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  • 41. Reconsidere lo que bebe Healthy beverages
  • 42. Physical activity improves quality of life The American Hearn Association helps you learn how physical activity improves the quality of life!
  • 43. Grocery Shopping Without a Car The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program offers these healthy ideas to help save you time and even some money if you happen to be grocery shopping without a car.
  • 44. Have a Heart-Healthy Football Season The American Heart Association Explains that finding heart-healthy alternatives to high-fat foods common at football-watching parties is easy with these tips.
  • 45. How to Use Fresh Herbs The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program explains how to cook with fresh herbs, their flavor and what foods they are paired best with.
  • 46. Knife Skills 101 The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches you how to use knives safely.
  • 47. Compra de comestibles sin contar con un automóvil how to grocery shop without a car
  • 48. Cooking Healthy On a Budget The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program explains some simple ways to shop and cook healthy on a budget.
  • 49. What is 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. Learn more.
  • 50. Vitamin Supplements: Healthy or Hoax? The American Heart Association answers the question, can vitamin supplements really make you healthier? Some can be beneficial, but the key to vitamin and mineral success is eating a balanced diet.


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
2016-2017 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.7%
  • Public Health Education 35%
  • Professional Education and Training 18%
  • Community Services 8.3%
  • Management and General 6.6%
  • Fund Raising 11.4%