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  • Results 71 - 80 of about 158

  • 71. Inflammation and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains that although it is not proven that inflammation causes cardiovascular disease, inflammation is common for heart disease and stroke patients and is thought to be a sign or atherogenic response.
  • 72. Best Practices Center Stroke Best Practices Center Stroke
  • 73. Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease, Stroke The American Heart Association explains that sleep apnea prevents restful sleep is associated with high blood pressure, arrhythmia, stroke and heart failure.
  • 74. Saving Strokes RSVP Form Register for a Saving Strokes or Golf Fore Health event near you!
  • 75. Vermont Go Red For Women Luncheon The American Heart Association's Vermont Go Red For Women Luncheon--filled with fun and educational opportunities--is a great day to share with friends and family.
  • 76. Diane Graf: Heart Disease and Stroke Survivor Meet Diane Graf, who discovered she had heart valve disease and had suffered a stroke.
  • 77. Harlem Go Red For Women Educational Forum Outreach event to raise awareness of cardiovascular diseases & stroke, remove race & ethnicity barriers, provide education & tools for action--all enlisting the women of Harlem.
  • 78. Understanding Stroke Brochure (Spanish/English) This brochure provides a clear, concise overview of stroke, including major breakthroughs in treatment. It includes simple definitions of each risk factor and indicates which ones can and cannot be changed. It also gives patients and caregivers easy-to-remember steps to help them recognize and respond immediately to symptoms of stroke.
  • 79. Why Arrhythmia Matters The American Heart Association explains that Arrhythmias can cause serious medical emergencies such as cardiac arrest and stroke.
  • 80. Protect NIH Funding Sequestration: Mandatory budget cuts that will seriously reduce NIH research funding and deprive Americans with heart disease and stroke of the innovative treatments they desperately need and deserve.


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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%