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  • 1. Why is it so hard to quit? The American Heart Association explains why it is so hard to quit smoking.
  • 2. Health Policy News Statements & Testimonies Health Policy News Statements & Testimonies
  • 3. Quit Smoking With Life's Simple 7 Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn how to quit smoking with some simple steps from Life's Simple 7.
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. Medicines To Help You Quit Smoking The American Heart Association offers information ab out the medicines and nicotine replacement options to help you quit smoking.
  • 6. Life's Simple 7 Brochure: Seven Simple Steps to a Healthier Heart A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's recommendations for healthy living: avoid tobacco smoke, monitor high blood pressure, eat food low in cholesterol and saturated fats, be physically active, maintain a healthy weight, and have regular medical exams. 4 pages, 4" x 8?"
  • 7. Cardiac Rehabilitation and Quitting Smoking The American Heart Association explains to cardiac rehab patients how important it is to quit smoking.
  • 8. Smokefree Idaho Everyone has the right to breathe clean air. There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke and studies show that nonsmokers exposed to high levels of tobacco smoke on the job double their risk of getting lung cancer. There is overwhelming scientific evidence that secondhand tobacco smoke is directly linked to heart disease, the number one killer of both men and women. A person shouldn?t be forced to choose between their job and their health. We need your stories and support as we work in communities across our state to ensure the health of all workers. If you are willing to share your feelings on the issue please share them below.
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. 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.


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%