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  • 11. Medicines That Can Help You Quit Smoking The American Heart Association offers information about the medicines and nicotine replacement options to help you quit smoking.
  • 12. Cardiac Rehabilitation and Quitting Smoking The American Heart Association explains to cardiac rehab patients how important it is to quit smoking.
  • 13. Smoke-free Living: Benefits & Milestones The American Heart Association offers these smoke-free living benefits & milestones to look forward to after you quit.
  • 14. Get Ready To Quit Smoking The American Heart Association helps you look at quitting smoking as a five-step process.
  • 15. How Cigarettes Damage Your Body The American Heart Association helps you learn how cigarettes damage your body.
  • 16. Why Quit Smoking? Smoking is the most important preventable cause of premature death in the United States. The American Heart Association provides information on how cigarettes damage your body so that you can stop smoking today.
  • 17. Prevention and Treatment of PAD The American Heart Association explains that treatment for PAD focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease. In most cases, lifestyle changes, exercise and claudication medications are enough to slow the progression or even reverse the symptoms of PAD.
  • 18. Quit Smoking The American Heart Association states that smoking is the most important preventable cause of premature death in the United States. Learn how to quit smoking, the risks of smoking, the damage of smoking, how to get ready to quit smoking, medicines to help quit smoking.


Our Mission

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

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%