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  • 31. Family history inspires Heart Walk dedication Azziem Hassan Underwood?s commitment to the American Heart Association took on added meaning this summer. As he was gearing up for a second year as a Team Captain for the Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk, his identical twin brother Azzad suffered a massive heart attack.
  • 32. History of the American Heart Association History of the American Heart Association
  • 33. What the American Heart Association means to me
    Karol Watson, M.D., Ph.D.
    ?Far too many of my family members have succumbed to heart disease or stroke. My grandmother died before I was born. My aunt died at 57. My father had a heart attack at 59. The work of the American Heart Association is vital to ensuring that we bring an end to this epidemic and these tragedies.? ?The American Heart Association means to me: The possibility that I will never again have to watch a loved one die needlessly from heart disease or stroke.?
  • 34. Fellows Research Day - Pittsburgh Heart Ball Fellows Research Day - Pittsburgh Heart Ball
  • 35. Delicious Decisions: Greek-Style Chicken with Lemon-Pistachio Rice Greek-Style Chicken with Lemon-Pistachio Rice, American Heart Association One-Dish Meals.
  • 36. Thank You For Signing Up The American Heart Association thanks you for signing up for our Heart-Health E-newsletters.
  • 37. Youth advocate Gladdys Arboleda making an impact in Hawaii Hawaii high school senior Gladdys Arboleda is an energetic advocate for the American Heart Association (AHA). She joined our You?re The Cure network as part of her high school senior project which focuses on the role that sugar-sweetened beverages play in Hawaii?s obesity epidemic. Approximately one in three students entering kindergarten in Hawaii is already overweight or obese, and 56 percent of adults in the state are overweight or obese.
  • 38. American Heart Association Quick & Easy Cookbook, 2nd Edition & Sample Recipes See sample recipes from the American Heart Association Quick & Easy Cookbook, 2nd Edition and see how quickly and easily you can get a delicious dinner on the table.
  • 39. TriCounty Heart Walk The Heart Walk is a fun family event where you can walk to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself. Walk with friends, family members and coworkers and get moving together! When you join the Heart Walk, you join more than a million people in 300+ cities across America in taking a stand against heart disease and helping to save lives. Each walker on your team is asked to raise money to fund the valuable research, education and advocacy efforts of the American Heart Association.
  • 40. Walk the Walk for Heart Health One of the simplest types of physical activity ? walking ? is also one of the most beneficial. Just 30 minutes of brisk walking, at least five days a week, can lower your risks for heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

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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%