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  • 1. 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/

  • 2. Popular e-cigarette liquid flavorings may change, damage ...... less harmful than conventional cigarettes but still ... to study the effects of e-cigarette liquid ingredients ... how smoke and aerosol tobacco affect vascular ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Spring-2018/Popular-e-cigarette-liq id-flavorings-may-change-damage-heart-muscle-cells/

  • 3. E-cigarettes may help adults switch from conventional ...... is to abstain from any other tobacco or nicotine ... made in the AHA's 2014 e-cigarette policy statement ... out” on the benefits and harms of e-cigarettes. ...

    news.heart.org/e-cigarettes-encourage-smoking-among-teens/

  • 4. Keep Kids Away from E-Cigarettes - Heart Insight Mag ...... cigarettes or some other tobacco product," said ... involving exposures to both e-cigarette devices and ... the key ingredients in e-cigarettes are powerful ...

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

  • 5. Can E-cigarettes Help You Quit Smoking? - Heart Insight Mag ...... Can E-cigarettes Help You Quit Smoking? ... Talk to your healthcare provider about other ways to quit smoking, and give e-cigarettes a pass. ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/August-2014/Can-E-cigarettes-Help-Y u-Quit-Smoking/

  • 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 ...

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

  • 7. Surgeon General's report warns e-cigarettes a 'public health ...... of-sale laws for all tobacco products, including ... smoke-free policies,; Monitoring e-cigarette marketing,; ... about the harms of e-cigarettes among young ...

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

  • 8. New National Academies report welcome contribution to e ...... in the association's 2014 e-cigarette policy statement. ... remember that switching to e-cigarettes does not ... ultimate goal – quitting tobacco and ending ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/new-national-academies-report-welc me-contribution-to-e-cigarette-debate-says-the-american-heart-association tion

  • 9. Sharp Uptick in Youth E-Cigarette Use an Alarming Trend ...... E-cigarette use has tripled among high school and middle school students. The popularity of e-cigarettes has been fueled by a tobacco industry ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/sharp-uptick-in-youth-e-cigarette- se-an-alarming-trend-says-american-heart-association

  • 10. High-schoolers who try e-cigs are more likely to smoke - Heart ...... the last year, e-cigarette use has tripled among middle and high school students, surpassing traditional cigarettes and every other tobacco product. ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Spring-2016/High-schoolers-who-try- -cigs-are-more-likely-to-smoke/



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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%