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  • 1. Health Policy News Statements & Testimonies Health Policy News Statements & Testimonies
  • 2. Quit Smoking With Life's Simple 7 Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn how to quit smoking with some simple steps from Life's Simple 7.
  • 3. Cardiac Rehabilitation and Quitting Smoking The American Heart Association explains to cardiac rehab patients how important it is to quit smoking.
  • 4. Smokefree Idaho Everyone has the right to breathe clean air. There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke and studies show that nonsmokers exposed to high levels of tobacco smoke on the job double their risk of getting lung cancer. There is overwhelming scientific evidence that secondhand tobacco smoke is directly linked to heart disease, the number one killer of both men and women. A person shouldn?t be forced to choose between their job and their health. We need your stories and support as we work in communities across our state to ensure the health of all workers. If you are willing to share your feelings on the issue please share them below.
  • 5. Life's Simple 7 Brochure (Spanish) A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's seven steps for achieving ideal cardiovascular health. Encourages the reader to take the My Life Check® assessment and create an action plan for a healthier life.
  • 6. 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.?
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. Why is it so hard to quit? The American Heart Association explains why it is so hard to quit smoking.
  • 9. Medicines That Can Help You Quit Smoking The American Heart Association offers information about the medicines and nicotine replacement options to help you quit smoking.
  • 10. Life's Simple 7® | Quit Smoking The American Heart Association explains that quitting smoking is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes can help you quit the habit for good.


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%