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  • 1. Get With The Guidelines-HF Toolbox Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Toolbox
  • 2. Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics - Slide Sets Heart and Stroke Statistical Slide Sets
  • 3. Health Policy News Statements & Testimonies Health Policy News Statements & Testimonies
  • 4. Health Equity Initiatives Landing page for federal health equity initiatives
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  • 6. Walking your dog helps your heart original article page for simple science
  • 7. The couch is no place for people with heart defects original article page for simple science
  • 8. My Heart. My Life. - Big Island My Heart. My Life. - Big Island
  • 9. Text reminders helped people take their heart medicines regularly original article page for simple science
  • 10. Heart failure or not you are paying for it original article page for simple science
  • 11. Getting fit in middle age may reduce your risk of heart failure original article page for simple science
  • 12. Union Bank is top Heart Walk team in the nation Our long-time supporter Union Bank was named the No. 1 Heart Walk team in the nation for 2012. Volunteer Voice, April 2013
  • 13. What is bad for your heart may be bad for your brain original article page for simple science
  • 14. Spit from a tick leads to an entire lesson in blood clotting original article page for simple science
  • 15. Go Red For Women Heart CheckUp Take the Go Red For Women Heart CheckUp!
  • 16. Women wish doctors would discuss sex after heart attack original article page for simple science
  • 17. Conozca Su Corazón Heart disease and stroke in Utah remain the leading causes of death for both men and women?including Hispanics. Hispanics accounted for 13% of the population in 2010 with a 78% increase in population from 2000. This population is at increased risk for heart disease and stroke due to unhealthy lifestyle habits: 66% are obese or overweight, 67% are not physically active, 25% report high blood pressure, 10% have diabetes, and 13% of Utah Latinos self-report poor health. The majority of risk factors for heart disease are higher in Hispanics as compared to the Utah state average.
  • 18. Speeding up heart attack treatment. There is an app for that original article page for simple science
  • 19. My Heart. My Life. - North State The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020
  • 20. New test could mean shorter hospital stay for women original article page for simple science
  • 21. My Heart. My Life. - Tucson Tucson Heart Walk - April 6, 2014 Join us raise on April 6 at Reid Park to raise awareness and funds for the American Heart Association's lifesaving research and initiatives at the 2014 Tucson Heart Walk. We look forward to seeing you!
  • 22. Fit-Friendly Worksites Forum Join the American Heart Association to gain fresh ideas and perspectives on improving health and wellness in your organization.
  • 23. Words from the Heart - Roxie Zullinger
  • 24. Family history inspires Heart Walk dedication Azziem Hassan Underwood?s commitment to the American Heart Association took on added meaning this summer. As he was gearing up for a second year as a Team Captain for the Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk, his identical twin brother Azzad suffered a massive heart attack.
  • 25. Premature Contractions - PACs and PVCs A premature contraction feels like your heart "skipped a beat." Premature atrial contractions (PACs) start in the upper chambers of the heart (atria). Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) start in the lower chambers of the heart (ventricles).
  • 26. Welcome to The Heart of Diabetes Thanks for signing up for The Heart of Diabetes
  • 27. My Heart. My Life. - Stockton My Heart. My Life. Stockton
  • 28. My Family Health Tree The American Heart Association offers this easy worksheet to help you learn your family health history of heart disease and stroke.
  • 29. INAP: The Mark Bieber Award This award honors the memory of Dr. Mark Bieber, one of the founding members of the AHA Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel, for his significant contributions to the field of nutritional science. The award is designed to recognize an early career investigator for outstanding nutrition-related research. Learn more.
  • 30. Tachycardia | Fast Heart Rate The American Heart Association explains tachycardia as a heartbeat that's too fast, a heart rate of more than 100 beats per minute (BPM) in adults. Learn more.
  • 31. My Heart. My Life. - Anchorage Join us at Heart Walk! The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 32. My Heart. My Life. - South Sound My Heart. My Life. - South Sound
  • 33. My Heart. My Life. - Phoenix Phoenix Heart Walk - March 29, 2014 Join us at Wesley Bolin Plaza to help raise awareness and $1,200,000 for the American Heart Association's lifesaving research and initiatives. A special thank you to all our walkers, donors and volunteers who have already accepted the challenge to help fight heart disease and stroke.
  • 34. Preparing for Accountability: Managing Cost and Quality in Heart Failure Join us for a free monthly web conference series designed to help hospital providers navigate the road blocks of heart failure and manage cost and quality in the new decade.
  • 35. Union Bank is 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team Congratulations to our longtime supporter Union Bank, N.A., which has been named the 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team.
  • 36. Frutas y hortalizas frescas, congeladas o enlatadas Frutas y hortalizas frescas, congeladas o enlatadas
  • 37. Measure Your Risks Posters Hang this 17" x 22" poster in high-traffic areas to alert everybody to risk factors of heart disease and stroke. The poster is printed in English on one side, and Spanish on the reverse.
  • 38. Average American has at least 4 of 7 major heart-health risk factors original article page for simple science
  • 39. My Heart. My Life. - Greater Treasure Valley My Heart. My Life. - Greater Treasure Valley
  • 40. My Heart. My Life. - Greater Bay Area My Heart. My Life. - Greater Bay Area
  • 41. My Heart. My Life - Central Valley The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 42. My Heart. My Life. - Sacramento The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier.
  • 43. My Heart. My Life. - Northwest Montana The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 44. Heart and Stroke Walk of Silicon Valley Silicon Valley Heart and Stroke Walk - October 11, 2014 Join us at KLA-Tencor Campus, Milpitas, CA to help raise awareness for The American Heart Association. The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 45. Support Network comes to life in Phoenix Stroke survivor Janice Edwards-Jackson is helping our new Support Network come to life in Phoenix, AZ. She notes, ?It?s nice to have others to identify with. You don?t understand something until you go through it.?
  • 46. My Heart. My Life. - Inland Northwest The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
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  • 48. My Heart. My Life. - Ventura County My Heart. My Life. - Ventura County
  • 49. My Heart. My Life. - Kern County My Heart. My Life. - Kern County
  • 50. My Heart. My Life. - Inland Empire The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier.


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%