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  • 21. Heart Attack What is a heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction? What is coronary heart disease and coronary artery disease? The American Heart Association explains the Warning Signs of Heart Attack, Risk of Heart Attack, Symptoms of Heart Attack, Treatment of Heart Attack, diagnosis of heart attack, heart attack resources, heart attack tools, heart attack symptoms, heart attack signs, heart attack warning signs.
  • 22. Resources For Caregivers These resources from The American Heart Association will help you better care for someone who has heart disease or who has had a heart attack, heart surgery or a stroke.
  • 23. Tools For Your Heart Health The American Heart Association provides resources and tools for your cardiovadcular health.
  • 24. Cholesterol Tools and Resources Monitoring and maintaining healthy cholesterol levels is easy when you have the right tools. These resources will help you talk with your doctor about developing the right plan for you, understand your doctor's instructions, follow your plan and learn how to make diet and lifestyle changes easy and lasting.
  • 25. AFib Resources For Patients & Professionals Find afib resources for patients and healthcare professionals, plus a list of FAQs about atrial fibrillation.
  • 26. Rise Above Heart Failure Toolkit Use American Heart Association tools and resources to empower your patients living with heart failure.
  • 27. Heart Attack Tools and Resources Find American Heart Association tools and resources for heart attack survivors and caregivers, including interactive animations and quizzes, downloadable patient sheets and more.
  • 28. Print and Web Resources The American Heart Association provides print and web resources and tools for your heart health.
  • 29. Patient Education Resources for Healthcare Professionals The American Heart Association helps your patients learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
  • 30. Help For Heart Failure Caregivers Becoming a caregiver for someone with heart failure requires a long-term commitment of time and energy. The American Heart Association believes as a caregiver, you need a plan and you need support.


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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%