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  • 51. 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.
  • 52. 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.
  • 53. 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.
  • 54. 2016 Go Red for Women Healthy Recipes for Your Heart Cookbook The American Heart Association's 2016 limited-edition magazine cookbook, Recipes for Your Heart, is a 56-page digest-size publication created to inspire women to take care of their hearts by eating wisely.
  • 55. Capital Region Go Red For Women Luncheon Hundreds of Capital Region women will come together for this inspiring and educational day to join the fight against heart disease, the No. 1 cause of death among women.
  • 56. Angina Pectoris (Stable Angina) The American Heart Association explains angina pectoris, also known as stable angina, is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease.
  • 57. 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.
  • 58. Helpers with Heart Service Auction Join this unique, live runway auction event to benefit the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women campaign!
  • 59. Unstable Angina The American Heart Association explains chest pain, unstable angina, the risks and treatment of unstable angina.
  • 60. Buffalo Niagara Go Red For Women Luncheon The Buffalo Niagara Go Red For Women Luncheon brings together the top companies and hospitals in Erie and Niagara County.


Our Mission

Community

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

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

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%