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  • 31. American Heart Association Spotlight... Stroke Work-up: The Role of Atrial Fibrillation and Cardiac Rhythm Monitoring. TOPIC SUMMARY. Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is ... e-Work-up-Atrial-Fibrillation.jsp

  • 32. Together to End Stroke Sponsors and Supporters... Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 2 What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)? 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ... -Stroke-Sponsor_UCM_446120_Article.jsp

  • 33. Post-Stroke Rehabilitation... Post-Stroke Rehabilitation. Updated:Nov 22,2016. Rehabilitation is probably one of the most important phases of recovery for many stroke survivors. ... ngIndependence/PhysicalChallenges/Post-Stroke-Rehabilitation_UCM_310447_Article.jsp 47_Article.jsp

  • 34. Search News Releases | American Heart Association... Study Highlights: An experimental vaccine might one day protect ischemic stroke survivors from developing blood clots and subsequent strokes. ...

  • 35. Symptoms of Heart Disease in Women - Go Red For Women... Symptoms of a Heart Attack and Stroke. If you had heart disease, would you recognize the symptoms? You might be thinking ... n-official-site/about-heart-disease-in-women/symptoms-of-heart-disease/ e/

  • 36. Physical Activity... Saving Strokes, a golf therapy program developed and run by the Western States Affiliate of the American Heart Association/American Stroke ... LivingAfterStroke/PhysicalActivity/Physical-Activity_UCM_310896_Article.jsp le.jsp

  • 37. AHA/ASA Acute Ischemic Stroke Initiative... Ischemic Stroke (AIS) Regarding Endovascular Treatment, the stroke treatment landscape changed the way large vessel/ severe strokes should be ... emicStrokeToolkit/AHAASA-Acute-Ischemic-Stroke-Initiative_UCM_485512_SubHomePage.jsp SubHomePage.jsp

  • 38. Stroke Recovery Resources... Waiting Room Poster (PDF); Cryptogenic Stroke Postcard (PDF); What Causes Strokes? Patient Infographic (PDF); What ... M_481572_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 39. Stroke Treatment Resources... Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Stroke Treatment Resources. Stroke Treatment Infographics. 5 ... Stroke Treatment Resources. What ... CM_481426_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 40. Symptoms of a Stroke in Women - Go Red for Women... she was diagnosed with a hemorrhagic stroke, followed by a second stroke three days later ... The strokes were a wake-up call to take her health more ... _disease_in_women/symptoms-of-a-stroke/

  • 41. Stroke Among Hispanics... For instance, they have strokes at younger ages. The Northern Manhattan Stroke Study, a large, urban stroke investigation, found that the average ... ngRisk/Stroke-Among-Hispanics_UCM_310393_Article.jsp

  • 42. Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke... Get With The Guidelines® Stroke. ... A proven way to improve stroke care. Following evidence-based guidelines improves outcomes. ... the-guidelines/get-with-the-guidelines-stroke

  • 43. What is Pediatric Stroke? InfographicSkip to Content American Stroke Association Together To End Stroke. Local Info Languages Careers Volunteer Donate. ... What is Pediatric Stroke? ... ldren/What-is-Pediatric-Stroke-Infographic_UCM_466477_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 44. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)... Learn stroke warning signs_consumer Learn more about the different types of strokes. Ischemic | Hemorrhagic | Cryptogenic |. ... ke/TIA/Transient-Ischemic-Attack-TIA_UCM_492003_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 45. American Heart Association News brings you the latest ...... Stroke. Stroke News. Browse News: or Search Condition. ... 'Plateau' in progress on heart disease, stroke deaths. Nov 29, 2018. ...

  • 46. Atherosclerosis & Stroke — Go Red For Women... Atherothrombotic stroke is the most common stroke. ... However, most embolic strokes are due to blood clots that form during atrial fibrillation and ... _disease_in_women-sub-category/atherosclerosis-stroke/

  • 47. Stroke Support Groups - Key to a Successful Recovery... Stroke Support Groups - Key to a Successful Recovery. ... Excerpted from "Strength In Numbers," Stroke Connection Magazine March/April 2003. ... ortGroupLeaders/StrokeGroupStories/Stroke-Support-Groups---Key-to-a-Successful-Recovery_UCM_310457_Article.jsp uccessful-Recovery_UCM_310457_Article.jsp

  • 48. Starting a Stroke Group... And everybody has a good time. Specialized Groups. “Strokes are like fingerprints,” says stroke survivor Candace Howerton. ... ortGroupLeaders/StartingaStrokeGroup/Starting-a-Stroke-Group_UCM_310895_Article.jsp 95_Article.jsp

  • 49. Prevent Another Stroke... with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to support our efforts and help stroke survivors prevent additional strokes. ... herStroke/Prevent-Another-Stroke_UCM_496208_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 50. Finding Stroke Support You Are Not Alone... Finding Stroke Support You Are Not Alone. Stroke Support Groups. Stroke Support Groups ... Recent Stroke? Now there's help with rehab decisions. ... SupportYouAreNotAlone/Finding-Stroke-Support-You-Are-Not-Alone_UCM_308556_SubHomePage.jsp 8556_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 51. Stroke Council... Stroke Council. ... Karen L. Furie, MD, MPH, FAHA Chair, Stroke Council. International Stroke Conference 2019. Nursing Symposium: Feb. ... ntificCouncils/UCM_322858_Stroke-Council.jsp

  • 52. Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke | American Heart ...... Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke. Is heart disease or stroke in your family? If so, your risk may be higher. Did your father have a stroke? ... cardiovascular-disease/family-history-and-heart-disease-stroke

  • 53. Myths versus Facts About Stroke -- Go Red For Women... Myth: Strokes only happens to older people. Stroke Fact: Strokes can happen in young people, including infants, even. ... _disease_in_women/myths-versus-facts-about-stroke/

  • 54. Facts, Causes, Risks and Prevention of Stroke - Go Red for ...... Facts, Causes, Risks and Prevention of Stroke. Because stroke is the No. 5 cause of ... What is a stroke? A stroke happens ... _disease_in_women-sub-category/facts-causes-risks-prevention-stroke/

  • 55. Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K -- Go Red For ...... Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K. ... Staying committed to therapy is the main advice Tia shares with stroke survivors. ... -disease/tia-timpson-survivor-of-stroke-at-20/

  • 56. After stroke strikes, what comes next? | American Heart ...... After stroke strikes, what comes next? American Stroke Association highlights importance of rehabilitation after stroke this World Stroke Day. ...

  • 57. More stroke patients may receive crucial treatments under ...... plasminogen activator (tPA) – the only FDA-approved clot-dissolving treatment for ischemic stroke. Previously, patients with mild strokes were not ... ucial-treatments-under-new-guideline

  • 58. American Heart Association - Heart and Stroke Coalitions... Advocate; Federal Priorities; Coalitions. Search. Heart & Stroke Coalitions. ... NIH State-by-State Allocation. Popular Articles. Heart & Stroke Coalitions. ... eart-and-stroke-coalitions

  • 59. Professional Heart Daily | Resources for Cardiovascular and ...... Resources for Cardiovascular and Stroke Clinicians and Scientists. Toggle Navigation. Hello, Guest! ... International Stroke Conference 2019. ...

  • 60. How High Blood Pressure Can Lead to Stroke | American ...... clot. Often called a “mini stroke,” these warning strokes should be taken very seriously. See what happens during a TIA. ... hreats-from-high-blood-pressure/how-high-blood-pressure-can-lead-to-stroke troke

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We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

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  • 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%