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  • 81. Can statins help prevent brain aneurysms from rupturing? ...... In a study published in the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's journal Stroke, researchers looked at cholesterol levels and ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2018/Can-sta ins-help-prevent-brain-aneurysms-from-rupturing/

  • 82. High Blood Pressure, AFib and Your Risk of Stroke | American ...... of Miami and past president of the American Heart Association. ... more than five times the risk of stroke.”. ... impact on the number of strokes attributed to ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/atrial-fibrillation/why-atr al-fibrillation-af-or-afib-matters/high-blood-pressure-afib-and-your-risk-of-stroke risk-of-stroke

  • 83. Eating More Fiber May Reduce Stroke Risk -- Go Red For ...... with soluble fiber and stroke risk, and ... is lower than the American Heart Association's recommendation of ... to lower risk for strokes,” Threapleton said. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/eating-more-fibe -may-reduce-stroke-risk/

  • 84. Million Hearts® | American Heart Association... Search. American Heart Association. ... to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in 5 ... selected for their impact on heart disease, stroke, and related ...

    www.heart.org/en/professional/million-hearts

  • 85. Don't Leave High Blood Pressure Untreated - Stroke ...... increase your risk of developing a brain bleed, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Dont-Le ve-High-Blood-Pressure-Untreated/

  • 86. Refining Stroke Treatment - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... The program, Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke, established by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association in 2003, helps ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Refinin -Stroke-Treatment/

  • 87. Diminishing Quality of Life - 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/Winter-2016/Diminis ing-Quality-of-Life/

  • 88. Heart.org Content Editorial Process | American Heart ...... The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – two of America's leading killers. ...

    www.heart.org/en/about-us/statements-and-policies/heartorg content-editorial-process

  • 89. Recipes | Stroke Connection Magazine... Recipes. Delicious heart healthy recipes and tips from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Simple Cooking With Heart. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Recipes/

  • 90. Caregiver Support | American Heart Association... American Heart Association. Caregiver Support. ... Stroke. A full 80 percent of strokes are preventable. Learn about risk factors for stroke. ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/caregiver-support


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%