Results for 'stroke association'
  • Results 51 - 60 of about 6190.
  • 51. Stroke is Always a Medical Emergency - Stroke Connection ...... stroke patients admitted to more than 1,600 hospitals participating in the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/Stroke- s-Always-a-Medical-Emergency/

  • 52. What to Do iI Having a Stroke: Call for EMS -- Go Red For ...... patients arriving at emergency rooms at 1,563 hospitals participating in the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/what-to-do-if-having-a-stroke-call-for-ems/

  • 53. American Heart/American Stroke Association... on heart disease and stroke while raising valuable funds to support research of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. ...

    honor.americanheart.org/site/PageNavigator/BearBryantAward Page.html

  • 54. Heart Insight Magazine | American Heart Association... way toward preventing heart attack, stroke and kidney ... risk for heart attacks and strokes just got ... new statistics from the American Heart Association. ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/

  • 55. MIND diet slows cognitive decline in stroke survivors - Stroke ...... slow cognitive decline in stroke survivors, according to preliminary research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/MIND-di t-slows-cognitive-decline-in-stroke-survivors/

  • 56. The Golden Generation - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... of the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association. ... 1954 had lower rates of stroke than those ... Boomers are less likely to have strokes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/The-Gol en-Generation/

  • 57. Gifts Everyone Can Afford... Gifts to charitable organizations are excluded from estate tax. ... gift to the American Heart Association or American Stroke Association by including ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Giving/WillsTrustsandAnnuities/Ways oGift/Gifts-Everyone-Can-Afford_UCM_486800_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 58. Stroke Recovery Resources... American Stroke Association is launching Target: Stroke Phase II to continue eliminating treatment delays for people who suffer ischemic strokes. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Togetherto ndStroke/www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Stroke-Recovery-Resources_UCM_481572_SubHomePage.jsp overy-Resources_UCM_481572_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 59. Laws Improve Stroke Treatment - Stroke Connection ...... and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association began certifying ... 20 percent have been certified by state organizations and six ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/Laws-Impr ve-Stroke-Treatment/

  • 60. AHA/ASA Cryptogenic Stroke Initiative... STEPS TO HELP AVOID ANOTHER STROKE, Clot-related strokes are largely ... Supports the American Heart Association/American Stroke ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Cryptoge icStrokeInitiative/Medtronic-Cryptogenic-Stroke-Initiative_UCM_473504_SubHomePage.jsp _SubHomePage.jsp



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%