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  • 91. Reduce Blood Sugar with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to reduce blood sugar using these simple tips.
  • 92. Central Coast is Why What is your motivation for leading a heart healthy life? Is it your family? Is it to retire or take that dream vacation? We want to know your why. Why? Life is Why. Central Coast is Why.
  • 93. Register or Find a System of Care Register or Find a System of Care
  • 94. How to Help Prevent Heart Disease - At Any Age The American Heart Association explains how to prevent heart disease in your 20's, 30's, 40's, 50's and beyond. Here's how!
  • 95. Northern Nevada is Why What is your motivation for leading a heart healthy life? Is it your family? Is it to retire or take that dream vacation? We want to know your why. Why? Life is Why. Northern Nevada is Why.
  • 96. Healthy For Life Learn how to make healthy food choices with the American Heart Association! Visit our Healthy for Life website to register and receive free resources.
  • 97. Mission Lifeline Montana Mini Conference Sept 25 Join us for a Mission: Lifeline Montana Mini Conference on September 27, 2017 at the Red Lion in Polson, MT.
  • 98. Lifestyle Change Award Nomination - Greater Portland Hey Portland & Southwest Washington! Have you or someone you know made a healthy lifestyle change? Fill out this form to nominate them for the Lifestyle Change Award!
  • 99. You Don't Have to Forsake Latino Traditions for Heart Health In a recent Huffington Post article, American Heart Association deputy chief science officer Eduardo Sanchez encouraged all women to reach Life?s Simple 7 wellness goals to be heart healthy. But, is it really that ?simple? for Hispanic women in light of their cultural traditions? ?Latinas are likely to develop heart disease 10 years earlier than white women,? said Sanchez, M.D., M.P.H.
  • 100. 7 Salty Myths BUSTED The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about sodium and salt by busting these common myths.


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%