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  • 1. Get With The Guidelines-HF Toolbox Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Toolbox
  • 2. Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics - Slide Sets Heart and Stroke Statistical Slide Sets
  • 3. Health Equity Initiatives Landing page for federal health equity initiatives
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  • 5. Walking your dog helps your heart original article page for simple science
  • 6. The couch is no place for people with heart defects original article page for simple science
  • 7. My Heart. My Life. - Big Island My Heart. My Life. - Big Island
  • 8. Text reminders helped people take their heart medicines regularly original article page for simple science
  • 9. Heart failure or not you are paying for it original article page for simple science
  • 10. Getting fit in middle age may reduce your risk of heart failure original article page for simple science
  • 11. Union Bank is top Heart Walk team in the nation Our long-time supporter Union Bank was named the No. 1 Heart Walk team in the nation for 2012. Volunteer Voice, April 2013
  • 12. What is bad for your heart may be bad for your brain original article page for simple science
  • 13. Spit from a tick leads to an entire lesson in blood clotting original article page for simple science
  • 14. Go Red For Women Heart CheckUp Take the Go Red For Women Heart CheckUp!
  • 15. Women wish doctors would discuss sex after heart attack original article page for simple science
  • 16. Conozca Su Corazón Heart disease and stroke in Utah remain the leading causes of death for both men and women?including Hispanics. Hispanics accounted for 13% of the population in 2010 with a 78% increase in population from 2000. This population is at increased risk for heart disease and stroke due to unhealthy lifestyle habits: 66% are obese or overweight, 67% are not physically active, 25% report high blood pressure, 10% have diabetes, and 13% of Utah Latinos self-report poor health. The majority of risk factors for heart disease are higher in Hispanics as compared to the Utah state average.
  • 17. Speeding up heart attack treatment. There is an app for that original article page for simple science
  • 18. My Heart. My Life. - North State The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020
  • 19. New test could mean shorter hospital stay for women original article page for simple science
  • 20. My Heart. My Life. - Tucson Tucson Heart Walk - April 6, 2014 Join us raise on April 6 at Reid Park to raise awareness and funds for the American Heart Association's lifesaving research and initiatives at the 2014 Tucson Heart Walk. We look forward to seeing you!
  • 21. Fit-Friendly Worksites Forum Join the American Heart Association to gain fresh ideas and perspectives on improving health and wellness in your organization.
  • 22. Words from the Heart - Roxie Zullinger
  • 23. Family history inspires Heart Walk dedication Azziem Hassan Underwood?s commitment to the American Heart Association took on added meaning this summer. As he was gearing up for a second year as a Team Captain for the Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk, his identical twin brother Azzad suffered a massive heart attack.
  • 24. Premature Contractions - PACs and PVCs A premature contraction feels like your heart "skipped a beat." Premature atrial contractions (PACs) start in the upper chambers of the heart (atria). Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) start in the lower chambers of the heart (ventricles).
  • 25. My Heart. My Life. - Stockton My Heart. My Life. Stockton
  • 26. My Family Health Tree The American Heart Association offers this easy worksheet to help you learn your family health history of heart disease and stroke.
  • 27. INAP: The Mark Bieber Award This award honors the memory of Dr. Mark Bieber, one of the founding members of the AHA Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel, for his significant contributions to the field of nutritional science. The award is designed to recognize an early career investigator for outstanding nutrition-related research. Learn more.
  • 28. Tachycardia | Fast Heart Rate The American Heart Association explains tachycardia as a heartbeat that's too fast, a heart rate of more than 100 beats per minute (BPM) in adults. Learn more.
  • 29. My Heart. My Life. - Anchorage Join us at Heart Walk! The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 30. My Heart. My Life. - South Sound My Heart. My Life. - South Sound
  • 31. My Heart. My Life. - Phoenix Phoenix Heart Walk - March 29, 2014 Join us at Wesley Bolin Plaza to help raise awareness and $1,200,000 for the American Heart Association's lifesaving research and initiatives. A special thank you to all our walkers, donors and volunteers who have already accepted the challenge to help fight heart disease and stroke.
  • 32. Preparing for Accountability: Managing Cost and Quality in Heart Failure Join us for a free monthly web conference series designed to help hospital providers navigate the road blocks of heart failure and manage cost and quality in the new decade.
  • 33. Union Bank is 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team Congratulations to our longtime supporter Union Bank, N.A., which has been named the 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team.
  • 34. Frutas y hortalizas frescas, congeladas o enlatadas Frutas y hortalizas frescas, congeladas o enlatadas
  • 35. Measure Your Risks Posters Hang this 17" x 22" poster in high-traffic areas to alert everybody to risk factors of heart disease and stroke. The poster is printed in English on one side, and Spanish on the reverse.
  • 36. Average American has at least 4 of 7 major heart-health risk factors original article page for simple science
  • 37. My Heart. My Life. - Greater Treasure Valley My Heart. My Life. - Greater Treasure Valley
  • 38. My Heart. My Life - Central Valley The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 39. My Heart. My Life. - Sacramento The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier.
  • 40. My Heart. My Life. - Northwest Montana The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 41. Heart and Stroke Walk of Silicon Valley Silicon Valley Heart and Stroke Walk - October 11, 2014 Join us at KLA-Tencor Campus, Milpitas, CA to help raise awareness for The American Heart Association. The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 42. Support Network comes to life in Phoenix Stroke survivor Janice Edwards-Jackson is helping our new Support Network come to life in Phoenix, AZ. She notes, ?It?s nice to have others to identify with. You don?t understand something until you go through it.?
  • 43. My Heart. My Life. - Inland Northwest The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
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  • 45. My Heart. My Life. - Ventura County My Heart. My Life. - Ventura County
  • 46. My Heart. My Life. - Kern County My Heart. My Life. - Kern County
  • 47. My Heart. My Life. - Inland Empire The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier.
  • 48. Recetas saludables para su corazon / Heart-Healthy Recipes, Bilingual Edition The American Heart Association's Recetas saludables para su corazón/Heart-Healthy Recipes, bilingual edition is a 48-page magazine cookbook, including 22 healthy recipes (both in Spanish and English) and four-color images throughout the booklet.
  • 49. American Heart Association Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) Learn more about the American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP).
  • 50. Brian L. Black, Ph.D. – Science is Why Long time research volunteer Brian L. Black, Ph. D., says, ?For me, the AHA's commitment to understanding the science required to eventually cure cardiovascular disease and stroke is Why.?
  • 51. Early Warning Signs of a Heart Attack or Stroke Early warning signs of a heart attack or stroke, if these signs are present call 9-1-1
  • 52. Comer sano durante todo el invierno Comer sano durante todo el invierno
  • 53. Fairbanks Go Red For Women Go Red For Women in Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • 54. Leadership in Action -- April 2014 I?d like to share why I work for the American Heart Association. My first interaction with the association was as a terrified mother seeking information when my daughter Amanda was born 20 years ago with an atrial septal defect, literally a "hole" in the wall that separates the top two chambers of the heart.
  • 55. Heart-Check Mark for Health Professionals Heart-healthy grocery shopping is easy when you your patients look for the American Heart Association's Heart Check mark on the food label in the grocery store.
  • 56. Cocinando sano y dentro del presupuesto Cocinando sano y dentro del presupuesto. Es mentira que comer alimentos sanos cuesta más; para empezar, cocinar en casa le permite ahorrar unos dólares, además, le da control sobre las porciones. Aquí hay algunas sugerencias para que ahorre dinero ¡y mejore su salud!
  • 57. Cómo esconder las hortalizas en las comidas Cómo esconder las hortalizas en las comidas
  • 58. My Heart. My Life. - Utah My Heart. My Life. - Utah Heart Walk - The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 59. Tucson Go Red For Women Go Red For Women in Tucson, Arizona.
  • 60. AHA Central Coast Recognizes Union Bank as the 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team The American Heart Association?s (AHA) longtime supporter, Union Bank, N.A, has been named the 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team, making it the third time the bank has earned this distinction. Union Bank was also the Top National Heart Walk Team in 2012 and 2010. Bank employees, family, friends and customers collectively raised more than $580,000 during the 2013 Heart Walk campaign.
  • 61. Little Hats, Big Hearts Connecticut Knit or crochet hats for newborns Connecticut Little Hats, Big Hearts project.
  • 62. Delicious Cooking for One The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches you some basics of how to deliciously cook for one.
  • 63. My Heart. My Life. - Northern Central Coast Northern Central Coast Heart Walk - Sept. 13! Join us at Custom House Plaza in Monterey, CA to help raise awareness and over $85,000 for the American Heart Association's lifesaving research and initiatives. A special thank you to all our walkers, donors and volunteers who have already made their pledge!
  • 64. What is INAP? The American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) is a unique, strategic relationship between the American Heart Association?s Nutrition Committee and food industry leaders. Learn more.
  • 65. Cortes sanos de carne roja y de ave Cortes sanos de carne roja y de ave
  • 66. Alcohol and Heart Health The American Heart Association explains the damage that drinking alcohol can do to your heart.
  • 67. My Heart. My Life. - Northern Nevada The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 68. Connected Heart Health Subhome Coming soon!
  • 69. Populations Heart and Stroke Statistical Updates - Populations
  • 70. My Heart. My Life. - Fairbanks My Heart. My Life. Fairbanks. The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier.
  • 71. Family Favorite Recipes Cookbook The American Heart Association's 2014 edition of Favorite Family Recipes magazine features updated information on how to eat healthy, grocery shop smart, read nutrition facts panels on food packaging, and create your own heart-healthy meal plans.
  • 72. Who Does Your Heart Beat For? WPK e-blast #1 in January 2015
  • 73. Legacy of Heart Newsletter Winter 2015 2015 Winter Edition Legacy of Heart
  • 74. Northeast Atrial Fibrillation Webinars Join us for the new Get With The Guidelines - Atrial Fibrillation Webinar Series from the American Heart Association.
  • 75. My Heart. My Life. - Las Vegas My Heart. My Life. - Las Vegas -- The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 76. My Heart. My Life. - Eastern Montana My Heart. My Life. - Eastern Montana
  • 77. Recomendaciones para comer sano La esencia de una buena salud es una buena nutrición. Todas nuestras recetas y demostraciones de cocina están diseñadas con estas recomendaciones y teniendo en cuenta su salud.
  • 78. International Materials The American Heart Association publishes valuable training materials in many foreign languages, including Spanish, German, Portuguese, Japanese, Arabic, Italian, Chinese, and French.
  • 79. INAP Member Benefits The AHA Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel explains the benefits of being a member. Learn more.
  • 80. Resumen de las habilidades básicas para cocinar Resumen de las habilidades básicas para cocinar.
  • 81. Diagnostic Tests and Procedures for Heart Attack The American Heart Association explains how a heart attack is diagnosed, what the various tests for heart attack are and the procedures for diagnosing a heart attack.
  • 82. Little Hats, Big Hearts DEnver Knit or crochet hats for newborns Denver Little Hats, Big Hearts project.
  • 83. My Heart. My Life. - Central Coast My Heart. My Life. - Central Coast
  • 84. Mikala Hicks raises funds to honor her Pau Pau and save lives Mikala Hicks and her grandmother share a special bond. When heart disease threatened to separate them, the nine year old decided to start raising funds to help save lives. She joined Jump Rope For Heart at her school in Boise, ID, and made a touching video about Pau Pau.
  • 85. Western States Affiliate Volunteers Welcome to our Western States Affiliate Volunteer Hub! We want this to be a space for volunteers to find all the information they need. We appreciate your willingness to join us in our mission and want to make your volunteer time as easy as possible. A one stop shop where volunteers can Learn CPR, find Health Fair info, Share Your Story, Join local events, Take Action, Become a Leader, Connect with others, Donate and more. If you are from Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah or Washington you can find everything you need here.
  • 86. Boise Go Red For Women Go Red For Women in Boise, Idaho.
  • 87. Meal Planning: The High-Fiber Factor The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program helps you learn how to plan high fiber meals for the whole family.
  • 88. BMI in Children The American Heart Association offers this information on BMI in children and steps parents and guardians can take to avoid childhood obesity.
  • 89. American Heart Association Recognizes Union Bank as 2013 Top Heart Walk Team The American Heart Association?s (AHA) longtime supporter, Union Bank, N.A, has been named the 2013 Top Heart Walk Fundraising Team in the country, making it the third time the bank has earned this distinction. Union Bank was also the No. 1 fundraising team in 2012 and 2010. Bank employees, family, friends and customers collectively raised more than $580,000 during the 2013 Heart Walk campaign.
  • 90. International Training The American Heart Association takes its lifesaving ECC training beyond domestic borders to increase the chain of survival around the globe. Its International Training Centers in 84 countries are supported by a strong instructor network, staff, and consultants.
  • 91. Cocina simple con estaciones del corazón de Comer The American Heart Association has all the information you need on seasonal fruits and vegetables with this Simple Cooking with Heart budget shopping infographic.
  • 92. Utilice las etiquetas de los alimentos como guía para comprar Utilice las etiquetas de los alimentos como guía para comprar.
  • 93. ¿Qué es una porción? ¿Qué es una porción?
  • 94. Protect NIH Funding Sequestration: Mandatory budget cuts that will seriously reduce NIH research funding and deprive Americans with heart disease and stroke of the innovative treatments they desperately need and deserve.
  • 95. Go Red Por Tu Corazón empowers Latinas On average, Latinas are likely to develop heart disease 10 years earlier than other women and high-profile Go Red Por Tu Corazona luncheons held recently in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas are helping reverse that trend.
  • 96. Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia Former Heart & Stroke Encyclopedia
  • 97. My Heart. My Life. - Oahu The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 98. Betty Levinson: Where there is life, there is hope Donor story Betty Levinson
  • 99. Experience the Halle Heart Children's Museum Please view our new and improved Halle Heart Museum webpage (www.hhcm.org) for directions, hours of operation and more information.
  • 100. 9th Annual National Walking Day National Walking Day is part of the American Heart Association?s ?My Heart. My Life.? initiative, a nationwide call-to-action for Americans to adopt a healthy lifestyle.


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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%