroke survivors developed ... and people with more severe strokes, those who ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/News/NewsReleases/Chronic-pain-comm n-after-stroke_UCM_451187_Article.jsp

  • 189. American Heart Association Spotlight... together we can help build healthier lives, free of ... LIVE PRESENTATIONS. ... Reducing Readmission after Heart Failure: An Evidence Based Approach. ...

    professional.heart.org/spotlight/spotlight.jsp

  • 190. Life's Simple 7 | Quit Smoking... and stroke, and improve your quality of life. ... is an important risk factor for stroke, especially for ... After 20 minutes: Your blood pressure and heart rate ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /Lifes-Simple-7-Quit-Smoking_UCM_453598_Article.jsp

  • 191. Making an Impact in Illinois - 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/Summer-2016/Making- n-Impact-in-Illinois/

  • 192. Advertise... 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/Advertise/

  • 193. Cruisin' Together - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... 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-2016/Cruisin Together/

  • 194. Combo of Smaller Meds May Just Be the Dose to Lower Blood ...... 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-2017/Combo-of- maller-Meds-May-Just-Be-the-Dose-to-Lower-Blood-Pressure/

  • 195. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... 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-2016/

  • 196. Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring 2016... 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-2016/

  • 197. A Piece of Good News - 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/A-Piece of-Good-News/

  • 198. Support Showcase... 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/Support-Showcase/

  • 199. Congenital Risk - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring 2016... 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-2016/Congeni al-Risk/

  • 200. The Letter - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 2017... 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/The-Let er/



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  • 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)
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