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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. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/QuitSmoking/QuittingS oking/How-Cigarettes-Damage-Your-Body_UCM_322735_Article.jsp

  • 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. Quality-Research-Publications - cigarette smokingSkip to Content x. FRAUD ALERT. Email solicitations to register for an "Africa USA Forum". ...

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  • 4. Quality-Research-Publications - cigarette%20smokingSkip to Content x. FRAUD ALERT. Email solicitations to register for an "Africa USA Forum". ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/FocusonQuality/Quality esearchPublications/Quality-Research-Publications_UCM_460000_ContentIndex.jsp?levelSelected=4&title=cigarette%2520smoking ndex.jsp?levelSelected=4&title=cigarette%2520smoking

  • 5. Heart on the Hill - February 2018... in the association's 2014 e-cigarette policy, which advocated for further research to fully understand the potential benefits and harms of e-cigarettes. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/AvocacyNewsroom/Heart-on-t e-Hill---February-2018_UCM_499455_Article.jsp

  • 6. 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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  • 7. Tobacco Control - State Issues... 6). The general consensus is that for every 10% increase in the real price of cigarettes, the increased cost reduces overall cigarette consumption by ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/StateIssues/TobaccoControl Tobacco-Control---State-Issues_UCM_458694_Article.jsp

  • 8. Hey Kids, Don't Smoke, Use Smokeless Tobacco, or Nicotine ...... Cigarette butts? HA!) Or try a smart response such as, “No thanks, cigarettes have a lot of really nasty chemicals in them that I don't want in my body ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/HealthyKids/LifesSimp e7forKids/Hey-Kids-Dont-Smoke-Use-Smokeless-Tobacco-or-Nicotine-Products_UCM_466542_Article.jsp cts_UCM_466542_Article.jsp

  • 9. Stall in e-cigarette use among youth, reflected in CDC survey ...... The number of young people surveyed who smoked e-cigarettes in 2017 is very close to the 2016 total when e-cigarette use came in just under 2.2 ...

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  • 10. Cardiac Rehabilitation and Quitting Smoking... Then cut down to five cigarettes for two or three days. On your Quit Day, stop smoking completely. Smoke only part of each cigarette. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/CardiacRehab/Cardia -Rehabilitation-and-Quitting-Smoking_UCM_307095_Article.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%