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  • 41. Search News Releases | American Heart Association... symptoms – perceived stress, neuroticism, life dissatisfaction – are ... health issues affecting their lives, less vitality ... the first years after stroke but also in ...

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  • 42. American Heart Association Spotlight... Assistants; Nurse Practitioners / Nurses; Stroke-related medical ... Heart Association designates this live activity for a ... be available to claim after the 6 ...

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  • 43. American Heart Association Spotlight... Do I need to do anything after the event? ... educational programming, together we can help build healthier lives, free of ... LIVE PRESENTATIONS. ...

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  • 44. After wife's stroke at 28, couple advocates for stroke ...... Maggie in January 2018, six months after Alyssa's stroke. ... if you follow the rules and live well.”. ... her story will raise awareness that stroke can happen ...

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  • 45. Exercising in Mid Life May Improve Brain Functionality Later in ...... 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. ...

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  • 46. Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack | Go Red For ...... higher risk as well as think about care after they are ... of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ... Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk. ...

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  • 47. American Heart/American Stroke Association... keeps her life in balance so she doesn't live in fear of ... "Now I'm living life.". ... Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and ...

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  • 48. American Heart/American Stroke Association... health, achieve their goals, develop habits to live a balanced ... celebrate my own 29 years of life, I am ... Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of ...

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  • 49. International Stroke Conference 2018 Newsroom | American ...... Media briefings are archived on the live streaming link accessible only on the ... Sleep apnea after stroke heightens risk of another stroke; death - Wed ...

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  • 50. Giving to Stroke Connection... has been serving stroke survivors and their families, bringing award-winning content to help support the day-to-day journey that is life after stroke. ...

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  • 51. New Guidelines to Reduce Stroke Risk in Women — Go Red ...... of stroke and a four-fold risk of high blood pressure later in life. Therefore, preeclampsia should be recognized as a risk factor well after pregnancy ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/new-guidelines-reduce-stroke-risk-women/

  • 52. Hidden Stroke Risk Factors for Women... Salud es Vida — Health is Life," Stroke Connection Magazine ... quarters of all Hispanics live in California ... of risk factors for stroke when compared with ...

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  • 53. Women Have a Higher Risk of Stroke - Text Version... during pregnancy, and it doubles the risk of stroke later in life. ... Quadruples stroke risk and is more common in women than men after age 75. ...

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  • 54. 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. ...

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  • 55. 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/

  • 56. Safe Workouts Post-Heart Attack -- Go Red For Women... have even found that walking trumps massage for improving life after a stroke and that post-stroke walking programs improve stroke survivors' lives. ...

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

  • 57. Bugher Foundation Awardees... Mechanisms of White Matter Repair after Stroke. ... Project Title: Childhood Stroke Neuropsychological and Quality of Life Outcomes: Exploring ...

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  • 58. AHA names top heart disease and stroke research advances ...... functional capacity and quality of life than those ... with elevated blood pressure was evident after the initial ... who develop an ischemic stroke – a blood ...

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  • 59. After Your Heart Attack Brochure: Our guide to help you ...... Related Articles. Life After a Heart Attack. ... Popular Articles. High Blood Pressure, AFib and Your Risk of Stroke. Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH). ...

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  • 60. 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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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%