|Health Policy Fact Sheets|
The American Heart Association advocates for improvements to cardiovascular disease prevention, care and research at the local, state and national levels. The Office of Policy Research and Development develop fact sheets on key issues that are grounded in the best available scientific evidence.
|Policy Position Statements|
From time to time, the American Heart Association puts out policy statements, guidelines or recommendations in the areas of heart disease and stroke prevention and research. These are based on expertise from the science and policy arenas and are the basis for our efforts in Washington, DC and your state capitols.
An archive of our policy and science recommendations.
|Heart and Stroke Statistics|
Current statistics on heart disease, stroke and related cardiovascular conditions.