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  • 21. American Heart Association News brings you the latest ...... News; Stroke. Stroke News. Browse News: ... 'Plateau' in progress on heart disease, stroke deaths. Nov 29, 2018. The rate of ...

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  • 22. Recovery Resource Page for Patients... 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/Recove y-Resource-Page-for-Patients_UCM_496025_Article.jsp

  • 23. 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. ...

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  • 24. Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke | American Heart ...... Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke. Is heart disease or stroke in your family? If so, your risk may be higher. Did your father have a stroke? ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/consumer-healthcare/what-is cardiovascular-disease/family-history-and-heart-disease-stroke

  • 25. 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

  • 26. 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/

  • 27. How High Blood Pressure Can Lead to Stroke | American ...... clot. Often called a “mini stroke,” these warning strokes should be taken very seriously. See what happens during a TIA. ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/high-blood-pressure/health- hreats-from-high-blood-pressure/how-high-blood-pressure-can-lead-to-stroke troke

  • 28. Communication Challenges After Stroke... Communication Challenges After Stroke. After a stroke, many people face communication challenges. ... Subscribe to Stroke Connection. ...

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  • 29. Cognitive Challenges After Stroke... “We tend to see more short-term memory problems in people with left-brain stroke,” says Dr. Spradlin. ... “People with right-brain strokes have memory ...

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  • 30. Stroke Council... Stroke Council. ... Karen L. Furie, MD, MPH, FAHA Chair, Stroke Council. International Stroke Conference 2019. Nursing Symposium: Feb. ...

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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%