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  • 101. Recognition from Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke... Recognition from Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke. Updated:May 11,2017. Effective ... Target: Stroke Recognition. Starting ... tWithTheGuidelines-Stroke/Recognition-from-Get-With-The-Guidelines-Stroke_UCM_308034_Article.jsp roke_UCM_308034_Article.jsp

  • 102. Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke Overview... Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke Overview. Updated:Jul 9,2018. Healthier patients. ... Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke. Focus on Quality ... tWithTheGuidelines-Stroke/Get-With-The-Guidelines-Stroke-Overview_UCM_308021_Article.jsp _308021_Article.jsp

  • 103. African-Americans and Heart Disease, Stroke... African-Americans and Heart Disease, Stroke. Updated:Aug 22,2017. ... 1 killer for all Americans, and stroke is also a leading cause of death. ... /African-Americans-and-Heart-Disease-Stroke_UCM_444863_Article.jsp

  • 104. Conditions... To learn about heart conditions and stroke, browse any of the topics below. Many topics also available in Spanish. Arrhythmia. ... Stroke. ... HomePage.jsp

  • 105. Stroke Heroes Among Us... Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 2 What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)? 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ... tionalStories/Stroke-Heroes-Among-Us_UCM_451217_Article.jsp

  • 106. 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

  • 107. Comedian Stroke Survivor Celebrates Column's 10th ...... Happy 10th anniversary to Stroke Connection's humor column, Life at the Curb by comedian and stroke survivor, John Kawie. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. ... th-Anniversary-Life-at-the-Curb/

  • 108. Twenty things you didn't know about stroke, that may save a ...... Having a stroke increases the risk of a second one (1 in 4 survivors have another stroke). Prevention is crucial because second strokes can be ... stroke-that-may-save-a-life

  • 109. Stroke survivors could gain the most from new blood pressure ...... “The potential to reduce mortality and recurrent stroke is immense, because more than half of all strokes are attributable to uncontrolled high blood ... t-from-new-blood-pressure-guidelines

  • 110. Rehabbing Her Father's Spirit - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Ironically, he had his stroke in a doctor's waiting room. ... In retrospect his family suspected he had suffered a number of TIAs ("mini-strokes"), but he ... Her-Fathers-Spirit/

  • 111. Juntos Contra El Derrame Cerebral / Together Against Stroke... Juntos Contra El Derrame Cerebral / Together Against Stroke. Updated: May 14,2014. ... JUNTOS we will win the fight against stroke. ... 941_Article.jsp

  • 112. Article Archive... New online directory collects reviews of stroke rehab. New online directory collects reviews of stroke rehab. ... Returning to Work After Stroke. ... x.php?tagID=262&title=Helpful+articles&operator=or

  • 113. When the Pain Never Goes Away - Stroke Connection ...... When the Pain Never Goes Away. Understanding central pain syndrome (aka, thalamic pain) after stroke. By Jon Caswell. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. ... e-Pain-Never-Goes-Away-Understanding-Centra-Pain-Syndrome/

  • 114. 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

  • 115. 2017 Hypertension Clinical GuidelinesThis guideline is an update of the NHLBI publication, 'The 7th Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Treatment ... 2017-Hypertension-Clinical-Guidelines.jsp

  • 116. Strength and Resistance Training Exercise... injury. What if I'm recovering from a cardiac event or stroke? Some people are afraid to exercise after a heart attack. But ... ssBasics/Strength-and-Resistance-Training-Exercise_UCM_462357_Article.jsp .jsp

  • 117. American Heart Association - Building healthier lives, free of ...... Donate Now. Donation Widget - Spring 2016 Millions of Americans live with heart disease, stroke or a cardiovascular condition. ...

  • 118. When the Cause is Unknown - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... By Jon Caswell. Each year, there are about 800,000 new or recurrent strokes. That means there's a stroke in the United States every 40 seconds. ... ause-is-Unknown/

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

  • 120. Stroke Treatment Resources... Chinese). Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Stroke Treatment Resources. Stroke Treatment Infographics. ... Stroke Treatment Resources. What ... CM_481426_SubHomePage.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 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
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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

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  • 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%