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  • 81. American Heart Association Spotlight... Stroke Work-up: The Role of Atrial Fibrillation and Cardiac Rhythm Monitoring. TOPIC SUMMARY. Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is ...

    professional.heart.org/spotlight/UCM_497059_Spotlight-Stro e-Work-up-Atrial-Fibrillation.jsp

  • 82. American Heart Association Spotlight... Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: New Concepts, Treatments, and Challenges. TOPIC SUMMARY. Anticoagulation ...

    professional.heart.org/spotlight/Spotlight-Extra-Informati n_UCM_468540_Article.jsp

  • 83. What is Pediatric Stroke? Infographic... American Stroke Association Together To End Stroke. Local Info Languages Careers Volunteer Donate. Search. ... What is Pediatric Stroke? ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokeInCh ldren/What-is-Pediatric-Stroke-Infographic_UCM_466477_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 84. 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. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2015/You-Bet Its-Stressful/

  • 85. Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Hat - Stroke Survivor Tim Podell... Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Hat - Stroke Survivor Tim Podell. Updated:Nov 28,2012. ... The day after the equipment arrived, he had an ischemic stroke. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Inspir tionalStories/Pulling-a-Rabbit-Out-of-a-Hat---Stroke-Survivor-Tim-Podell_UCM_310785_Article.jsp ell_UCM_310785_Article.jsp

  • 86. Unexpected Consequences - 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/Spring-2017/Unexpec ed-Consequences/

  • 87. Rehabbing Body & Mind - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Rehabbing Body & Mind. Exercise can significantly improve brain function after stroke. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Rehabbi g-Body-Mind/

  • 88. 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

  • 89. Atherosclerosis & Stroke — Go Red For Women... Atherothrombotic stroke is the most common stroke. ... However, most embolic strokes are due to blood clots that form during atrial fibrillation and ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/facts_about_hear _disease_in_women-sub-category/atherosclerosis-stroke/

  • 90. 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 ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/facts_about_hear _disease_in_women-sub-category/facts-causes-risks-prevention-stroke/

  • 91. Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms. Updated:May 11,2017. ... Find Stroke Care Near You. Find your nearest stroke certified hospital. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/Learn-Mor -Stroke-Warning-Signs-and-Symptoms_UCM_451207_Article.jsp

  • 92. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue - Stroke ...... Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue. By Jon Caswell. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Helping Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Fatigue/

  • 93. Regaining Independence After Stroke... Over 7 million people in the US. survive a stroke each year. Like the individuals who experience them, no two strokes are the same. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Regain ngIndependence/Regaining-Independence-After-Stroke_UCM_308547_SubHomePage.jsp Page.jsp

  • 94. Alcohol and Heart Health... of 100-proof spirits.) Drinking more alcohol increases such dangers as alcoholism, high blood pressure, obesity, stroke, breast cancer, suicide and ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/HealthyEating/Nutriti n/Alcohol-and-Heart-Health_UCM_305173_Article.jsp

  • 95. National Coalition for Heart and Stroke Research... National Coalition for Heart and Stroke Research. ... To increase public awareness about the importance of heart and stroke research. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/IssuesandCampaigns/Researc /National-Coalition-for-Heart-and-Stroke-Research_UCM_428347_Article.jsp jsp

  • 96. 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 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Understand ngRisk/Hidden-Stroke-Risk-Factors-for-Women_UCM_310403_Article.jsp

  • 97. American Heart Association and American Stroke Association ...... American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Linking Policy. Updated:Jan 10,2017. Thank you for your ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/General/American-Heart-Association- nd-American-Stroke-Association-Linking-Policy_UCM_303551_Article.jsp

  • 98. 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/

  • 99. 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

  • 100. Prevent Another Stroke... with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to support our efforts and help stroke survivors prevent additional strokes. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/PreventAno herStroke/Prevent-Another-Stroke_UCM_496208_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 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%