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  • 81. Sex and Heart Disease Is it safe to have sex after a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains the issues to consider when having sex with cardiovascular disease.
  • 82. Staying Active in Warm Weather The American Heart Association offers these top five tips on working out in the heat of summer.
  • 83. High Blood Pressure or Hypertension What is high blood pressure or hypertension? The American Heart Association provides information on blood pressure, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, hypertension, hypertensive crisis, monitoring blood pressure, preeclampsia, systolic, diastolic, risk of high blood pressure, tretment of high blood pressure, prevention of high blood pressure, lower blood pressure
  • 84. Recognition from Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Recognition from Get With The Guidelines-Stroke
  • 85. Vermont Go Red For Women Luncheon The American Heart Association's Vermont Go Red For Women Luncheon--filled with fun and educational opportunities--is a great day to share with friends and family.
  • 86. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 87. Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Overview Get With The Guidelines-Stroke: Find Out What The Program Does
  • 88. Disability Benefits and Health Insurance Options | Heart Disease and Stroke The American Heart Association explains Disability benefits and health insurance options for the disabled with heart disease or stroke.
  • 89. Inflammation and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains that although it is not proven that inflammation causes cardiovascular disease, inflammation is common for heart disease and stroke patients and is thought to be a sign or atherogenic response.
  • 90. Join Kids With Heart Have you or someone you care about suffered from heart disease or stroke? Give hope to others by sharing your story. At the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, we often get requests from the media, companies, schools, etc. for individuals to come and speak or just share their story. If your story fits a request made to us, we will contact you and ask for your permission to use your story. We do not share this information without prior permission from you. Kids, be sure to get your parent?s permission to get involved with us. If you are under 18 we will need a release form signed by a parent or legal guardian before publishing your story. Please contact Carrie Vines to complete this process. Thank you in advance for your help as we work together in the fight against heart disease and stroke!


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
2014-2015 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%