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  • 1. Spit from a tick leads to an entire lesson in blood clotting original article page for simple science
  • 2. News news sub homepage
  • 3. Women wish doctors would discuss sex after heart attack original article page for simple science
  • 4. Getting fit in middle age may reduce your risk of heart failure original article page for simple science
  • 5. The couch is no place for people with heart defects original article page for simple science
  • 6. Walking your dog helps your heart original article page for simple science
  • 7. Get With The Guidelines-HF Toolbox Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Toolbox
  • 8. Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics - Slide Sets Heart and Stroke Statistical Slide Sets
  • 9. My Heart. My Life. - Big Island My Heart. My Life. - Big Island
  • 10. Health Equity Initiatives Landing page for federal health equity initiatives
  • 11. Go Red For Women Heart CheckUp Take the Go Red For Women Heart CheckUp!
  • 12. Heart failure or not you are paying for it original article page for simple science
  • 13. What is bad for your heart may be bad for your brain original article page for simple science
  • 14. 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!
  • 15. 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
  • 16. Speeding up heart attack treatment. There is an app for that original article page for simple science
  • 17. Text reminders helped people take their heart medicines regularly original article page for simple science
  • 18. 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
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. Average American has at least 4 of 7 major heart-health risk factors original article page for simple science
  • 21. Frutas y hortalizas frescas, congeladas o enlatadas Frutas y hortalizas frescas, congeladas o enlatadas
  • 22. New test could mean shorter hospital stay for women original article page for simple science
  • 23. 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.
  • 24. 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.?
  • 25. Fit-Friendly Worksites Forum Join the American Heart Association to gain fresh ideas and perspectives on improving health and wellness in your organization.
  • 26. 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.
  • 27. 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.
  • 28. 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.
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. 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.
  • 31. My Heart. My Life. - South Sound My Heart. My Life. - South Sound
  • 32. 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.
  • 33. My Heart. My Life. - Kern County My Heart. My Life. - Kern County
  • 34. My Heart. My Life. - Stockton My Heart. My Life. Stockton
  • 35. 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.
  • 36. 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.
  • 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. - 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.
  • 40. 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.
  • 41. 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.
  • 42. Words from the Heart - Roxie Zullinger
  • 43. Fairbanks Go Red For Women Go Red For Women in Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • 44. 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!
  • 45. Comer sano durante todo el invierno Comer sano durante todo el invierno
  • 46. 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.
  • 47. Cómo esconder las hortalizas en las comidas Cómo esconder las hortalizas en las comidas
  • 48. 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.
  • 49. 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.
  • 50. My Heart. My Life. - Ventura County My Heart. My Life. - Ventura County


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  • Smoke-free public places
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  • 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%