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  • 1. Building a Tobacco-Free Nation National advocacy department web page with general info on AHA's federal and state tobacco control work
  • 2. Why is it so hard to quit? The American Heart Association explains why it is so hard to quit smoking.
  • 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. WA State Advocacy The American Heart Association / American Stroke Association supports and advocates for public policies that will help improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent while reducing deaths by coronary heart disease and stroke by 20 percent by 2020.
  • 5. Financial Cost of Smoking Calculator Find out the financial cost of smoking using The American Heart Association's simple calculator.
  • 6. Tips for Friends and Family of Quitters The American Heart Association offers these tips for friends and family of quitters.
  • 7. Frequently Asked Questions About Quitting Smoking The American Heart Association offers answers to these frequently asked questions about quitting smoking.
  • 8. No-Smoking Confidence Assessment and Tips The American Heart Association offers this No-smoking assessment to see if you are ready to quit smoking.
  • 9. How Can I Avoid Weight Gain When I Stop Smoking? The American Heart Association gives tips for avoiding gaining weight when you quit smoking.
  • 10. Smoking: Do you really know the risks? The American Heart Association asks; do you really know the risks of cigarette smoking?
  • 11. The Effects of Smoking (Spanish) Provides information on the dangers of smoking as well as the risks posed by secondary or environmental smoke.
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  • 13. Food and Smoking The American Heart Association discusses food and quitting smoking.
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. Get Ready To Quit Smoking The American Heart Association helps you look at quitting smoking as a five-step process.
  • 16. Quit Smoking with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to quit smoking using these simple tips.
  • 17. 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.
  • 18. SmokeFree Texas Efforts Help us make Texas healthier for everyone. Join us in our SmokeFree Efforts by signing our petition and downloading materials.
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. Prevention and Treatment of PAD The American Heart Association explains that treatment for PAD focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease. In most cases, lifestyle changes, exercise and claudication medications are enough to slow the progression or even reverse the symptoms of PAD.
  • 21. Resources for Quitting Smoking Resources to quit smoking from The American Heart Association.
  • 22. 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.
  • 23. Smoking and Your Risk for Stroke: Our guide to snuffing out a deadly habit This brochure details the effects smoking has on the cardiovascular system and specifically how cigarette, cigar, pipe, and side stream can increase the risk of stroke.
  • 24. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Lifestyle and Risk Reduction The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets answer important questions about quitting smoking, improving your diet, increasing physical activity, and controlling cholesterol and high blood pressure.
  • 25. Tobacco and Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how tobacco affects blood pressure and the benefits of quitting smoking.
  • 26. 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.
  • 27. Getting Healthy The American Heart Association's Getting Healthy website has information on nutrition, physical activity, weight management, stress management, how to raise your kids healthier and also information on how to quit smoking. Learn how to lose weight, lower stress, eat healthy, stop smoking, get more exercise and teach kids how to live healthy.5/14/13 10:39 PM
  • 28. 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.
  • 29. Cardiac Rehabilitation and Quitting Smoking The American Heart Association explains to cardiac rehab patients how important it is to quit smoking.
  • 30. How Cigarettes Damage Your Body The American Heart Association helps you learn how cigarettes damage your body.


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%

American Heart Association Diversity Report

Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.

We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Spread layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Single Page layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB