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  • 1. Chronic pain common after stroke original article page for simple science
  • 2. Video Training Video Training tabbed page
  • 3. New test could mean shorter hospital stay for women original article page for simple science
  • 4. How Can I Make a Planned Gift?
  • 5. Get Active with our Healthy Challenge Scavenger Hunt The American Heart Association offers this fun scavenger hunt activity for kids that helps them get exercise at home.
  • 6. Hey Kids, Learn About Blood Sugar and Diabetes The American Heart Association offers these tips for kids on how to know how blood sugar and type 2 diabetes with Life's Simple 7.
  • 7. Walk the Walk for Heart Health One of the simplest types of physical activity ? walking ? is also one of the most beneficial. Just 30 minutes of brisk walking, at least five days a week, can lower your risks for heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
  • 8. Top 10 Tips for Dealing With a Picky Eater The American Heart Association offers these top 10 tips for dealing with a picky eater.
  • 9. What Can Your Kids Cook Up? Healthy Habits Start at Home The American Heart Association offers these great tips in how to make a healthy home for you and your family.
  • 10. Play With Your Food - Just Keep It Healthy - Healthy Habits Start at Home The American Heart Association offers these great tips in how to make a healthy home for you and your family.
  • 11. Teenage Hormones and Heart Health The American Heart Association knows that if you?re a parent of a teenager, you?re probably familiar with the mood swings hormone surges can produce. You know how they affect temperament ? but what about heart health?
  • 12. Managing Your Medicines: Our Guide to Effective Medicine Management (Brochure) Contains tips and tools to help readers learn new strategies for medication adherence and adopt and maintain healthy behaviors.
  • 13. Cholesterol 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.
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. Staying Fit With Chronic Pain The American Heart Association explains protecting your heart health can seem overwhelming if you also battle chronic pain. Learn these tips on how to balance the two.
  • 16. Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Course is a classroom course that teaches employees how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials.
  • 17. Heart-Healthy Recipes Brochure Recipes for a Heart Healthy Diet from the American Heart Association
  • 18. Tips to Keep in Mind for Physical Activity Doctors say kids your age should be physically active for at least 60 minutes a day. The American Heart Association has these tips to keep in mind whole being physically active.
  • 19. If Your Child Has a Congenital Heart Defect Brochure This full-color 64-page booklet is a comprehensive, informative guide for parents with a child with a congenital heart defect. It helps prepare parents for the medical and surgical treatments their child may require. It describes and illustrates a variety of common heart defects, tells how the defects are diagnosed and treated, and discusses the child's special needs.
  • 20. For Your Children: Our Guide (Spanish) Our guide to help you safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke
  • 21. Smoking and Your Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke (Spanish brochure) This brochure details the effect smoking has on the cardiovascular system and specifically how smoke and secondhand smoke can increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. It also offers detailed tips for quitting, and includes coping skills.
  • 22. Life's Simple 7 Brochure (Spanish) A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's seven steps for achieving ideal cardiovascular health. Encourages the reader to take the My Life Check® assessment and create an action plan for a healthier life.
  • 23. Walking for a Healthy Heart Brochure This is an upbeat brochure on the benefits of walking and the ways people can make physical fitness part of their lives. It stresses that you don't have to be an athlete to appreciate the benefits of regular physical activity.
  • 24. Sex and Heart Disease Brochure This brochure addresses resumption of sex after a heart attack or heart surgery, possible effects of medication, and several myths and misconceptions regarding sex and heart disease.
  • 25. Devices that may Interfere with Pacemakers The American Heart Association explains the various devices that may interfere with the use of a pacemaker.
  • 26. Hey Kids, Don't Smoke, Use Smokeless Tobacco, or Nicotine Products The American Heart Association helps kids understand the importance of not smoking or using smokeless tobacco products with Life's Simply 7 for Kids.
  • 27. About Your Bypass Surgery Brochure This brochure offers bypass patients information and reassurance, explaining in positive terms why surgery is performed and how it works. It takes a careful look at pre-op procedures, the healing process, home recovery, and how exercise will help patients regain strength.
  • 28. Shaking Your Salt Habit Brochure: Reducing sodium to lower blood pressure This brochure provides a checklist for assessing current consumption, identifies high- and low-sodium foods, profiles a wide range of alternative seasonings and the foods they can be used with. It also gives strategies for dining out, and more.
  • 29. High Blood Pressure 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.
  • 30. Women, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure Information about the seriousness of heart disease and stroke, related risk factors (including family history, diabetes, cholesterol, and high blood pressure), warning signs, and what to do in an acute event.
  • 31. Caregiver Journal Pages The American Heart Association offers these journal pages for caregivers to write their thoughts.
  • 32. About Your Peripheral Artery Disease Brochure This brochure is a critically important tool for reducing the rate of peripheral artery disease (PAD) among high-risk populations and general audiences.
  • 33. Essential Kitchen Equipment and Utensils The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program explains the essential kitchen equipment and utensils needed to make your next meal at home.
  • 34. Heart-Check Health Professional Toolkit Client / Patient Materials The American Heart Association offers these materials to help you teach your clients/patients how to use the Heart-Check mark.
  • 35. Diabetes 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.
  • 36. Losing Weight 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.
  • 37. Making Healthy Food and Lifestyle Choices Brochure This brochure gives a great overview of how you can make simple changes in your life and diet to improve your health. A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons you have to fight cardiovascular disease. It's not as hard as you may think! Remember, it is the overall pattern of the choices you make that counts.
  • 38. 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.
  • 39. High Blood Pressure in African Americans Brochure This brochure makes recommendations on how to control high blood pressure, and shares statistics specific to African Americans and heart disease. Use it to support your efforts to teach healthy lifestyle habits, encourage cholesterol and blood pressure screenings, prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke, manage cardiovascular disease by recommending lifestyle modifications, and meet the special needs of underserved and minority markets.
  • 40. Your Child's Abnormal Heart Rhythm Brochure This brochure provides information on the diagnosis of heart rhythm disturbances, common types of rhythm disturbances (PAC, PVC, SVT, etc.) and treatments.
  • 41. Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (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. In existence since 1995, INAP provides a platform for open dialogue, sharing of information and planning cooperative programs in areas of mutual interest such as diet and nutrition and cardiovascular disease.
  • 42. Just Move: Our Guide to Physical Activity Brochure Just Move: Our Guide to Physical Activity
  • 43. Understanding Angina Brochure: Our Guide to Managing Chest Discomfort What is angina? What causes it? What's the difference between angina and a heart attack? This brochure answers these and other questions on diagnosis, treatment, and more. Now updated with full-color photographic artwork.
  • 44. About Heart Transplants Brochure: Our Guide for Patients and Their Families Discusses the conditions that render a patient in need of a heart transplant, what happens during the procedure, expected survival rates, and the potential complications following surgery. The process of organ donation is also discussed. Now updated with full-color photographic artwork.
  • 45. Coachella Valley Goes Red For Women Go Red For Women® in the Coachella Valley celebrates the energy, passion and power we have as women to band together to wipe out heart disease and stroke.
  • 46. After Your Heart Attack Brochure: Our guide to help you recover This brochure answers the myriad questions patients have after a heart attack. It provides an overview of why heart attacks occur, and the lasting physical effects. Also includes sections on returning to work, depression, family members? emotions, and reducing risk factors to prevent recurrent events.
  • 47. Understanding and Improving Cholesterol Brochure This brochure incorporates the latest guidelines to set people straight about a confusing subject: cholesterol! LDL, HDL, triglycerides, omega-3 fatty acids - everything is clarified and explained.
  • 48. Warning Signs of Stroke Brochure - Spanish Edition This easy-read brochure provides basic information about stroke warning signs and what do if any of them occur. Written at a lower reading level (4th grade) to better address underserved populations, the brochure also introduces F.A.S.T. (Face drooping, Arm weakness, Speech difficulty, Time to call 911) as an easy way to identify symptoms and take fast action.
  • 49. Living with Heart Failure Brochure (Spanish/English) This brochure explains the causes and symptoms of congestive heart failure and looks at treatments including diuretics, vasodilators, digitalis, sodium and potassium control, and surgery. It reassures readers that medicine and lifestyle changes can make a full, active life possible.
  • 50. Are You at Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke? (Brochure) A quick, convenient way to assess your risk of heart attack or stroke. It helps readers determine where to focus their efforts to reduce their risk.


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
2014-2015 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%