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  • 21. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
  • 22. My Why Lynn Rust Henderson, My Why, Volunteer Voice, June 2016, Anchorage, Premera, Heart Walk
  • 23. What Are My Risks For Getting Heart Disease Infographic The American Heart Association asks three simple questions to help you understand and determine your risk of heart disease.
  • 24. Phoenix Stroke Check Stroke Check - Abrazo Community Health Network including Abrazo Arrowhead Campus, Abrazo Central Campus, Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital, Abrazo Maryvale Campus and Abrazo Scottsdale Campus are proud to support the American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life campaign.
  • 25. Controlling Cholesterol With Life's Simple 7 Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn how to controll cholesterol with some simple steps from Life's Simple 7.
  • 26. Phoenix Abrazo Heart Check Heart Check - Abrazo Community Health Network including Abrazo Arrowhead Campus, Abrazo Central Campus, Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital, Abrazo Maryvale Campus and Abrazo Scottsdale Campus are proud to support the American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life campaign.
  • 27. My Why Volunteer Voice June 2016 My Why
  • 28. Losing Weight With Life's Simple 7 Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn how to lose weight with some simply steps from Life's Simple 7.
  • 29. My Why(s) My Why(s), Al Royse, Volunteer Voice, October 2016
  • 30. Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Test The American Heart Association explains a Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Test.


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%