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  • 1. Heat-not-burn cigarettes may still harm the heart, as FDA ...... Users purchase HeatSticks mini-cigarettes that contain engineered strips of tobacco and an IQOS holder. The mini-cigarette is inserted into ...

    news.heart.org/heat-not-burn-cigarettes-may-still-harm-hea t-fda-mulls-approval/

  • 2. 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

  • 3. 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

  • 4. 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 ...

    news.heart.org/cdc-youth-e-cigarette-use-drops-first-time/

  • 5. E-cigarette users are more likely to be used by alcohol ...... smokers. Former smokers were 23 times likely to use e-cigarette, within the last three months of quitting cigarettes. With ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/e-cigarettes-are-more-likely-to-be used-by-alcohol-drinkers-and-former-cigarette-smokers

  • 6. 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

  • 7. 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 ...

    news.heart.org/teen-e-cigarette-use-falls-for-the-first-ti e/

  • 8. 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/

  • 9. Electronic Cigarettes... American Heart Association Release E-Cigarette Policy Statement. Learn about AHA's first policy statement on e-cigarettes and how the ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_466970 Electronic-Cigarettes.jsp

  • 10. Popular e-cigarette liquid flavorings may change, damage ...... The study examined 15 chemicals used to flavor e-cigarette liquids, both when heated and unheated. E-cigarettes heat liquids to different ...

    news.heart.org/popular-ecigarette-liquid-flavorings-change damage-heart-muscle-cells/



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%