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  • 91. Stroke Diagnosis... Stroke Diagnosis. Updated:Oct 23,2017. Diagnosing Stroke. Tests. When someone has shown symptoms of a ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Prevention Diagnosis/Stroke-Diagnosis_UCM_310890_Article.jsp

  • 92. Stroke Spanish Resource Page 16... Let's Talk About Stroke and Rehabilitation); Hablemos sobre el ataque hemorrágico al cerebro (Let's Talk About Hemorrhagic Strokes); ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/www.stroke ssociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Stroke-Spanish-Resource-Page-16_UCM_491255_SubHomePage.jsp 6_UCM_491255_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 93. Eating More Fiber May Reduce Stroke Risk -- Go Red For ...... did not find an association with soluble fiber and stroke risk, and ... fiber, and increasing fiber may contribute to lower risk for strokes,” Threapleton said ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/eating-more-fibe -may-reduce-stroke-risk/

  • 94. American Heart Association/American Stroke Association ...... American Heart Association/American Stroke Association General Embargo/Recording Policies as of May 2018. ... Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/newsmedia/embargo-policy

  • 95. STROKE Editor's Picks - January 2018... RELEASED,dOutDate=null,docSSFileName=UCM_498480_STROKE-Editors- Picks---January-2018.jsp,docTitle=STROKE Editor's Picks - January ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_498480 STROKE-Editors-Picks---Januray-2018.jsp

  • 96. Women Delay Stroke Care, New Study -- Go Red For Women... Women with strokes caused by blood clots are less likely than men ... to a European study reported in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/women-delay-stroke-care-new-study/

  • 97. Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After ...... Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After Stroke. For families living with aphasia due to stroke. ... Seizures After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Tips-for- ommunicating-Different-Types-of-Aphasia-After-Stroke/

  • 98. Stroke Awards and Lectures... xDisplayComments=. Stroke Awards and Lectures. ... Awards presented at the International Stroke Conference. Nomination ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Sci ntificCouncils/UCM_322318_Stroke-Awards-and-Lectures.jsp

  • 99. Stroke Connection Fall 2014... chances of another stroke by 3 percent after one month, up to 16 percent five years after stroke. Of the nearly 700,000 ischemic strokes each year ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2014/

  • 100. Stroke Connection Summer 2014... Stroke. Post-Stroke Mood Disorders. Post-Stroke Mood Disorders. ... The Feminine Side of Stroke. The Feminine Side of Stroke. Stroke ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2014/

  • 101. Stroke Connection Winter 2014... show younger people are having strokes more often than even a generation ago. As a result, more children are being raised in stroke families. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2014/

  • 102. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After Stroke. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/

  • 103. Stroke Connection Summer 2015... had strokes to make errors during complex driving tasks, according to two small Canadian studies presented at the International Stroke Conference ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2015/

  • 104. Coming Home: When Adult Survivors Depend on Their ...... But a stroke can change that. When strokes happen to young adults, sometimes their only recourse is to enlist their parents as caregivers. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2014/Coming-Ho e-When-Adult-Survivors-Depend-on-Their-Parents-for-Care/

  • 105. Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2016... Shedding More Light On Cryptogenic Stroke. Shedding More Light On Cryptogenic Stroke. ... After Stroke, Attitude Is Everything! ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/

  • 106. Cryptogenic Stroke- Healthcare Professional Resource Page... Waiting Room Poster (PDF); Cryptogenic Stroke Postcard (PDF); What Causes Strokes? Patient Infographic (PDF); What ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Cryptoge icStrokeInitiative/Cryptogenic-Stroke--Healthcare-Professional-Resource-Page_UCM_477038_Article.jsp ce-Page_UCM_477038_Article.jsp

  • 107. Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 2017... Something's Different: Personality Changes After Stroke. Stroke ... Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/

  • 108. May is American Stroke Month and National High Blood ...... 80% of strokes are preventable! High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor. Stroke kills more than 133,000 Americans ...

    newsroom.heart.org/events/event-20180418

  • 109. Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring 2016... Shellby Watts and Erica Singleton both experienced strokes as children. ... of difference for suburban and urban people having a stroke – but there's ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/

  • 110. Working on Fine Motor Skills - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Working on-Fine-Motor-Skills/

  • 111. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2017... What to Expect in Stroke Rehab. What to Expect in Stroke Rehab. Following ... Medications. Understanding Common Post-Stroke Medications. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/

  • 112. Stroke Connection Spring 2014... Her mother had a stroke when Kara was only 10 years old. ... piece to Uncommon Causes profiles several survivors who experienced strokes due to ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2014/

  • 113. Stroke Connection Winter 2017... When a stroke happens there, it can cause a few different deficits and, in the ... Strokes can often affect vision and processing of visual information. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/

  • 114. Managing Risk: A Roadmap for Avoiding Another Stroke ...... This is why the American Stroke Association develops clinical guidelines to reduce stroke survivors' risk of more strokes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2014/Managing- isk-A-Roadmap-for-Avoiding-Another-Stroke/

  • 115. Data scientists are key to unlocking the next breakthrough in ...... Data scientists are key to unlocking the next breakthrough in cardiovascular and stroke health with new grant opportunities. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/data-scientists-are-key-to-unlocki g-the-next-breakthrough-in-cardiovascular-and-stroke-health-with-new-grant-opportunities-6703876 grant-opportunities-6703876

  • 116. Stroke and Neuroscience Science News... Stroke & Neuroscience Science News. ... Image link to Nationwide Impact of the 2017 ACC/AHA Blood Pressure Guidelines on Stroke Survivors. ...

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

  • 117. Recovering from a Stroke: Tai Chi Exercises -- Go Red For ...... Recovering from a Stroke: Tai Chi Exercises. ... ». tia timpson talks about her stroke at 20 Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K. ...

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

  • 118. Stroke Connection Spring 2015... Strokes, Strikes & Spares. Strokes, Strikes & Spares. A few years after his stroke, David Layton rediscovered bowling. He's ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/

  • 119. Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2015... My Mother's Stroke. My Mother's Stroke. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2015/

  • 120. Fellowship - Stroke Council... xDisplayComments=. Fellowship - Stroke Council. ... service. The candidate must be making meritorious contributions in stroke as evidenced by: ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Fel owofAHAFAHA/UCM_321461_Fellowship---Stroke-Council.jsp



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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%