Results for 'stroke association'
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  • 61. 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/

  • 62. Horses, Music May Boost Stroke Recovery - Stroke ...... published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke ... even years after a stroke, using motivating ... women who had suffered strokes 10 months ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Horses-Mu ic-May-Boost-Stroke-Recovery/

  • 63. New Jersey Heartsavers and Stroke Heroes... children or adults), groups, organizations and businesses in ... to strengthen the American Heart Association l American Stroke Association Chain of ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Affiliate/New-Jersey-Heartsavers-an -Stroke-Heroes_UCM_487431_Article.jsp

  • 64. 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

  • 65. Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke... and research scientist at Duke University “If you have a stroke in your ... Kraus, who is also a volunteer for the American Heart Association, said you ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /Family-History-and-Heart-Disease-Stroke_UCM_442849_Article.jsp

  • 66. Depression Increases Risk of Stroke in Women -- Go Red For ...... in which researchers examined the association between depression and ... 177 first-time strokes occurred during ... that can affect stroke risks, including ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/depression-increases-risk-of-stroke-in-women/

  • 67. What Happens Next? - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... With that in mind last year, stroke experts from the American Stroke Association published its first-ever Guidelines for Stroke Rehabilitation and ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/What-Ha pens-Next-Making-the-Best-Decisions-at-Discharge-After-Stroke/

  • 68. Rehabbing Body & Mind - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... significantly improve brain function in stroke survivors, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Rehabbi g-Body-Mind/

  • 69. Together to End Stroke... About 80 percent of strokes are preventable. ... Learn how to spot a stroke and get help FAST Watch this FAST Parody Music Video to learn the signs. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/General/Together-to-En -Stroke_UCM_448718_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 70. Heart-and-Stroke-Encyclopedia - 2004-11-25 - The American ...... Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. ... medical information on this website has been reviewed and approved by the American Heart Association, based on ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Encyclopedia/Heart-and-Stroke-Encyc opedia_UCM_445084_ContentIndex.jsp?title=2004-11-25%20-%20The%20American%20Heart%20Association%20Get%20With%20The%20Guidelines%20 can%20Heart%20Association%20Get%20With%20The%20Guidelines%20program.


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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%