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  • 101. Dropping A Spot - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring 2015... "However, although mortality from stroke is dropping, we know that the number of people having strokes in the US is rising each year due to the ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/Droppin -A-Spot/

  • 102. Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms. Updated:May 11,2017. ... Find Stroke Care Near You. Find your nearest stroke certified hospital. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/Learn-Mor -Stroke-Warning-Signs-and-Symptoms_UCM_451207_Article.jsp

  • 103. National Coalition for Heart and Stroke Research... National Coalition for Heart and Stroke Research. ... To increase public awareness about the importance of heart and stroke research. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/IssuesandCampaigns/Researc /National-Coalition-for-Heart-and-Stroke-Research_UCM_428347_Article.jsp jsp

  • 104. Diminishing Quality of Life - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Diminishing Quality of Life. Spouses of stroke survivors face lingering health issues. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/Diminis ing-Quality-of-Life/

  • 105. 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

  • 106. Comedian Stroke Survivor Celebrates Column's 10th ...... Happy 10th anniversary to Stroke Connection's humor column, Life at the Curb by comedian and stroke survivor, John Kawie. ... Stroke Notes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2015/Happy-1 th-Anniversary-Life-at-the-Curb/

  • 107. Juntos Contra El Derrame Cerebral / Together Against Stroke... Juntos Contra El Derrame Cerebral / Together Against Stroke. Updated: May 14,2014. ... JUNTOS we will win the fight against stroke. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/General/Juntos-E-newsletters_UCM_31 941_Article.jsp

  • 108. When the Pain Never Goes Away - Stroke Connection ...... When the Pain Never Goes Away. Understanding central pain syndrome (aka, thalamic pain) after stroke. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

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

  • 109. A Difference in Chemistry - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... A Difference in Chemistry. Uric acid may lessen women's disability after stroke. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/A-Diffe ence-in-Chemistry/

  • 110. Don't Leave High Blood Pressure Untreated - Stroke ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Dont-Le ve-High-Blood-Pressure-Untreated/

  • 111. Finding Stroke Support You Are Not Alone... Finding Stroke Support You Are Not Alone. Stroke Support Groups. Stroke Support Groups ... Recent Stroke? Now there's help with rehab decisions. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Findin SupportYouAreNotAlone/Finding-Stroke-Support-You-Are-Not-Alone_UCM_308556_SubHomePage.jsp 8556_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 112. Stroke Awards and Lectures... Stroke Awards and Lectures. The AHA/ASA ... Awards presented at the International Stroke Conference. Nomination Awards presented ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Awa dsLectures/UCM_322318_Stroke-Awards-and-Lectures.jsp

  • 113. Recognition from Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke... Recognition from Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke. Updated:May 11,2017. Effective ... Target: Stroke Recognition. Starting ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/GetWithTheGuidelines/G tWithTheGuidelines-Stroke/Recognition-from-Get-With-The-Guidelines-Stroke_UCM_308034_Article.jsp roke_UCM_308034_Article.jsp

  • 114. Article Archive... New online directory collects reviews of stroke rehab. New online directory collects reviews of stroke rehab. ... Returning to Work After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Article-Archive/ind x.php?tagID=262&title=Helpful+articles&operator=or

  • 115. 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

  • 116. 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

  • 117. Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease, Stroke... Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease, Stroke. ... It prevents restful sleep and is associated with high blood pressure, arrhythmia, stroke and heart failure. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /Sleep-Apnea-and-Heart-Disease-Stroke_UCM_441857_Article.jsp

  • 118. Album | American Heart Association... Social Media Hub. Making News on Heart.org. Learn More. American Stroke Month 2017. Album Permalink. ... Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/album?id=571fb8162cfac21a819b0762&t=vid o&p=15&s=title

  • 119. Album | American Heart Association... ISC 2017 (Stroke Conference). Album Permalink. Adams R. ISC17 ... more images. Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Knowledge ...

    newsroom.heart.org/album?id=585ada082cfac2064a6732e6&t=vid o&p=15&s=title

  • 120. Strength and Resistance Training Exercise... injury. What if I'm recovering from a cardiac event or stroke? Some people are afraid to exercise after a heart attack. But ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/PhysicalActivity/Fitn ssBasics/Strength-and-Resistance-Training-Exercise_UCM_462357_Article.jsp .jsp



Our Mission

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
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%

American Heart Association Diversity Report

Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.

We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Spread layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Single Page layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB