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  • 101. Linking Policy | American Heart Association... Association's website(s). Linking TO the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Websites. Please refer ... olicy

  • 102. Content Editorial Process | American Heart ...... as a public service in support of the American Heart Association's mission: Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. ... content-editorial-process

  • 103. About Us | American Heart Association... Association. About Us. For nearly 100 years, we've been fighting heart disease and stroke, striving to save and improve lives. ...

  • 104. American Heart Association Spotlight... Stroke Work-up: The Role of Atrial Fibrillation and Cardiac Rhythm Monitoring. ... For more information please visit Stroke Work-up: Atrial Fibrillation. ...

  • 105. Sign Up | Go Red for Women®... Back to Login. Let's unite to prevent heart disease and stroke. ... Shape policies to save lives. Get informed about the risks of heart disease and stroke. ...

  • 106. Know Your Numbers? | Go Red For Women®... health numbers including Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Blood Sugar and Body Mass Index (BMI) and assess their risk for heart disease and stroke. ... n-official-site/know-your-risk/know-your-numbers/

  • 107. Warning Signs of a Heart Attack | American Heart AssociationWhat are the warning signs of a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains the most common symptoms of heart attack in men and women ... f-a-heart-attack

  • 108. Peer Review Committees... Bioengineering Clinical. Brain-Stroke BSc. Brain-Stroke BSc 1 Brain-Stroke BSc 2 Brain-Stroke BSc 3. Brain-Stroke - Clinical. ... view/UCM_423732_Peer-Review-Committees.jsp

  • 109. Professional Membership | Membership Selections... You can effect change and reduce the global burden of cardiovascular disease and stroke through collaboration and knowledge transfer with other ... ership-tiers.jsp

  • 110. Why Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib) Matters | American Heart ...... The real danger is the increased risk for stroke. ... How does AFib lead to stroke? The heartbeat seems to quiver (or fibrillate) in an erratic way. ... al-fibrillation-af-or-afib-matters

  • 111. What is Atrial Fibrillation (AFib or AF)? | American Heart ...... off, enters the bloodstream and lodges in an artery leading to the brain, a stroke results. About 15–20 percent of people who have strokes have this ... atrial-fibrillation-afib-or-af

  • 112. Education & Meetings... Spotlight Series: Stroke Work-Up Participants will be educated on the prevalence of Atrial Fibrillation with cryptogenic stroke and identification of ... 75320_Education-Meetings.jsp

  • 113. Brain Health | American Heart Association... Strokes are caused by blockages in the arteries that lead to the brain or ... The degree or type of dementia from stroke is dependent on what areas of ...

  • 114. Caregiver Support | American Heart Association... Learn about heart conditions. Stroke. A full 80 percent of strokes are preventable. Learn about risk factors for stroke. Understand ...

  • 115. Guidelines & Statements... No,UserLocale=null,xSubCategory=,dpEvent=null,xComments=The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association publish medical ... M_316885_Guidelines-Statements.jsp

  • 116. Latest Health News #GoRedForWomen | Go Red For Women ...... enter the hospital for delivery might be at higher risk of having a stroke during their stay, according to new research. While maternal strokes are rare ... s/latest-health-news-goredforwomen/

  • 117. Hospital Accreditation Certification | American Heart ...... When you partner with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, the answers are yes. Stroke Certifications. ... accreditation-and-certification

  • 118. American Heart Association - Policy Research | American ...... Each year, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) produces scientific statements and guidelines based on expert ...

  • 119. Real Women 2017 – 2018 - Go Red For Women®... Elizabeth Beard. Peripheral Artery Disease; TIA (mini-strokes) ... I'm not going quietly. I'm going red! +. Tamika Quinn. Stroke ... n-official-site/get-involved/real-women/

  • 120. Preparing: What to expect. What to bring. | Go Red For Women ...... You've just taken a major step toward beating heart disease, stroke, and other ... that tend to run in your family, like heart disease, strokes, diabetes, or ... ng/

  • 121. State Issues | American Heart Association... Public policy advocacy is an essential strategy used by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to affect necessary and ...

  • 122. Transformational Project Award... All basic, clinical, translational and population research broadly related to cardiovascular function and disease and stroke, or to related clinical ... 7208_Transformational-Project-Award.jsp

  • 123. Research... Research. Since 1949, the AHA has invested more than $4.3 billion in research to enhance our knowledge of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. ... 6889_Research.jsp

  • 124. Quality Improvement | American Heart Association... Get With The Guidelines - Stroke. Get With The Guidelines - Heart Failure. ... Target: Stroke. Quality News You Can Use eNewsletters. ...

  • 125. Million Hearts® | American Heart Association... attacks and strokes in 5 years. The initiative focuses partner actions on a small set of priorities selected for their impact on heart disease, stroke, and ...

  • 126. About Go Red | Go Red For Women®... the myths and raise awareness of heart disease & stroke as the ... goal of reducing death and disability from cardiovascular disease and strokes by 20 ... n-official-site/about-go-red/

  • 127. Precision medicine quest is getting a lot more ambitious ...... Such projects hold promise for preventing and treating heart disease and stroke, the two leading causes of death worldwide. ... s-getting-a-lot-more-ambitious

  • 128. She tried diet and exercise. But her high cholesterol came ...... She went to her family doctor for a physical and gave him the quick version of her medical history: Her mom had a stroke caused by high cholesterol ... e-but-her-high-cholesterol-came-from-her-genes

  • 129. Winter 2017 Children's Research Network... The AHA is interested in the science community exploring the etiology, prevention or treatment of cardiovascular disease or stroke in Children ... gicallyFocusedResearchPrograms/UCM_485949_Winter-2017-Childrens-Research-Network.jsp rch-Network.jsp

  • 130. Go Red For Women Media Room... Go Red For Women is the American Heart Association's national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women because it's not just a man's ... n-official-site/media-room/

  • 131. About Heart Disease in Women - Go Red For Women... The first facts you need to know are very serious: Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year – more than all cancers ... n-official-site/about-heart-disease-in-women/

  • 132. Depression and Heart Disease - Go Red for Women... ». tia timpson talks about her stroke at 20 Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K. ... Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K. ... -disease/depression-and-heart-disease/

  • 133. AHA/ASA Audio Library | American Heart Association... Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Knowledge starts here. Find definitions to. cardiovascular terms. and links to in-depth information. ...

  • 134. AHA/ASA Image Gallery | American Heart Association... Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Knowledge starts here. Find definitions to. cardiovascular terms. and links to in-depth information. ...

  • 135. Information on the Institute for Precision Cardiovascular ...... to create products and services that integrate research with more precise approaches to reverse and prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke. ... uteforPrecisionCardiovascularMedicine/UCM_461668_Information-on-the-Institute-for-Precision-Cardiovascular-Medicine.jsp nstitute-for-Precision-Cardiovascular-Medicine.jsp

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Our Mission


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%