Results for 'stroke association'
  • Results 111 - 120 of about 6210.
  • 111. 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/

  • 112. Aspirin and Heart Disease... Taking aspirin isn't advised during a stroke, because not all strokes are caused by blood clots. Most strokes are caused ...

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

  • 113. 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/

  • 114. 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/

  • 115. 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/

  • 116. 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/

  • 117. 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/

  • 118. 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/

  • 119. 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

  • 120. 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/



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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%