Results for 'stroke association'
  • Results 121 - 150 of about 4550.
  • 121. A Diet Soda a Day May Raise Risk of Stroke & Dementia ...... published in the science journal Stroke, examined consumption ... not find that same association with sugary ... drinks directly cause strokes or dementia ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Fall-2017/A-Diet-Soda-a-Day-May-Rai e-Risk-of-Stroke-Dementia/

  • 122. Early brain stimulation may help stroke survivors recover ...... may help stroke survivors recover speech and language skills more quickly, according to a study in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/News/NewsReleases/Early-brain-stimu ation-may-help-stroke-survivors-recover-speech_UCM_453744_Article.jsp

  • 123. tPA: the Sooner, the Better - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... at the hospital have a lower risk for disability afterward, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/tPA-the Sooner-the-Better/

  • 124. When Men Take Care - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... partners, according to research presented at the Nursing Symposium taking place during the American Stroke Association's International Stroke ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/When-Me -Take-Care/

  • 125. A New Alternative to Warfarin - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions ... well as warfarin in preventing strokes, while significantly ... that can increase the risk for stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2014/A-New-A ternative-to-Warfarin/

  • 126. Consequences of Depression - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... to determine the development of strokes or coronary ... the increased risk of stroke compared to ... A similar association observed for coronary heart ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Consequ nces-of-Depression/

  • 127. Early Brain Stimulation After Stroke - Stroke Connection ...... Let's Talk About Stroke is a series of downloadable patient information sheets, created by the American Stroke Association, that presents ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2014/Early-B ain-Stimulation-After-Stroke/

  • 128. State Specific Information... The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association advocates for sound public policy strategies aimed at reducing heart disease and ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/StateIssues/FindStateSpeci icInformation/State-Specific-Information_UCM_428972_Article.jsp

  • 129. How to be a Happy Caregiver - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Let's Talk About Stroke is a series of downloadable patient information sheets, created by the American Stroke Association, that presents ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2014/How-to- e-a-Happy-Caregiver/

  • 130. More Good News About Aspirin - Stroke Connection ...... Let's Talk About Stroke is a series of downloadable patient information sheets, created by the American Stroke Association, that presents ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2015/More-Go d-News-About-Aspirin/

  • 131. Congenital Risk - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring 2016... defects are more susceptible to strokes, Marelli stressed ... believe they are having a stroke,” Marelli said. Source: American Heart Association News. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Congeni al-Risk/

  • 132. Changing Behavior - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... Let's Talk About Stroke is a series of downloadable patient information sheets, created by the American Stroke Association, that presents ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/Changin -Behavior/

  • 133. Inherited High Cholesterol Increases Risk - Stroke Connection ...... Small Strokes Offer Big Info. ... will be at the highest risk of another stroke or when ... research published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Inherited High-Cholesterol-Increases-Risk/index.php?cp=4&si=45

  • 134. Stroke Council Early Career Development... the involvement of emerging scientists with the American Heart Association. ... research projects related to cardiovascular disease, stroke and basic ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Sci ntificCouncils/UCM_323344_Stroke-Council-Early-Career-Development.jsp

  • 135. Meds Can't Work If You Don't TakeThem - Stroke Connection ...... Let's Talk About Stroke is a series of downloadable patient information sheets, created by the American Stroke Association, that presents ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Meds-Ca t-Work-If-You-Dont-TakeThem/

  • 136. Guidelines for Adult Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery... No,UserLocale=null,xSubCategory=,dpEvent=null,xComments=The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association releases the 8th ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_485187 Guidelines-for-Adult-Stroke-Rehabilitation-and-Recovery.jsp

  • 137. Little Money, Big Risk - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... to the American Heart Association 2015 Statistical ... white adults to have a first-ever stroke. ... attacks, heart disease deaths, strokes and cardiovascular ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/Little-Mo ey-Big-Risk/

  • 138. Stroke and Neuroscience... for patients recovering from lowest severity strokes, defined as ... Stroke Council. The American Heart Association's mission is “building healthier lives ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/Communities/StrokeandN uroscience/UCM_475310_Stroke-and-Neuroscience.jsp

  • 139. Focus on Quality... The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recognizes award-winning hospitals for their success in using our programs to ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/GetWithTheGuidelinesHF troke/Focus-on-Quality-Home-Page_UCM_306348_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 140. 404 Error Page... All health/medical information on this website has been reviewed and approved by the American Heart Association, based on scientific research ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Giving/Wills,Trusts,Annuities/WhySh uldIMakeaPlannedGift?/Marie-DeStefano---Stroke-Survivor-and-American-Heart-Association-Supporter_UCM_300739_Article.jsp Heart-Association-Supporter_UCM_300739_Article.jsp

  • 141. Protect Your Heart, Protect Your Brain... disease and stroke. In 1997, the organization created the American Stroke Association division to focus entirely on stroke. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Understand ngRisk/Protect-Your-Heart-Protect-Your-Brain_UCM_439306_Article.jsp

  • 142. Aspirin and Heart Disease... isn't advised during a stroke, because not ... could potentially make these bleeding strokes more severe. ... by the American Heart Association, based on ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HeartAttack/PreventionTr atmentofHeartAttack/Aspirin-and-Heart-Disease_UCM_321714_Article.jsp

  • 143. How High Blood Pressure Can Lead to Stroke... a “mini stroke,” these warning strokes should be ... Don't let high blood pressure lead to stroke. ... approved by the American Heart Association, based on ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HighBloodPressure/LearnH wHBPHarmsYourHealth/How-High-Blood-Pressure-Can-Lead-to-Stroke_UCM_301824_Article.jsp 1824_Article.jsp

  • 144. Patients find inspiration with HeartCare Channel... with the HeartCare Channel, an educational resource of the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association and The Wellness Network. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Patients-find-inspiratio -with-HeartCare-Channel_UCM_487405_Article.jsp

  • 145. Keep Using It! - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2015... published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. ... several health problems with stroke being one ... may help prevent future strokes in older ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2015/Keep-Us ng-It/

  • 146. Sponsorship Opportunities... treat stroke patients and prevent future strokes. ... in supporting the 5.5 million stroke survivors and ... initiatives the American Heart Association will help ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Giving/ForCompanies/SponsorshipOppo tunities/Sponsorship-Opportunities_UCM_303637_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 147. Taking Care When Treating Atrial Fibrillation - Stroke ...... risks, according to a statement from the American Heart Association. ... In broad strokes, I think ... A stroke or blood clot often can be deadly,” Barnes said ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Taking-Ca e-When-Treating-Atrial-Fibrillation/

  • 148. Raising the Voice of Young Survivors - Stroke Connection ...... Research in Washington, DC in 2013 by the American Stroke Association. ... In this role, I globally represent stroke support organizations. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/Raising-t e-Voice-of-Young-Survivors/

  • 149. Annual Report/Health Equity and Inclusion Report... The American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association's 2016-17 Annual Report (PDF) describes how we fulfill our mission of building ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Giving/YourDollarsatWork/AHAAnnualR port/Annual-ReportHealth-Equity-and-Inclusion-Report_UCM_448427_Article.jsp le.jsp

  • 150. Council Awards and Lectures... The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association scientific councils' awards acknowledge significant achievements in cardiovascular ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Awa dsLectures/UCM_316912_Council-Awards-and-Lectures.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%