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  • 31. Life After Stroke... Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Life After Stroke. More than seven million Americans are stroke survivors. While ... way. Recent stroke? ... ter-Stroke_UCM_308546_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 32. What Happens Next? - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... What Happens Next? Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. By Jon Caswell. ... Understanding Common Post-Stroke Medications. ... pens-Next-Making-the-Best-Decisions-at-Discharge-After-Stroke/

  • 33. Something's Different: Personality Changes After Stroke ...... change that sometimes happens in survivors of right hemisphere strokes — a profound lack of awareness of problems that the stroke caused. ... gs-Different-Personality-Changes-After-Stroke/

  • 34. Download the Stroke Connection App for FREE... Download the Stroke Connection App for FREE. Download the Stroke Connection App for FREE. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ... he-Stroke-Connection-App-for-FREE/

  • 35. Stroke Treatment... The good news is that 80% of strokes in adults are preventable, however after having a stroke, risks are much higher for having another one. ... troke-Treatment_UCM_492017_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 36. Choosing the Right Stroke Rehab Facility... Choosing the Right Stroke Rehab Facility. ... Recent Stroke? Now there's help with rehab decisions. Stroke Rehab consumer Image ... iagnosis/Choosing-the-Right-Stroke-Rehab-Facility_UCM_490273_Article.jsp jsp

  • 37. The Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia... The Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Click a letter below to get a brief definition of dozens of cardiovascular terms from our ... clopedia_UCM_445688_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 38. 911 Warnings Signs of a Heart Attack... strokes in progress, reducing disability and saving lives. But to be effective, these drugs must be given relatively quickly after heart attack or stroke ... eart-Attack_UCM_305346_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 39. Atherosclerosis and Stroke... The first type is called atherothrombotic stroke is the most common stroke. ... However, most embolic strokes are due to blood clots that form in ... LivingAfterStroke/UnderstandingRiskyConditions/Atherosclerosis-and-Stroke_UCM_310426_Article.jsp roke_UCM_310426_Article.jsp

  • 40. What is Heart Failure?... Heart and Stroke Association Statistics. Each year ... population. Heart & Stroke Statistics FAQs. What is Prevalence? Prevalence ... -Statistics_UCM_319064_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 41. Symptoms of Heart Disease in Women - Go Red For Women... I want to Go Red.go red. Edit. My go red plan. Symptoms of a Heart Attack and Stroke. If you had heart disease, would you recognize the symptoms? ... n-official-site/about-heart-disease-in-women/symptoms-of-heart-disease/ e/

  • 42. Venous Strokes: Rare but Real - Stroke Connection Magazine ...Stroke Connection Mag /; Winter 2018 /; Venous Strokes: Rare but Real. Venous Strokes: Rare but Real. By Jon Caswell. Survivor Sharon Wilson. ... trokes-Rare-but-Real/

  • 43. Inspirational Stories of Stroke Survivors... Survivors Under Age 18. Oliver Michael, Infant Stroke Survivor — Strokes can happen to the very young, even infants. Oliver ... tionalStories/Inspirational-Stories-of-Stroke-Survivors_UCM_310974_Article.jsp ticle.jsp

  • 44. Stroke Resources for Professionals... Stroke Resources for Professionals. ... Cryptogenic Stroke Professional and Patient Resources. ... get with the guidelines stroke ... sources-for-Professionals_UCM_308581_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 45. Other Cardiovascular and Stroke Related Conferences... UCM_426262,docStatus=RELEASED,dOutDate=null,docSSFileName= UCM_426262_Other-Cardiovascular-and-Stroke-Related-Conferences.jsp ... ngsLiveCME/UCM_426262_Other-Cardiovascular-and-Stroke-Related-Conferences.jsp nces.jsp

  • 46. Stroke Council... Stroke Council. ... International Stroke Conference 2018. Nursing Symposium: Jan. ... Register Here. Stroke Council Scientific Statements and Slide Sets. ... ntificCouncils/UCM_322858_Stroke-Council.jsp

  • 47. Let's Talk About Stroke Patient Information Sheets... Let's Talk About Stroke Patient Information Sheets. Updated:Nov 17,2016. ... We're here to help. Have you or someone you love had a stroke? ... tion-Sheets_UCM_310731_Article.jsp

  • 48. Together to End Stroke Newsletter... Bleeds); 7 Stroke Treatments; 8 Brain Stem Stroke; 9 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 10 Difficulty Swallowing After Stroke (Dysphagia). -Stroke-Newsletter_UCM_444428_Article.jsp

  • 49. Alcohol and Heart Health... of 100-proof spirits.) Drinking more alcohol increases such dangers as alcoholism, high blood pressure, obesity, stroke, breast cancer, suicide and ... n/Alcohol-and-Heart-Health_UCM_305173_Article.jsp

  • 50. How High Blood Pressure Can Lead to Stroke... Often called a “mini stroke,” these warning strokes should be taken very seriously. Don't let high blood pressure lead to stroke. ... wHBPHarmsYourHealth/How-High-Blood-Pressure-Can-Lead-to-Stroke_UCM_301824_Article.jsp 1824_Article.jsp

  • 51. Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke... Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke. Updated:Aug 30,2016. Is heart disease or stroke in your family? If so, your risk may be higher. ... /Family-History-and-Heart-Disease-Stroke_UCM_442849_Article.jsp

  • 52. Kids | Stroke Connection Magazine... Colorado Pediatric Stroke: Parent Support Group. ... and advocacy for families impacted by the range of outcomes of all types of pediatric strokes. ...

  • 53. Caregiver Guide... Bleeds); 7 Stroke Treatments; 8 Brain Stem Stroke; 9 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 10 Difficulty Swallowing After Stroke (Dysphagia). lyCaregivers/CaregivingResources/Caregiver-Guide_UCM_457471_Article.jsp sp

  • 54. About Target: Stroke... About Target: Stroke. Updated:Aug 11,2017. Target: Stroke - When Seconds Count. Target: Stroke, launched by the ... oke/About-Target-Stroke_UCM_432409_Article.jsp

  • 55. Target: Stroke Publications and Media... Target: Stroke Publications and Media. Updated:Jul 12,2017. Effect of the Use of Ambulance-Based Thrombolysis on Time ... oke/Target-Stroke-Publications-and-Media_UCM_470388_Article.jsp

  • 56. Stroke In Children... About 10 percent of children with sickle cell disease suffer a stroke 1 . There is a high risk of repeat strokes, but this can be reduced by blood ... ldren/Stroke-In-Children_UCM_308543_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 57. American Stroke Month... 80 percent of strokes are preventable. ... Use our infographic. ASM Landing Page 2017 hero widget desktop, See FAST and stroke treatment in action. ... okeMonth/American-Stroke-Month_UCM_459942_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 58. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue - Stroke ...... Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue. By Jon Caswell. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ... Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Fatigue/

  • 59. Stroke deaths on the rise for Americans - Stroke Connection ...... About 800,000 Americans have a stroke each year, but 80 percent of strokes are preventable through lifestyle changes, according to the CDC. ... eaths-on-the-Rise-for-Americans/

  • 60. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2018 Update... Archive. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2018 Update. The 2018 Update of Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics includes: ... Heart-Disease-and-Stroke-Statisticsmdash2018-Update.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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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%