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  • 111. 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

  • 112. 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/

  • 113. 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/

  • 114. 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/

  • 115. 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/

  • 116. 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/

  • 117. 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

  • 118. 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

  • 119. 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/

  • 120. 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/



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Community

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%