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  • 91. Heart-Healthy Holiday Gifts The American Heart Association offers these small heart-healthy holiday gift ideas.
  • 92. How Can I Make My Lifestyle Healthier? Learn things you can do to make your lifestyle healthier.
  • 93. About PGR Partnership_1435599588640 About Philly Goes Red
  • 94. WSA Online Health Fair Kit Are you having a health fair? This site is designed to provide a variety of valuable, self-serve resources. We appreciate your interest in and support of the American Heart Association!
  • 95. How to Have a Heart-Healthy Halloween The American Heart Association offers these tips to make your Halloween festivities fun, safe, and healthy for you, your family, all those trick-or-treaters and party guests.
  • 96. How to Eat Healthy on a Budget The American Heart Association explains how to eat healthy on a budget.
  • 97. Insurance Coverage and Heart Defects The American Heart Association knows that understanding insurance billing and insurance coverage can be tricky, especially when you have congenital heart disease, but knowing a few simple facts can make things much easier.
  • 98. Doctor Appointments: Questions to Ask Your Doctor The American Heart Association explains that one of the most important relationships you?ll ever have is the one you?ll develop with your doctor. Learn why.
  • 99. Healthy Kids The American Heart Association is working to help kids and families live heart-healthy lives. Use the resources below to help your family live longer, healthier lives. Learn how.
  • 100. Healthcare Providers Through dynamic training solutions, the American Heart Association prepares healthcare providers to effectively respond to life-threatening cardiac events. A variety of course options with continuing ed credits are available.


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%