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  • 31. 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.
  • 32. Losing Weight With Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to lose weight using these simple tips.
  • 33. Dietary Recommendations for Healthy Children Help your kids grow up heart healthy by following the American Heart Association's dietary recommendations for healthy children.
  • 34. Losing Weight With Life's Simple 7 Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn how to lose weight with some simply steps from Life's Simple 7.
  • 35. Simple Cooking with Heart Infographics and Resources The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program has developed several infographics to help you eat healthy without breaking the bank.
  • 36. Cereales fantásticos: ˇhaga que sean integrales! Great whole grain foods to add to a heart healthy diet
  • 37. 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.
  • 38. Whole Grains and Fiber The American Heart Association explains everything you need to know about whole grains and fiber.
  • 39. Monounsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains the heart-healthy benefits of monounsaturated fats.
  • 40. 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.


Our Mission

Community

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%