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  • 41. Myths versus Facts About Stroke -- Go Red For Women... Myth: Strokes only happens to older people. Stroke Fact: Strokes can happen in young people, including infants, even. ...

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  • 42. Facts, Causes, Risks and Prevention of Stroke - Go Red for ...... Facts, Causes, Risks and Prevention of Stroke. Because stroke is the No. 5 cause of ... What is a stroke? A stroke happens ...

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

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  • 44. Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K -- Go Red For ...... Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K. ... Staying committed to therapy is the main advice Tia shares with stroke survivors. ...

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  • 45. Hidden Stroke Risk Factors for Women... to Steven J. Kittner, MD, director of the Maryland Stroke Center at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. “But strokes can affect ...

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  • 46. American Heart Association - Heart and Stroke Coalitions... Advocate; Federal Priorities; Coalitions. Search. Heart & Stroke Coalitions. ... Popular Articles. Heart & Stroke Coalitions. Research. ...

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  • 47. Professional Heart Daily | Resources for Cardiovascular and ...... Resources for Cardiovascular and Stroke Clinicians and Scientists. Toggle Navigation. Hello, Guest! ... International Stroke Conference 2019. ...

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  • 48. What is Cardiovascular Disease? | American Heart ...... Medications – clotbusters (must be administered within three hours from onset of stroke symptoms for certain types of strokes, see Stroke treatments ...

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  • 49. Stroke OnDemand?... Stroke OnDemand™. International Stroke Conference 2018. Nursing Symposium & Pre-Con Symposia: Jan. ... Stroke OnDemand™ Product Details. ...

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  • 50. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics - 2017 Update... Archive. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics - 2017 Update. The 2017 Update of Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics includes: ...

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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

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
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%