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  • 101. Recognition from Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke... Recognition from Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke. Updated:May 11,2017. Effective ... Target: Stroke Recognition. Starting ... tWithTheGuidelines-Stroke/Recognition-from-Get-With-The-Guidelines-Stroke_UCM_308034_Article.jsp roke_UCM_308034_Article.jsp

  • 102. Alcohol and Heart Health... of 100-proof spirits.) Drinking more alcohol increases such dangers as alcoholism, high blood pressure, obesity, stroke, breast cancer, suicide and ... n/Alcohol-and-Heart-Health_UCM_305173_Article.jsp

  • 103. African-Americans and Heart Disease, Stroke... African-Americans and Heart Disease, Stroke. Updated:Aug 22,2017. ... 1 killer for all Americans, and stroke is also a leading cause of death. ... /African-Americans-and-Heart-Disease-Stroke_UCM_444863_Article.jsp

  • 104. Stroke Council... Stroke Council. ... Karen L. Furie, MD, MPH, FAHA Chair, Stroke Council. International Stroke Conference 2019. Nursing Symposium: Feb. ... ntificCouncils/UCM_322858_Stroke-Council.jsp

  • 105. 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 ... ssBasics/Strength-and-Resistance-Training-Exercise_UCM_462357_Article.jsp .jsp

  • 106. American Heart Association and American Stroke Association ...... American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Linking Policy. Updated:Jan 10,2017. Thank you for your ... nd-American-Stroke-Association-Linking-Policy_UCM_303551_Article.jsp

  • 107. 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. ... SupportYouAreNotAlone/Finding-Stroke-Support-You-Are-Not-Alone_UCM_308556_SubHomePage.jsp 8556_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 108. Stroke Recovery Resources... Waiting Room Poster (PDF); Cryptogenic Stroke Postcard (PDF); What Causes Strokes? Patient Infographic (PDF); What ... M_481572_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 109. Stroke Treatment Resources... Chinese). Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Stroke Treatment Resources. Stroke Treatment Infographics. ... Stroke Treatment Resources. What ... CM_481426_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 110. 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 Rehabilitation. ... th-Anniversary-Life-at-the-Curb/

  • 111. Twenty things you didn't know about stroke, that may save a ...... Having a stroke increases the risk of a second one (1 in 4 survivors have another stroke). Prevention is crucial because second strokes can be ... stroke-that-may-save-a-life

  • 112. Stroke survivors could gain the most from new blood pressure ...... “The potential to reduce mortality and recurrent stroke is immense, because more than half of all strokes are attributable to uncontrolled high blood ... t-from-new-blood-pressure-guidelines

  • 113. Prevent Another Stroke... with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to support our efforts and help stroke survivors prevent additional strokes. ... herStroke/Prevent-Another-Stroke_UCM_496208_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 114. Starting a Stroke Group... And everybody has a good time. Specialized Groups. “Strokes are like fingerprints,” says stroke survivor Candace Howerton. ... ortGroupLeaders/StartingaStrokeGroup/Starting-a-Stroke-Group_UCM_310895_Article.jsp 95_Article.jsp

  • 115. Article Archive... New online directory collects reviews of stroke rehab. New online directory collects reviews of stroke rehab. ... Returning to Work After Stroke. ... x.php?tagID=262&title=Helpful+articles&operator=or

  • 116. Rehabbing Her Father's Spirit - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Ironically, he had his stroke in a doctor's waiting room. ... In retrospect his family suspected he had suffered a number of TIAs ("mini-strokes"), but he ... Her-Fathers-Spirit/

  • 117. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After Stroke. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

  • 118. American Heart Association - Building healthier lives, free of ...... Millions of Americans live with heart disease, stroke or a cardiovascular condition. ... Although they sound similar, heat stroke and stroke are different. ...

  • 119. When the Cause is Unknown - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... By Jon Caswell. Each year, there are about 800,000 new or recurrent strokes. That means there's a stroke in the United States every 40 seconds. ... ause-is-Unknown/

  • 120. AFib Awareness... Why is AFib associated with a five-times-greater risk for stroke? ... Learn more about stroke risks with the CHA 2 DS 2 –VASc tool. ... _UCM_476637_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
  • 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

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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

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  • 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%