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  • 11. Quit Smoking for Good Brochure This brochure provides helpful hints on how to stop smoking and maintain a nonsmoking lifestyle. It also includes a quit-smoking plan, discusses coping skills and offers tips on avoiding weight gain.
  • 12. The Effects of Smoking (Spanish brochure) Provides information on the dangers of smoking as well as the risks posed by secondary or environmental smoke.
  • 13. Cardiac Rehabilitation and Quitting Smoking The American Heart Association explains to cardiac rehab patients how important it is to quit smoking.
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. 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.
  • 16. Effects of Smoking: How Tobacco Use Affects the Cardiovascular System Brochure This brochure provides information on the dangers of smoking as well as the risks posed by secondary or environmental smoke. It covers effects on circulation, cholesterol, hardening of the arteries, and peripheral vascular disease. Additionally, it addresses concerns related to teen smoking, and smoking while taking birth-control pills.
  • 17. Smoking and Your Risk for Stroke Brochure This brochure details the effects smoking has on the cardiovascular system and specifically how cigarette, cigar, pipe, and side stream can increase the risk of stroke.
  • 18. 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.
  • 19. Prevention and Treatment of PAD The American Heart Association explains that treatment for PAD focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease. In most cases, lifestyle changes, exercise and claudication medications are enough to slow the progression or even reverse the symptoms of PAD.
  • 20. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Lifestyle and Risk Reduction The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets answer important questions about quitting smoking, improving your diet, increasing physical activity, and controlling cholesterol and high blood pressure.


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
2012-2013 Expenditures

  • Research: 21.7%
  • Public Health Education: 36.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
  • Community Services: 6.1%
  • Management & General: 8.5%
  • Fundraising: 12.2%