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  • 61. Together to End Stroke... Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 2 What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)? 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ... ndStroke/Together-to-End-Stroke_UCM_448718_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 62. Working before and after stroke is good for brain health ...... Adult stroke patients who are employed prior to and after suffering strokes are more likely than unemployed adults to have healthier minds two ... before-and-after-stroke-is-good-for-brain-health/

  • 63. 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. ... our-HBP_UCM_496806_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 64. 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. ... eaths-on-the-Rise-for-Americans/

  • 65. 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. ... am-Turns-10-A-Stroke-on-the-Ice/

  • 66. Stroke in Adolescents - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Colorado Pediatric Stroke: Parent Support Group. ... and advocacy for families impacted by the range of outcomes of all types of pediatric strokes. ... n-Adolescents/

  • 67. 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. ... Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Depression/

  • 68. Understanding How Post-Stroke Depression Affects Your ...... Understanding How Post-Stroke Depression Affects Your Loved One. By Jon Caswell. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation. ... nding-How-Post-Stroke-Depression-Affects-Your-Loved-One/

  • 69. Infections could trigger stroke in pregnant women during ...... determine if infections contribute to stroke risk during peripartum, a term meaning shortly before or after childbirth. While maternal strokes are rare ... ns-could-trigger-stroke-in-pregnant-women-during-hospital-delivery/

  • 70. AHA/ASA Cryptogenic Stroke Initiative... STEPS TO HELP AVOID ANOTHER STROKE, Clot-related strokes are largely preventable, even if you've already had one. ... icStrokeInitiative/Medtronic-Cryptogenic-Stroke-Initiative_UCM_473504_SubHomePage.jsp _SubHomePage.jsp

  • 71. More stroke patients eligible for crucial treatments under new ...... strokes, recent surgery or spinal tap were not eligible, Powers said. The guidelines also recommend video consultation to hospitals without stroke ... oke-patients-eligible-for-crucial-treatments-under-new-guidelines/

  • 72. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue - Stroke ...... Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue. By Jon Caswell. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ... Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Fatigue/

  • 73. Issues and Campaigns... Congressional Heart and Stroke Coalition. The Congressional Heart and Stroke Coalition is a bipartisan group of Senators ... nd-Campaigns_UCM_305155_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 74. AHA/ASA Acute Ischemic Stroke Initiative... Ischemic Stroke (AIS) Regarding Endovascular Treatment, the stroke treatment landscape changed the way large vessel/ severe strokes should be ... emicStrokeToolkit/AHAASA-Acute-Ischemic-Stroke-Initiative_UCM_485512_SubHomePage.jsp SubHomePage.jsp

  • 75. Horses, Music May Boost Stroke Recovery - Stroke ...... improvements are still possible, even years after a stroke, using motivating ... 123 Swedish men and women who had suffered strokes 10 months to ... ic-May-Boost-Stroke-Recovery/

  • 76. Regular Exercise May Lessen Stroke Severity - Stroke ...... The sedentary mice, who were 80 human years when they had a stroke, experienced large, severe strokes and lost a lot of brain tissue or collaterals ... ercise-May-Lessen-Stroke-Severity/

  • 77. Expressing Creativity Through Music After Stroke - Stroke ...... her song, I Am Victorious, dedicated to raising awareness of stroke in the ... of aphasia can often sing clearly and sonorously despite their strokes? ... ng-Creativity-Through-Music-After-Stroke/

  • 78. You Bet It's Stressful - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... It also enrolled nine pediatric stroke patients between 7 and 18 years. The children had experienced their strokes in either 2013 or 2014. ... Its-Stressful/

  • 79. 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. ... ng-a-Stroke-Changed-My-Outlook-on-Life/

  • 80. Stopping daily aspirin increases heart attack, stroke risk ...... is part of the daily routine to prevent a heart attack or stroke. But for those who don't stick to that routine, the rate of heart attacks, strokes or deaths ... -daily-aspirin-increases-heart-attack-stroke-risk/

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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
  • 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%