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  • 1. Building a Tobacco-Free Nation National advocacy department web page with general info on AHA's federal and state tobacco control work
  • 2. Why is it so hard to quit? The American Heart Association explains why it is so hard to quit smoking.
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. WA State Advocacy The American Heart Association / American Stroke Association supports and advocates for public policies that will help improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent while reducing deaths by coronary heart disease and stroke by 20 percent by 2020.
  • 5. Financial Cost of Smoking Calculator Find out the financial cost of smoking using The American Heart Association's simple calculator.
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  • 7. Get Ready To Quit Smoking The American Heart Association helps you look at quitting smoking as a five-step process.
  • 8. Quit Smoking with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to quit smoking using these simple tips.
  • 9. SmokeFree Texas Efforts Help us make Texas healthier for everyone. Join us in our SmokeFree Efforts by signing our petition and downloading materials.
  • 10. Quit Smoking The American Heart Association states that smoking is the most important preventable cause of premature death in the United States. Learn how to quit smoking, the risks of smoing, the damage of smoking, how to get ready to quit smoking, medicines to help quit smoking. Find out why it is so hard to quit smoking and how to avoid gaining weight when you quit smoking.
  • 11. Resources for Quitting Smoking Resources to quit smoking from The American Heart Association.
  • 12. Medicines To Help You Quit Smoking The American Heart Association offers information ab out the medicines and nicotine replacement options to help you quit smoking.
  • 13. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Lifestyle and Risk Reduction The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets answer important questions about quitting smoking, improving your diet, increasing physical activity, and controlling cholesterol and high blood pressure.
  • 14. Quit Smoking for Good Brochure This brochure provides helpful hints on how to stop smoking and maintain a nonsmoking lifestyle. It also includes a quit-smoking plan, discusses coping skills and offers tips on avoiding weight gain.
  • 15. The Effects of Smoking (Spanish brochure) Provides information on the dangers of smoking as well as the risks posed by secondary or environmental smoke.
  • 16. Cardiac Rehabilitation and Quitting Smoking The American Heart Association explains to cardiac rehab patients how important it is to quit smoking.
  • 17. Safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke_1277477874666 High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity and smoking have always been "adult" topics. But many children have the same risk factors as their parents. This brochure will help parents understand that childhood behaviors lead to adult behaviors. It will support efforts to curb the risk in children.
  • 18. Quitting Smoking and Other Educational Brochures The American Heart Association offers these health education packets and brochures with content designed to help you better understand your treatments, successfully manage your condition and reduce your risk.
  • 19. Effects of Smoking: How Tobacco Use Affects the Cardiovascular System Brochure This brochure provides information on the dangers of smoking as well as the risks posed by secondary or environmental smoke. It covers effects on circulation, cholesterol, hardening of the arteries, and peripheral vascular disease. Additionally, it addresses concerns related to teen smoking, and smoking while taking birth-control pills.
  • 20. Smoking and Your Risk for Stroke Brochure This brochure details the effects smoking has on the cardiovascular system and specifically how cigarette, cigar, pipe, and side stream can increase the risk of stroke.
  • 21. Why Quit Smoking? Smoking is the most important preventable cause of premature death in the United States. The American Heart Association provides information on how cigarettes damage your body so that you can stop smoking today.
  • 22. Prevention and Treatment of PAD The American Heart Association explains that treatment for PAD focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease. In most cases, lifestyle changes, exercise and claudication medications are enough to slow the progression or even reverse the symptoms of PAD.
  • 23. Hey Kids, Don't Smoke or Use Smokeless Tobacco The American Heart Association helps kids understand the importance of not smoking or using smokeless tobacco with Life's Simply 7 for Kids.
  • 24. How Can I Avoid Weight Gain When I Stop Smoking? The American Heart Association gives tips for avoiding gaining weight when you quit smoking.
  • 25. For Your Children Brochure: Safeguard them from heart disease and stroke High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity and smoking have always been "adult" topics. But many children have the same risk factors as their parents. This brochure will help parents understand that childhood behaviors lead to adult behaviors. It will support efforts to curb the risk in children.
  • 26. How Cigarettes Damage Your Body The American Heart Association helps you learn how cigarettes damage your body.
  • 27. Food and Quitting Smoking The American Heart Association discusses food and quitting smoking.
  • 28. Dealing with Urges to Smoke The American Heart Association understands that smoking urges can take you by surprise, so it helps to plan for them. Use the No-Smoking Confidence Assessment and Tips tool to help.
  • 29. No-Smoking Confidence Assessment and Tips The American Heart Association offers this No-smoking assessment to see if you are ready to quit smoking.
  • 30. Understand Your Risk for High Cholesterol High cholesterol is just one heart disease risk factor. The American Heart Association helps you to understand your risk for high cholesterol.


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
2012-2013 Expenditures

  • Research: 21.7%
  • Public Health Education: 36.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
  • Community Services: 6.1%
  • Management & General: 8.5%
  • Fundraising: 12.2%