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  • 21. North Texas Events Thank you for visiting our North Texas Events page. You can find more events going on in the DFW area by going to http://www.heart.org/dallas and http://www.heart.org/tarrantcounty
  • 22. 11th Annual Southern New Jersey Go Red For Women Luncheon Go Red Luncheons are wonderful social events where women (and men) dedicated to making an impact in their community come together to raise awareness, educate and fundraise to fight heart disease and stroke.
  • 23. Warning Signs of a Heart Attack What are the warning signs of a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains the most common symptoms of heart attack in men and women.
  • 24. High Blood Pressure and Women The American Heart Association explains higher risk for high blood pressure, also called hypertension, in women including birth control and high blood pressure, pregnancy and preeclampsia, Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH), toxemia of pregnancy and menopause and high blood pressure.
  • 25. South Sound Goes Red February 3 is the American Heart Association?s Lobby Day. Join our volunteers as we head to Olympia to help shape health policy in our state. February 6 is National Wear Red DayŽ. Wear red, raise awareness and inspire others. Download our toolkit now.
  • 26. Helpers with Heart Service Auction Join this unique, live runway auction event to benefit the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women campaign!
  • 27. Puget Sound Goes Red Support the Go Red mission by joining our Go Red For Women Luncheon on March 26, 2014 at the Seattle Macy's Downtown. Resources and information about the Go Red movement that you can share with friends and family.
  • 28. Menopause and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains the relationship of menopause to heart disease in women.
  • 29. Media PGR Partnerships Philadelphia Goes Red
  • 30. Brooklyn Go Red For Women Luncheon A powerful event that brings together female leaders from throughout the community to help fight against heart disease, heightening awareness of the issue and empowering leaders to educate others about the movement.


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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%