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  • 121. FAST Song – Stroke Signs |... FAST Song – Stroke Signs. Share: Hip Hop Artist Dee-1 and Tha Hip Hop Doc Rani Whitfield, MD, collaborated on a song ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/resources/videos/f-a-s- -song-stroke-signs/

  • 122. 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

  • 123. 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. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Arrhythmia/AFib-Awarenes _UCM_476637_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 124. World Stroke Day |... World Stroke Day. Share: World Stroke Day is October 29th. Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death in the US and a leading ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/world-stroke-day/

  • 125. Cryptogenic Stroke- Healthcare Professional Resource Page... Popular Articles. 1 Stroke Family Warmline; 2 15 Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Cryptoge icStrokeInitiative/Cryptogenic-Stroke--Healthcare-Professional-Resource-Page_UCM_477038_Article.jsp ce-Page_UCM_477038_Article.jsp

  • 126. Read SC Now... For over 22 years Stroke Connection has been providing stroke families with a wealth of information and inspiration supporting recovery ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/ReadSCNow/Read-SC-Now_UCM_308578_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 127. EmPOWERED To Serve... Become an Ambassador. Sign up to be an Ambassador and help reduce stroke and raise awareness within your community. Learn More. ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/

  • 128. Making an Impact in Illinois - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... 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/Making- n-Impact-in-Illinois/

  • 129. Branding InfographicsAmerican Heart Association Infographics.

    www.localheart.org/branding/BrandGuidelines/Branding-Infog aphics_UCM_466727_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 130. MaRISS... Miami for an important research study.The purpose is to evaluate treatment options for patients with mild and rapidly improving stroke symptoms by ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/FocusonQuality/Quality esearchPublications/MaRISS_UCM_452130_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 131.[TEXT] xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <rss version="2.0" xmlns ...... prevent another stroke.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;Nearly 800,000 people in the US have a stroke every year, with about one in four being recurrent strokes. ...

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  • 132. FUNraise: Create a Fundraiser for Heart and Stroke ...... Get ideas to FUNraise View our Sample Page. FUNraise for Heart FUNraise for Stroke. ... Create a Page. FUNraise for Heart. FUNraise for Stroke. 1. ...

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  • 133. Stroke FAST Quiz |... Stroke FAST Quiz. Share: The Stroke Hero quiz is the quick and interactive way to learn how to spot a stroke in time to save a life! ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/resources/stroke-f-a-s- -quiz/

  • 134. Eating More Fiber May Reduce Stroke Risk -- Go Red For ...... did not find an association with soluble fiber and stroke risk, and ... fiber, and increasing fiber may contribute to lower risk for strokes,” Threapleton said ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/eating-more-fibe -may-reduce-stroke-risk/

  • 135. What to Do iI Having a Stroke: Call for EMS -- Go Red For ...... What to Do If Having a Stroke: Call for EMS. Study shows many stroke victims do not call an ambulance. ... How to recognize the signs of a stroke. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/what-to-do-if-having-a-stroke-call-for-ems/

  • 136. The Bugher Foundation... American Stroke Association-Bugher Foundation Centers for Excellence in Stroke Collaborative Research for Regeneration, Resilience and ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ResearchPrograms/UCM_3 0238_The-Bugher-Foundation.jsp

  • 137. Heart Attack or Stroke? Call 911 First. And Fast.... Heart Attack or Stroke? ... tPA is the only FDA-approved medication for the treatment of stroke within three hours of stroke symptom onset. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Affiliate/Heart-Attack-or-Stroke-Ca l-911-First-And-Fast_UCM_435652_Article.jsp

  • 138. Stroke Connection Magazine | American Heart Association ...... Low vitamin D predicts more severe strokes, poor health post-stroke Stroke patients with low vitamin D levels were found to be more likely than ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/index.php?cp=3&si=30

  • 139. Caring For Someone Who Has Suffered a Stroke - Go Red for ...... Edit. My go red plan. Caring for Someone Who Has Suffered a Stroke. ... Here's what you need to know. ». Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/caring-for-someone-who-suffered-stroke/

  • 140. Depression Increases Risk of Stroke in Women -- Go Red For ...... and death records revealed 177 first-time strokes occurred during the ... they factored out various characteristics that can affect stroke risks, including ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/depression-increases-risk-of-stroke-in-women/


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