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  • 111. What Is Excessive Blood Clotting (Hypercoagulation)? ...... A stroke can cause lasting brain damage, long-term disability, paralysis ... been reviewed and approved by the American Heart Association, based on ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/venous-thromboembolism/what is-excessive-blood-clotting-hypercoagulation

  • 112. Health Screening Services | American Heart Association... The American Heart Association is launching a science-based Health Screening Services business as part of a larger strategy to help create a ...

    www.heart.org/en/professional/workplace-health/health-scre ning-services

  • 113. AHA Funded Research Milestones... jurisdiction over tobacco products. 1997. American Stroke Association Forms, The AHA's Stroke Division is created. The next year ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ResearchPrograms/Award esResearchAccomplishments/UCM_320490_AHA-Funded-Research-Milestones.jsp sp

  • 114. Medicine Assistance Programs | American Heart Association... doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community ... and approved by the American Heart Association, based on ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/cardiac-rehab/managing-your medicines/medicine-assistance-programs

  • 115. Medications for Arrhythmia | American Heart Association... or to prevent the recurrence if the patient has already had a stroke. ... has been reviewed and approved by the American Heart Association, based on ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/arrhythmia/prevention--trea ment-of-arrhythmia/medications-for-arrhythmia

  • 116. Uncommon Causes of Stroke... but they are not typically the cause of ischemic strokes. ... are also found in association with oral ... with immune-mediated illnesses, syphilis, and stroke. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/ReadSCNow/Uncommon-Survivors_UCM_461424_Article.jsp

  • 117. George Peters' Story... He quickly recognized the stroke symptoms because he'd seen the American Stroke Association's public service announcement: “Time Lost is ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Inspir tionalStories/George-Peters-Story_UCM_426682_Article.jsp

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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%