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  • 71. Compra de comestibles sin contar con un automóvil how to grocery shop without a car
  • 72. Recipes for Diabetes Management The American Heart Association offers these tasty recipes to help you manage diabetes.
  • 73. Protect NIH Funding Sequestration: Mandatory budget cuts that will seriously reduce NIH research funding and deprive Americans with heart disease and stroke of the innovative treatments they desperately need and deserve.
  • 74. AHA National Eating Healthy Day Photo Contest The American Heart Association announces National Eating Healthy Day photo contest. Register and begin eating healthy today!
  • 75. Have a Heart-Healthy Football Season The American Heart Association Explains that finding heart-healthy alternatives to high-fat foods common at football-watching parties is easy with these tips.
  • 76. Smart Substitutions The American Heart Association explains that healthy substitutions can help you cut down on saturated fats, trans fats and cholesterol, while noticing little, if any, difference in taste.
  • 77. How to Use Fresh Herbs The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program explains how to cook with fresh herbs, their flavor and what foods they are paired best with.
  • 78. Knife Skills 101 The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches you how to use knives safely.
  • 79. Teaching Gardens thrive in inner-city settings Teaching Gardens are taking root in many Latino communities around Southern California this spring -- teaching kids where food comes from and how eating fresh fruits and vegetables can improve their health.
  • 80. Top 5 Tips to Deal with Picky Eaters (Both Kids & Adults) The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program offers these tips to deal with picky eaters (both kids and adults).


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%