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  • 11. 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.
  • 12. Lifestyle Changes and Cholesterol The American Heart Association explains lifestyle changes to lower high cholesterol including eating a heart-healthy diet, regular physical activity and quitting smoking.
  • 13. Life's Simple 7 | Quit Smoking The American Heart Association explains that quitting smoking is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes can help you quit the habit for good.
  • 14. How Cigarettes Damage Your Body The American Heart Association helps you learn how cigarettes damage your body.
  • 15. 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.
  • 16. Smoking: Do you really know the risks? The American Heart Association asks, do you really know the risks of cigarette smoking?
  • 17. Medicines That Can Help You Quit Smoking The American Heart Association offers information about the medicines and nicotine replacement options to help you quit smoking.
  • 18. Cardiac Rehabilitation and Quitting Smoking The American Heart Association explains to cardiac rehab patients how important it is to quit smoking.
  • 19. Why is it so hard to quit? The American Heart Association explains why it is so hard to quit smoking.
  • 20. Smoke-free Living: Benefits & Milestones The American Heart Association offers these smoke-free living benefits & milestones to look forward to after you quit.


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%