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  • 1. Building a Tobacco-Free Nation... Building a Tobacco-Free Nation. Updated:May 1,2017. ... Our federal advocacy priorities to reduce and prevent tobacco use are: ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/IssuesandCampaigns/Prevent on/Building-a-Tobacco-Free-Nation_UCM_311388_Article.jsp

  • 2. Tobacco Control - State Issues... Tobacco Control - State Issues. Updated:Aug 2,2016. ... The impact of tobacco control programs on adult smoking. Am J Public Health. ...

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

  • 3. Tobacco Control... Tobacco Control. ... The current priority is to reduce exposure to secondhand smoke by reducing tobacco use, particularly among children. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/StateIssues/TobaccoControl Tobacco-Control_UCM_425227_Article.jsp

  • 4. Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act... 中文 (Simplified Chinese). Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. Updated:Jun 6 ...

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  • 5. Smoking & Cardiovascular Disease (Heart Disease)... Fighting Tobacco Deaths through Advocacy. ... Read more about how we are Reducing Tobacco-Related Deaths Through Advocacy. ...

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  • 6. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Quitting Smoking... Is it safe for me to use smokeless tobacco products to help me quit smoking? No tobacco product is safe. Smokeless tobacco ...

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  • 7. Smoking, High Blood Pressure and Your Health... For your overall health and to reduce your risk for heart attack and stroke, avoid all forms of tobacco as well as secondhand smoke. Learn more: ...

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  • 8. EmPOWERED to Serve Tobacco-Free Commitment... EmPOWERED to Serve Tobacco-Free Commitment. Login or Sign Up to save and share your favorite recipes! Sign In / Sign up. ...

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  • 9. Chemicals used to flavor tobacco may damage blood vessels ...... Chemicals used to flavor tobacco may damage blood vessels. By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS. Flavored cigars ...

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  • 10. Heart on the Hill - May 2016... Heart on the Hill - May 2016. FDA Issues Historic Tobacco Regulation Covering E-cigarettes and Cigars. ... Tobacco Riders Still in Appropriations Bill. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/AvocacyNewsroom/Heart-on-t e-Hill---May-2016_UCM_485556_Article.jsp



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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%