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  • 31. Lifestyle Changes and Cholesterol The American Heart Association explains lifestyle changes to lower high cholesterol including eating a heart-healthy diet, regular physical activity and quitting smoking.
  • 32. Smoking and Your Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke 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.
  • 33. Getting Healthy The American Heart Association's Getting Healthy 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.5/14/13 10:39 PM
  • 34. Hey Kids, Don't Smoke or Use Smokeless Tobacco The American Heart Association helps kids understand the importance of not smoking or using smokeless tobacco with Life's Simply 7 for Kids.
  • 35. Tobacco and Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how tobacco affects blood pressure and the benefits of quitting smoking.
  • 36. Building a Tobacco-Free Nation National advocacy department web page with general info on AHA's federal and state tobacco control work
  • 37. Tips to Sticking with Lifestyle Changes Lifestyle changes seem simple enough, so why don't many of us stick with healthy changes to our lifestyles? The American Heart Association offers this advice about staying focused in your lifestyle change efforts to improve your high cholesterol level and your heart health.
  • 38. The Rewards of Quitting The American Heart Association explains just some of the rewards you get when you quit smoking.
  • 39. Smoke-free Living: Benefits & Milestones The American Heart Association offers these smoke-free living benefits & milestones to look forward to after you quit.


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%