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  • 31. Smoke-free Living: Benefits & Milestones The American Heart Association offers these smoke-free living benefits & milestones to look forward to after you quit.
  • 32. Smoking and Your Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure This brochure details the effect smoking has on the cardiovascular system and specifically how smoke and secondhand smoke can increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. It also offers detailed tips for quitting, and includes coping skills.
  • 33. How Cigarettes Damage Your Body The American Heart Association helps you learn how cigarettes damage your body.
  • 34. 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.
  • 35. Tobacco and Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how tobacco affects blood pressure and the benefits of quitting smoking.
  • 36. The Rewards of Quitting The American Heart Association explains just some of the rewards you get when you quit smoking.
  • 37. 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.
  • 38. Building a Tobacco-Free Nation National advocacy department web page with general info on AHA's federal and state tobacco control work
  • 39. Resources to Help You Quit Smoking Resources to quit smoking from The American Heart Association.
  • 40. Tips to Sticking with Lifestyle Changes Lifestyle changes seem simple enough, so why don't many of us stick with healthy changes to our lifestyles? The American Heart Association offers this advice about staying focused in your lifestyle change efforts to improve your high cholesterol level and your heart health.


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%