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  • 101. 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. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/myths-versus-facts-about-stroke/

  • 102. 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. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/tia-timpson-survivor-of-stroke-at-20/

  • 103. Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke Clinical Tools... Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke Clinical Tools. ... Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Clinical Tools Library. Feedback Form. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/GetWithTheGuidelines/G tWithTheGuidelines-Stroke/Get-With-The-Guidelines-Stroke-Clinical-Tools_UCM_303743_Article.jsp ls_UCM_303743_Article.jsp

  • 104. 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

  • 105. 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. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Findin SupportYouAreNotAlone/Finding-Stroke-Support-You-Are-Not-Alone_UCM_308556_SubHomePage.jsp 8556_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 106. Air Pollution and Heart Disease, Stroke... Air Pollution and Heart Disease, Stroke. Updated:Oct 18,2017. Whether you live in a city where smog forecasts are routine ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /Air-Pollution-and-Heart-Disease-Stroke_UCM_442923_Article.jsp

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

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/www.stro eassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Stroke-Recovery-Resources_UCM_481572_SubHomePage.jsp M_481572_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 108. Stroke Treatment Resources... Chinese). Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Stroke Treatment Resources. Stroke Treatment Infographics. ... Stroke Treatment Resources. What ...

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  • 109. Helpful Communication Apps - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... apps, tips and information are provided as a resource to our readers.They have not been reviewed or endorsed by the American Stroke Association ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2014/Helpful Communication-Apps/

  • 110. Stroke Awards and Lectures... xDisplayComments=. Stroke Awards and Lectures. ... Awards presented at the International Stroke Conference. Nomination ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Awa dsLectures/UCM_322318_Stroke-Awards-and-Lectures.jsp

  • 111. May is American Stroke Month and National High Blood ...... 80% of strokes are preventable! High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor. Stroke kills more than 133,000 Americans ...

    newsroom.heart.org/events/event-20180418

  • 112. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After Stroke. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/

  • 113. Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk -- Go Red For ...... Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk. Insomnia may significantly increase stroke risk, particularly for younger people. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/insomnia-may-significantly-raise-stroke-risk/

  • 114. Tips to Combat Depression After a Stroke -- Go Red For ...... Tips to Combat Depression After a Stroke. ... . tia timpson talks about her stroke at 20 Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/tips-to-combat-depression-after-a-stroke/

  • 115. Stroke Deaths Declining - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... control of diabetes and abnormal cholesterol levels, and better, faster treatment have also prevented strokes. Improved acute stroke care and ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2014/Stroke- eaths-Declining/

  • 116. 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

  • 117. American Heart Association - Building healthier lives, free of ...... Donate Now. Donation Widget - Spring 2016 Millions of Americans live with heart disease, stroke or a cardiovascular condition. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/

  • 118. Fellowship - Stroke Council... xDisplayComments=. Fellowship - Stroke Council. ... service. The candidate must be making meritorious contributions in stroke as evidenced by: ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Fel owofAHAFAHA/UCM_321461_Fellowship---Stroke-Council.jsp

  • 119. Fellowship - Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing ...... rsTotalCarbs=null,rsFeaturedImage=null,xDisplayComments=. Fellowship - Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing. ...

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  • 120. My Mother's Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... Winter 2015 /; My Mother's Stroke. My Mother's Stroke. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2015/My-Moth rs-Stroke/



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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%