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  • 1. Quit Smoking With Life's Simple 7 Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn how to quit smoking with some simple steps from Life's Simple 7.
  • 2. WA State Advocacy The American Heart Association / American Stroke Association supports and advocates for public policies that will help improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent while reducing deaths by coronary heart disease and stroke by 20 percent by 2020.
  • 3. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Quitting Smoking The American Heart Association offers answers to these frequently asked questions about quitting smoking.
  • 4. Resources to Help You Quit Smoking Resources to quit smoking from The American Heart Association.
  • 5. Financial Cost of Smoking Calculator Find out the financial cost of smoking using The American Heart Association's simple calculator.
  • 6. Tips for Friends and Family of Quitters The American Heart Association offers these tips for friends and family of quitters.
  • 7. Safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke_1277477874666 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.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. Utah doctor leads charge on e-cigarette policy ?We?re seeing the same advertisement techniques for vaping products as were used for tobacco products in the 50?s and 60?s ? creating the illusion that they?re sexy and safe. Dr. Barton contests, ?With bubble gum flavored liquids that contain carcinogens, nicotine, formaldehyde and propylene glycol -- those claims are just not true.?
  • 10. Food and Quitting Smoking The American Heart Association discusses food and the changes in your taste that occur when quitting smoking and also healthy snacks to help you handle urges to smoke.

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%