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  • 11. Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease, Stroke | American Heart ...... is the leading cause of death in the United States, and stroke is also ... at Birmingham and the incoming president of the American Heart Association. ...

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  • 12. Air Pollution and Heart Disease, Stroke | American Heart ...... In 2004, the American Heart Association issued a scientific statement concluding that ... can increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, arrhythmias and ...

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  • 13. OCTOBER: Diversity & Health Equity, Hispanic Heritage ...... in the American Heart Association's Circulation: Cardiovascular ... together can help fight stroke 365 days ... 80 percent of strokes are preventable, and ...

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  • 14. May is American Stroke Month and National High Blood ...... Did you know? 80% of strokes are preventable! ... American Stroke Month 2018 Infographic text copyright American Heart Association. ...

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  • 15. Target Stroke℠ Publications | American Heart Association... Additionally, the study was recognized by the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association as one of the top advances in heart disease ...

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  • 18. American Heart Association - Heart and Stroke Coalitions... Get Involved: Give; Advocate; Volunteer; SHOP. Our Sites. Our Sites: American Heart Association; American Stroke Association; CPR & ECC; ...

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  • 19. Boilerplates | American Heart Association... We collaborate with numerous organizations and millions of volunteers to fund innovative research ... About the American Stroke Association. ...

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  • 20. How High Blood Pressure Can Lead to Stroke | American ...... Search American Heart Association Search". ... Often called a “mini stroke,” these warning strokes should be taken very seriously. ...

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Our Mission

Community

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%