Results for 'stroke association'
  • Results 111 - 120 of about 6190.
  • 111. New Online Support Network... The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has created an online community called the Support Network. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2015/Social- nd-Emotional-Support-Keys-to-Recovery/New-Online-Support-Network/

  • 112. Bi-partisan budget deal a win for heart and stroke patients ...... legislation, said American Heart Association CEO Nancy ... on Medicare who experience strokes need fast ... Stroke patients in urban/suburban areas ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/Bi-part san-budget-deal-a-win-for-heart-and-stroke-patients/

  • 113. 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

  • 114. New Guidelines for the Primary Stroke Prevention: A Closer ...... and the American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA ... Primary Prevention of Stroke guidelines rely on ... not endorsed by other professional organizations. ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_469086 New-Guidelines-for-the-Primary-Stroke-Prevention-A-Closer-Step-Toward.jsp .jsp

  • 115. Guidelines & Statements... No,UserLocale=null,xSubCategory=,dpEvent=null,xComments=The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association publish medical ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/GuidelinesStatements/U M_316885_Guidelines-Statements.jsp

  • 116. Survive Thrive & Lead - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... Dr. Donna Arnett, past president of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, has a couple of firsts to her credit: the first ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2014/Survive Thrive-Lead/

  • 117. Inherited High Cholesterol Increases Risk - Stroke Connection ...... are employed prior to and after suffering strokes are more ... preliminary research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Inherited High-Cholesterol-Increases-Risk/

  • 118. 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/

  • 119. 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/

  • 120. 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/



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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%