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  • 41. Inspirational Stories of Stroke Survivors... Survivors Under Age 18. Oliver Michael, Infant Stroke Survivor Strokes can happen to the very young, even infants. Oliver ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Inspir tionalStories/Inspirational-Stories-of-Stroke-Survivors_UCM_310974_Article.jsp ticle.jsp

  • 42. Let's Talk About Stroke Patient Information Sheets... Let's Talk About Stroke Patient Information Sheets. Updated:Nov 17,2016. ... We're here to help. Have you or someone you love had a stroke? ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/General/Patient-Inform tion-Sheets_UCM_310731_Article.jsp

  • 43. Stroke In Children... About 10 percent of children with sickle cell disease suffer a stroke 1 . There is a high risk of repeat strokes, but this can be reduced by blood ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokeInCh ldren/Stroke-In-Children_UCM_308543_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 44. Symptoms of Heart Disease in Women - Go Red For Women... Symptoms of a Heart Attack and Stroke. If you had heart disease, would you recognize the symptoms? You might be thinking ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/fight-heart-disease-women-go-red-wom n-official-site/about-heart-disease-in-women/symptoms-of-heart-disease/ e/

  • 45. 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 ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/twenty-things-you-didnt-know-about stroke-that-may-save-a-life

  • 46. Acute Stroke Online... The AHA's Acute Stroke Online Course has been updated to reflect science from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC and the new ...

    cpr.heart.org/AHAECC/CPRAndECC/Training/HealthcareProfessi nal/AcuteStrokeOnline/UCM_476667_Acute-Stroke-Online.jsp

  • 47. Kids | Stroke Connection Magazine... Colorado Pediatric Stroke: Parent Support Group. ... and advocacy for families impacted by the range of outcomes of all types of pediatric strokes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Kids/

  • 48. Caregiver Guide... Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 2 What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)? 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForFam lyCaregivers/CaregivingResources/Caregiver-Guide_UCM_457471_Article.jsp sp

  • 49. 911 Warnings Signs of a Heart Attack... strokes in progress, reducing disability and saving lives. But to be effective, these drugs must be given relatively quickly after heart attack or stroke ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/911-Warnings-Signs-of-a- eart-Attack_UCM_305346_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 50. About Target: Stroke... About Target: Stroke. Updated:Aug 11,2017. Target: Stroke - When Seconds Count. Target: Stroke, launched by the ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/TargetSt oke/About-Target-Stroke_UCM_432409_Article.jsp

  • 51. Target: Stroke Publications and Media... Target: Stroke Publications and Media. Updated:Jul 12,2017. Effect of the Use of Ambulance-Based Thrombolysis on Time ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/TargetSt oke/Target-Stroke-Publications-and-Media_UCM_470388_Article.jsp

  • 52. Other Cardiovascular and Stroke Related Conferences... UCM_426262,docStatus=RELEASED,dOutDate=null,docSSFileName= UCM_426262_Other-Cardiovascular-and-Stroke-Related-Conferences.jsp ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/EducationMeetings/Meet ngsLiveCME/UCM_426262_Other-Cardiovascular-and-Stroke-Related-Conferences.jsp nces.jsp

  • 53. Acute Ischemic Stroke- Healthcare Professional Resource ...... Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 2 What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)? 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Acute-Is hemic-Stroke--Healthcare-Professional-Resource-Page_UCM_485553_Article.jsp e.jsp

  • 54. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Depression - Stroke ...... A stroke is a brain attack, they told me. I lost almost 2 million brain cells for every minute I stroked. And I certainly felt fuzzy. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/Helping Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Depression/

  • 55. Effects of Stroke... Effects of Stroke. Physical Effects. ... Communication Challenges. Communication Challenges Stroke may affect communication in a number of ways. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/EffectsofS roke/Effects-of-Stroke_UCM_308534_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 56. Lower Your HBP... Previous Next. You might not see or feel its symptoms, but the results a heart attack or stroke are far from invisible or silent. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HighBloodPressure/Lower- our-HBP_UCM_496806_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 57. Impact of Stroke (Stroke statistics)... 87% of strokes are classified as ischemic. An ischemic stroke occurs when a clot or a mass blocks a blood vessel, cutting off blood flow to a part of ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Impact-of- troke-Stroke-statistics_UCM_310728_Article.jsp

  • 58. Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke... Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke. Updated:Mar 16,2018. Is heart disease or stroke in your family? If so, your risk may be higher. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /Family-History-and-Heart-Disease-Stroke_UCM_442849_Article.jsp

  • 59. 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/

  • 60. Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke... Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke. ... Banner 4 - Banner with medtronic logo Download Our New Acute Ischemic Stroke Toolkit Now. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/GetWithTheGuidelines/G t-With-The-Guidelines-Stroke_UCM_306098_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 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
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  • Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines using our Get With The Guidelines® program
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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

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%