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  • 61. Study probes ultra-early brain saving treatment FAST-MAG -- a first of its kind study into reaching stroke patients ultra-early with brain saving treatment -- was recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
  • 62. American Stroke Association Regional Stroke Awards The American Stroke Association recognizes individuals that help further our mission of building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
  • 63. Stroke Task Force tours UC Irvine lab High-level volunteers serving on the Western States Affiliate Stroke Task Force met recently at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). The group?s first session of FY 2014-15 was hosted by Task Force Chair Steven Cramer, M.D.
  • 64. Women, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure Information about the seriousness of heart disease and stroke, related risk factors (including family history, diabetes, cholesterol, and high blood pressure), warning signs, and what to do in an acute event.
  • 65. York County Go Red For Women Event The American Heart Association volunteers from York County are planning an evening filled with informative breakout sessions, spectacular auction items and a heart-healthy meal.
  • 66. High Blood Pressure, Afib and Your Risk of Stroke The American Heart Association explains the connection between high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation and stroke.
  • 67. For Your Children Brochure: Safeguard them from heart disease and stroke 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.
  • 68. Living with Disability After Stroke Brochure Enhanced with relevant information from Stroke Connection Magazine, this booklet helps stroke survivors and caregivers with activities of daily living such as personal care, bathing, eating, dressing, and toileting. Also includes home and transfer safety information as well as suggestions for keeping active and physical rehabilitation.
  • 69. New Hampshire Heart and Stroke Walk My Heart.My Life is the American Heart Association?s groundbreaking campaign to help Americans live healthier lifestyles by focusing on healthy living and creating healthy mindsets through a range of education, advocacy, and community efforts that reinforce the value of eating well and being physically active. My Heart. My Life will help the AHA to reach our 2020 impact goal of reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke in all Americans by 20 percent while reducing deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent. The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association?s signature fundraising event, which promotes physical activity and heart-healthy living in a fun environment. The Heart Walk brings together companies, families and their teams to fight heart disease and stroke. Your company can enter one or several teams that walk and raise money together for the event. The camaraderie and friendly competition brings team members together for a very worthy cause. Companies and coworkers reap the many benefits of good health and teamwork including an increase in company pride leadership skills, community spirit and employee morale.
  • 70. Understanding Stroke Brochure: Are You at Risk? This brochure provides a concise overview to help people understand the types of stroke and identify risk factors, especially those that pertain to them. Patients learn which risk factors can be treated, modified or controlled and which cannot. Key points are provided to help people recognize and respond immediately to symptoms of stroke.


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%