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  • 11. The Effects of Smoking (Spanish) Provides information on the dangers of smoking as well as the risks posed by secondary or environmental smoke.
  • 12. Kim Motsinger Kim Motsinger
  • 13. Food and Smoking The American Heart Association discusses food and quitting smoking.
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. Get Ready To Quit Smoking The American Heart Association helps you look at quitting smoking as a five-step process.
  • 16. Quit Smoking with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to quit smoking using these simple tips.
  • 17. Understand Your Risk for High Cholesterol High cholesterol is just one heart disease risk factor. The American Heart Association helps you to understand your risk for high cholesterol.
  • 18. SmokeFree Texas Efforts Help us make Texas healthier for everyone. Join us in our SmokeFree Efforts by signing our petition and downloading materials.
  • 19. 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 smoing, the damage of smoking, how to get ready to quit smoking, medicines to help quit smoking. Find out why it is so hard to quit smoking and how to avoid gaining weight when you quit smoking.
  • 20. 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.


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%

American Heart Association Diversity Report

Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.

We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Spread layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Single Page layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB