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  • 1. How Cigarettes Damage Your Body... Although cigarette smoking alone increases your risk of coronary heart disease, it ... You can start getting better the day you put down the cigarettes. ...

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  • 2. Smoking & Cardiovascular Disease (Heart Disease)... Cigarette smoking increases the risk of coronary heart disease by itself. ... What about cigarette smoking and stroke and peripheral arterial disease? ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/QuitSmoking/QuittingR sources/Smoking-Cardiovascular-Disease-Heart-Disease_UCM_305187_Article.jsp le.jsp

  • 3. CDC: Youth e-cigarette use drops for the first time - News on ...... sale laws for all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes; including e-cigarettes in smoke-free policies; monitoring e-cigarette marketing; conducting ...

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  • 4. Quality-Research-Publications - cigarette smokingSkip to Content x. Hurricane Resources: Help for those impacted by recent catastrophic storms. American Heart Association ...

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  • 5. Keep Kids Away from E-Cigarettes - Heart Insight Mag ...... About 76 percent of e-cigarette users said they also smoked conventional cigarettes. E-cigarettes and children are not a good match. ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Spring-2015/Keep-Kids-Away-from-E-C garettes/

  • 6. Teen e-cigarette use falls for the first time - News on Heart.org... of e-cigarettes to young people is a concern for the health community, as well as the possibility that they will later become tobacco cigarette smokers ...

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  • 7. One e-cigarette may lead to adrenaline changes in ...... “While e-cigarettes typically deliver fewer carcinogens than are found in the tar of tobacco cigarette smoke, they also usually deliver nicotine. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/one-e-cigarette-may-lead-to-adrena ine-changes-in-nonsmokers-hearts

  • 8. American Heart Association Issues E-Cigarette ...... While the toxic substances in e-cigarettes are lower than those in cigarette smoke, non-smokers could be involuntarily exposed to nicotine in any ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/american-heart-association-issues- -cigarette-recommendations

  • 9. Experts urge zero tolerance for secondhand cigarette smoke ...... as mainstream smoke, the smoke that is inhaled by the cigarette smoker, Raghuveer ... prohibit smoking in public places and taxes on cigarettes don't ...

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  • 10. Surgeon General's report warns e-cigarettes a 'public health ...... I feel like we shouldn't have invented something that could be more harmful than a regular cigarette, it even says in the text ” E-cigarettes can be ...

    news.heart.org/surgeon-generals-report-warns-e-cigarettes- -public-health-threat/



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
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%