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  • 71. AHA/ASA Acute Ischemic Stroke Initiative... Ischemic Stroke (AIS) Regarding Endovascular Treatment, the stroke treatment landscape changed the way large vessel/ severe strokes should be ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/AcuteIsc emicStrokeToolkit/AHAASA-Acute-Ischemic-Stroke-Initiative_UCM_485512_SubHomePage.jsp SubHomePage.jsp

  • 72. Horses, Music May Boost Stroke Recovery - Stroke ...... improvements are still possible, even years after a stroke, using motivating ... 123 Swedish men and women who had suffered strokes 10 months to ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Horses-Mu ic-May-Boost-Stroke-Recovery/

  • 73. Regular Exercise May Lessen Stroke Severity - Stroke ...... The sedentary mice, who were 80 human years when they had a stroke, experienced large, severe strokes and lost a lot of brain tissue or collaterals ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Regular-E ercise-May-Lessen-Stroke-Severity/

  • 74. Physical Activity... Saving Strokes, a golf therapy program developed and run by the Western States Affiliate of the American Heart Association/American Stroke ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Health LivingAfterStroke/PhysicalActivity/Physical-Activity_UCM_310896_Article.jsp le.jsp

  • 75. Returning to Work After Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Returning to Work After Stroke. For many younger survivors, going back to work is often the measure for recovery. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2013/Returni g-to-Work-After-Stroke/

  • 76. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue Info Sheet ...... Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue Info Sheet. Download a PDF of our post-stroke fatigue information sheet. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. ...

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

  • 77. Expressing Creativity Through Music After Stroke - Stroke ...... her song, I Am Victorious, dedicated to raising awareness of stroke in the ... of aphasia can often sing clearly and sonorously despite their strokes? ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Express ng-Creativity-Through-Music-After-Stroke/

  • 78. How Having a Stroke Changed My Outlook on Life - Stroke ...... walk to help raise funds and awareness of the work of Different Strokes, a UK-based charity that supports the recovery of young stroke survivors. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/How-Hav ng-a-Stroke-Changed-My-Outlook-on-Life/

  • 79. Stopping daily aspirin increases heart attack, stroke risk ...... is part of the daily routine to prevent a heart attack or stroke. But for those who don't stick to that routine, the rate of heart attacks, strokes or deaths ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/Stoppin -daily-aspirin-increases-heart-attack-stroke-risk/

  • 80. Stroke Video Branding Page... Yet, 80% of strokes are preventable, many Americans cannot identify the stroke warning signs, and most stroke survivors and family caregivers do ...

    www.localheart.org/branding/VideoContentAssets/Stroke/Stro e_UCM_465819_SubHomePage.jsp



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We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
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  • 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%