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  • 11. Smoking and Your Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke (Spanish brochure) This brochure details the effect smoking has on the cardiovascular system and specifically how smoke and secondhand smoke can increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. It also offers detailed tips for quitting, and includes coping skills.
  • 12. Utah doctor leads charge on e-cigarette policy ?We?re seeing the same advertisement techniques for vaping products as were used for tobacco products in the 50?s and 60?s ? creating the illusion that they?re sexy and safe. Dr. Barton contests, ?With bubble gum flavored liquids that contain carcinogens, nicotine, formaldehyde and propylene glycol -- those claims are just not true.?
  • 13. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Lifestyle and Risk Reduction The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets answer important questions about quitting smoking, improving your diet, increasing physical activity, and controlling cholesterol and high blood pressure.
  • 14. Food and Quitting Smoking The American Heart Association discusses food and the changes in your taste that occur when quitting smoking and also healthy snacks to help you handle urges to smoke.
  • 15. Hey Kids, Don't Smoke, Use Smokeless Tobacco, or Nicotine Products The American Heart Association helps kids understand the importance of not smoking or using smokeless tobacco products with Life's Simply 7 for Kids.
  • 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. The Rewards of Quitting The American Heart Association explains just some of the rewards you get when you quit smoking.
  • 18. For Your Children Brochure: Safeguard them from heart disease and stroke High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity and smoking have always been "adult" topics. But many children have the same risk factors as their parents. This brochure will help parents understand that childhood behaviors lead to adult behaviors. It will support efforts to curb the risk in children.
  • 19. Dealing with Urges to Smoke The American Heart Association understands that smoking urges can take you by surprise, so it helps to plan for them. Use the No-Smoking Confidence Assessment and Tips tool to help.
  • 20. How Cigarettes Damage Your Body The American Heart Association helps you learn how cigarettes damage your body.


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
2013-2014 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 21.8%
  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
  • Community Services: 6.7%
  • Management & General: 8.6%
  • Fundraising: 12.3%