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  • 41. What's In It For Your Clients/Patients and You The American Heart Association helps you learn how the Heart-Check mark supports your efforts to help your clients/patients eat healthy.
  • 42. About - Kids Cook With Heart and Teens Cook With Heart Today 1 in 3 American children and teens is overweight or obese. Kids Cook With Heart / Teens Cook With Heart, the first American Heart Association program in the nation to integrate hands-on healthy cooking and nutrition with cardiovascular health education, aims to change that.
  • 43. Heart Insight Magazine and Monthly HI e-News Sign Up Each month our heart-health e-newsletters are packed with reliable, science-based news, tips and tools about managing your condition and improving your heart (and overall) health with a new recipe every month.
  • 44. Phoenix Abrazo Heart Check Heart Check - Abrazo Community Health Network including Abrazo Arrowhead Campus, Abrazo Central Campus, Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital, Abrazo Maryvale Campus and Abrazo Scottsdale Campus are proud to support the American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life campaign.
  • 45. Simple Cooking with Heart Strategic Alliances The American Heart Association would like to thank these Strategic Alliances for their support of our Simple Cooking with Heart program..
  • 46. Tracking Your Health Online The American Heart Association explains the importance of tracking your own health.
  • 47. Legacy of Heart Newsletter Summer 2016 Legacy of Heart Summer 2016 downloadable newsletter
  • 48. KCWH Chef Interest Form Would you like more information about becoming involved with our Kids Cook With Heart or Teens Cook With Heart program as a chef? Just fill out this form and we will get back to you A.S.A.P.
  • 49. Salem and Keizer, Oregon More information about our Kids Move With Heart partnership in Salem and Keizer, Oregon coming soon!
  • 50. Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Reasons Why There are a lot of reasons hospitals should participate in Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure.


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%