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  • 11. Prevention and Treatment of PAD The American Heart Association explains that treatment for PAD focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease. In most cases, lifestyle changes, exercise and claudication medications are enough to slow the progression or even reverse the symptoms of PAD.
  • 12. Resources for Quitting Smoking Resources to quit smoking from The American Heart Association.
  • 13. Medicines To Help You Quit Smoking The American Heart Association offers information ab out the medicines and nicotine replacement options to help you quit smoking.
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. Tobacco and Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how tobacco affects blood pressure and the benefits of quitting smoking.
  • 16. Quit Smoking for Good Brochure This brochure provides helpful hints on how to stop smoking and maintain a nonsmoking lifestyle. It also includes a quit-smoking plan, discusses coping skills and offers tips on avoiding weight gain.
  • 17. The Effects of Smoking (Spanish brochure) Provides information on the dangers of smoking as well as the risks posed by secondary or environmental smoke.
  • 18. Cardiac Rehabilitation and Quitting Smoking The American Heart Association explains to cardiac rehab patients how important it is to quit smoking.
  • 19. Safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke_1277477874666 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.
  • 20. Quitting Smoking and Other Educational Brochures The American Heart Association offers these health education packets and brochures with content designed to help you better understand your treatments, successfully manage your condition and reduce your risk.


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
2012-2013 Expenditures

  • Research: 21.7%
  • Public Health Education: 36.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
  • Community Services: 6.1%
  • Management & General: 8.5%
  • Fundraising: 12.2%