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  • 71. Experience the Halle Heart Children's Museum Please view our new and improved Halle Heart Museum webpage (www.hhcm.org) for directions, hours of operation and more information.
  • 72. 9th Annual National Walking Day National Walking Day is part of the American Heart Association?s ?My Heart. My Life.? initiative, a nationwide call-to-action for Americans to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
  • 73. Heart-Healthy Recipes Cookbook The American Heart Association's Heart-Healthy Recipes is a 48-page magazine cookbook, including 32 healthy recipes and four-color images throughout the booklet.
  • 74. Types of Whole Grains The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program explains the varieties and benefits of whole grains.
  • 75. CHD's Impact on Children The American Heart Association explains that most every parent has questions about how they can raise their children to be healthy, happy, and successful. But these same questions take on special significance when your child has congenital heart disease.
  • 76. Potassium The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
  • 77. Little Hats, Big Hearts Texas Knit or crochet hats for newborns Texas Little Hats, Big Hearts project.
  • 78. Summer Tips for a Healthy Heart The American Heart Association offers these top tips for staying heart healthy this summer.
  • 79. Children's Special Needs The American Heart Association explains the medical needs of children with congenital heart defects.
  • 80. INAP Current Members The American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP)'s list of current members.


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%