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  • 61. 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. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/Stroke- eaths-on-the-Rise-for-Americans/

  • 62. Working before and after stroke is good for brain health ...... Adult stroke patients who are employed prior to and after suffering strokes are more likely than unemployed adults to have healthier minds two ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/Working before-and-after-stroke-is-good-for-brain-health/

  • 63. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Depression - Stroke ...... A stroke is a brain attack, they told me. I lost almost 2 million brain cells for every minute I stroked. And I certainly felt fuzzy. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/Helping Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Depression/

  • 64. Tedy's Team Turns 10: A Stroke on the Ice - Stroke ...... Dansereau, a friend of Tedy's and survivor of two strokes, gave her ... heart while working on cognitive and emotional issues resulting from her stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/Tedys-T am-Turns-10-A-Stroke-on-the-Ice/

  • 65. Together to End Stroke... About 80 percent of strokes are preventable. ... Learn how to spot a stroke and get help FAST Watch this FAST Parody Music Video to learn the signs. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Togetherto ndStroke/Together-to-End-Stroke_UCM_448718_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 66. Understanding How Post-Stroke Depression Affects Your ...... Understanding How Post-Stroke Depression Affects Your Loved One. By Jon Caswell. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/Underst nding-How-Post-Stroke-Depression-Affects-Your-Loved-One/

  • 67. Infections could trigger stroke in pregnant women during ...... determine if infections contribute to stroke risk during peripartum, a term meaning shortly before or after childbirth. While maternal strokes are rare ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2018/Infecti ns-could-trigger-stroke-in-pregnant-women-during-hospital-delivery/

  • 68. AHA/ASA Cryptogenic Stroke Initiative... STEPS TO HELP AVOID ANOTHER STROKE, Clot-related strokes are largely preventable, even if you've already had one. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Cryptoge icStrokeInitiative/Medtronic-Cryptogenic-Stroke-Initiative_UCM_473504_SubHomePage.jsp _SubHomePage.jsp

  • 69. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue - Stroke ...... Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue. By Jon Caswell. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Helping Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Fatigue/

  • 70. More stroke patients eligible for crucial treatments under new ...... strokes, recent surgery or spinal tap were not eligible, Powers said. The guidelines also recommend video consultation to hospitals without stroke ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/More-st oke-patients-eligible-for-crucial-treatments-under-new-guidelines/



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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
  • 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

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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

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%