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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. 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/

  • 63. For Stroke Family Caregivers... For Stroke Family Caregivers. Support Network Banner Image. Caregivers Deserve Our Appreciation. ... Subscribe to Stroke Connection. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForFam lyCaregivers/For-Stroke-Family-Caregivers_UCM_308560_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 64. 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/

  • 65. 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

  • 66. Symptoms of a Stroke in Women - Go Red for Women... she was diagnosed with a hemorrhagic stroke, followed by a second stroke three days later ... The strokes were a wake-up call to take her health more ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/symptoms-of-a-stroke/

  • 67. Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN)... Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN). ... International Stroke Conference 2018. Nursing Symposium: Jan. ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Sci ntificCouncils/UCM_320474_Council-on-Cardiovascular-and-Stroke-Nursing-CVSN.jsp g-CVSN.jsp

  • 68. 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

  • 69. Facts, Causes, Risks and Prevention of Stroke - Go Red for ...... Facts, Causes, Risks and Prevention of Stroke. Because stroke is the No. 5 cause of ... What is a stroke? A stroke happens ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/facts_about_hear _disease_in_women-sub-category/facts-causes-risks-prevention-stroke/

  • 70. 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



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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
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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%