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  • 11. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Quitting Smoking The American Heart Association offers answers to these frequently asked questions about quitting smoking.
  • 12. Smoking: Do you really know the risks? The American Heart Association asks, do you really know the risks of cigarette smoking?
  • 13. Quit Smoking The American Heart Association states that smoking is the most important preventable cause of premature death in the United States. Learn how to quit smoking, the risks of smoking, the damage of smoking, how to get ready to quit smoking, medicines to help quit smoking.
  • 14. Smoke-free Living: Benefits & Milestones The American Heart Association offers these smoke-free living benefits & milestones to look forward to after you quit.
  • 15. How Cigarettes Damage Your Body The American Heart Association helps you learn how cigarettes damage your body.
  • 16. Why Quit Smoking? Smoking is the most important preventable cause of premature death in the United States. The American Heart Association provides information on how cigarettes damage your body so that you can stop smoking today.
  • 17. The Rewards of Quitting The American Heart Association explains just some of the rewards you get when you quit smoking.
  • 18. Dealing with Urges to Smoke The American Heart Association understands that smoking urges can take you by surprise, so it helps to plan for them. Use the No-Smoking Confidence Assessment and Tips tool to help.
  • 19. Resources to Help You Quit Smoking Resources to quit smoking from The American Heart Association.


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
2013-2014 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 21.8%
  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
  • Community Services: 6.7%
  • Management & General: 8.6%
  • Fundraising: 12.3%