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  • 81. Myths versus Facts About Stroke -- Go Red For Women... Myth: Strokes only happens to older people. Stroke Fact: Strokes can happen in young people, including infants, even. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/myths-versus-facts-about-stroke/

  • 82. American Heart Association Spotlight... Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: New Concepts, Treatments, and Challenges. TOPIC SUMMARY. Anticoagulation ...

    professional.heart.org/spotlight/Spotlight-Extra-Informati n_UCM_468540_Article.jsp

  • 83. Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K -- Go Red For ...... Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K. ... Staying committed to therapy is the main advice Tia shares with stroke survivors. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/tia-timpson-survivor-of-stroke-at-20/

  • 84. More stroke patients may receive crucial treatments under ...... plasminogen activator (tPA) the only FDA-approved clot-dissolving treatment for ischemic stroke. Previously, patients with mild strokes were not ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/more-stroke-patients-may-receive-c ucial-treatments-under-new-guideline

  • 85. Stroke Recovery Resources... Waiting Room Poster (PDF); Cryptogenic Stroke Postcard (PDF); What Causes Strokes? Patient Infographic (PDF); What ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/www.stro eassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Stroke-Recovery-Resources_UCM_481572_SubHomePage.jsp M_481572_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 86. Prevent Another Stroke... with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to support our efforts and help stroke survivors prevent additional strokes. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/PreventAno herStroke/Prevent-Another-Stroke_UCM_496208_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 87. 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/

  • 88. Unexpected Expenses - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... See all Finance. Unexpected Expenses After Stroke. Unexpected Expenses After Stroke. ... Seizures After Stroke. Seizures After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/Unexpec ed-Expenses/

  • 89. When the Pain Never Goes Away - Stroke Connection ...... When the Pain Never Goes Away. Understanding central pain syndrome (aka, thalamic pain) after stroke. By Jon Caswell. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Sep-Oct-2003/When-t e-Pain-Never-Goes-Away-Understanding-Centra-Pain-Syndrome/

  • 90. Starting a Stroke Group... And everybody has a good time. Specialized Groups. Strokes are like fingerprints, says stroke survivor Candace Howerton. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForSup ortGroupLeaders/StartingaStrokeGroup/Starting-a-Stroke-Group_UCM_310895_Article.jsp 95_Article.jsp



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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%