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Results for ' physical activity'
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  • 61. Healthy Living The American Heart Association's Healthy Living website has information on nutrition, physical activity, weight management, stress management, how to raise your kids healthier and also information on how to quit smoking. Learn how to lose weight, lower stress, eat healthy, stop smoking, get more exercise and teach kids how to live healthy.
  • 62. Yoga Positions The American Heart Association offers an overview of the physical activity break yoga positions.
  • 63. Stadium Seat Moves overview of the physical activity break stadium seat moves
  • 64. Endurance Exercise (Aerobic) The American Heart Association explains endurance exercise and how it contributes to your overall fitness routine.
  • 65. 6 Simple Steps for Your Whole Family to be Heart Healthy The American Heart Association offers these tips on how to find time for the whole family to be heart healthy.
  • 66. Teenage Hormones and Heart Health The American Heart Association knows that if you?re a parent of a teenager, you?re probably familiar with the mood swings hormone surges can produce. You know how they affect temperament ? but what about heart health?
  • 67. Balance Exercise The American Heart Association explains balance exercise and how it contributes to your overall fitness routine.
  • 68. Making a Commitment to Fitness The American Heart Association helps you make the decision to start a physical activity routine to improve your heart health and over-all well being.
  • 69. Get Moving Tips for Caregivers The American Heart Association offers caregivers these tips to help you get regular physical activity keeping you fit for a job that can be physically and mentally draining.
  • 70. Breaking Down Barriers to Fitness The American Heart Association helps you break down common barriers to fitness by offering these simple solutions.


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%



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