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  • 51. 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/

  • 52. Effects of Stroke... Effects of Stroke. Physical Effects. ... Communication Challenges. Communication Challenges Stroke may affect communication in a number of ways. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/EffectsofS roke/Effects-of-Stroke_UCM_308534_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 53. Acute Ischemic Stroke- Healthcare Professional Resource ...... Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 2 What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)? 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Acute-Is hemic-Stroke--Healthcare-Professional-Resource-Page_UCM_485553_Article.jsp e.jsp

  • 54. Impact of Stroke (Stroke statistics)... 87% of strokes are classified as ischemic. An ischemic stroke occurs when a clot or a mass blocks a blood vessel, cutting off blood flow to a part of ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Impact-of- troke-Stroke-statistics_UCM_310728_Article.jsp

  • 55. Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke... Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke. Updated:Mar 16,2018. Is heart disease or stroke in your family? If so, your risk may be higher. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /Family-History-and-Heart-Disease-Stroke_UCM_442849_Article.jsp

  • 56. Basic Life Support (BLS)... The AHA's Acute Stroke Online Course has been updated to reflect science from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC and the new ...

    cpr.heart.org/AHAECC/CPRAndECC/Training/HealthcareProfessi nal/AcuteStrokeOnline/UCM_476667_Acute-Stroke-Online.jsp

  • 57. Lower Your HBP... Previous Next. You might not see or feel its symptoms, but the results a heart attack or stroke are far from invisible or silent. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HighBloodPressure/Lower- our-HBP_UCM_496806_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 58. Target: Stroke Publications and Media... Target: Stroke Publications and Media. Updated:Jul 12,2017. Effect of the Use of Ambulance-Based Thrombolysis on Time ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/TargetSt oke/Target-Stroke-Publications-and-Media_UCM_470388_Article.jsp

  • 59. 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/

  • 60. 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/



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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 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%