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  • 51. Rochester Go Red For Women Luncheon Join us for the Rochester Go Red For Women Luncheon!
  • 52. Houston Gulf Coast Events Thank you for visiting our Houston/Gulf Coast Events page. You can find more events going on in the area by going to http://www.heart.org/houston.
  • 53. Unstable Angina The American Heart Association explains chest pain, unstable angina, the risks and treatment of unstable angina.
  • 54. Greater Hartford Go Red For Women Luncheon Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association?s national movement to make women aware of their risk for heart disease.
  • 55. 2016 Go Red for Women Healthy Recipes for Your Heart Cookbook The American Heart Association's 2016 limited-edition magazine cookbook, Recipes for Your Heart, is a 56-page digest-size publication created to inspire women to take care of their hearts by eating wisely.
  • 56. Manchester Go Red For Women Luncheon Join us on Friday, September 29, 2017 at the Radisson Hotel at our Go Red for Women Luncheon.
  • 57. Boston Goes Red For WomenŽ Go Red For Women celebrates the energy, passion and power we have as women to band together to wipe out heart disease and stroke right here in Boston, MA!
  • 58. Microvascular Angina The American Heart Association explains microvascular angina.
  • 59. Angina Pectoris (Stable Angina) The American Heart Association explains angina pectoris, also known as stable angina, is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease.
  • 60. New York City Go Red For Women Luncheon A powerful event that brings together female leaders from throughout the community to help fight against heart disease, heightening awareness of the issue and empowering leaders to educate others about the movement.


Our Mission

Community

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re improving the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by:

  • Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places
  • Improving emergency care for heart attack victims through our Mission: Lifeline community-based initiative
  • Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines using our Get With The Guidelines® program
  • Strengthening stroke systems of care, teaching the public to respond to warning signs, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers

We’re reaching at-risk populations through cause initiatives and online tools:

Nationwide, we invest over $132 million a year ($3.2 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.

American Heart Association
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%