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  • 91. Doctor Appointments: Questions to Ask Your Doctor The American Heart Association explains that one of the most important relationships you?ll ever have is the one you?ll develop with your doctor. Learn why.
  • 92. Fresh Tomatillo-Poblano Salsa with Tortilla Wedges This lively-tasting salsa will make you feel as if you?re dining in an authentic Mexican restaurant!
  • 93. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
  • 94. Home Blood Pressure Monitoring The American Heart Association explains how to keep track of your blood pressure levels at home in addition to regular measurements taken at a healthcare professional's office. Download the American Heart Association's blood pressure tracker chart to help monitor your blood pressure at home.
  • 95. The Effects of Excess Sodium on Your Health and Appearance The American Heart Association helps you learn what excess sodium in your diet can do to your health and appearance.
  • 96. How Can I Monitor My Cholesterol, Blood Pressure and Weight? Learn how to monitor your cholesterol, blood pressure and weight.
  • 97. How to Track Your Sodium The American Heart Association helps you learn how much sodium you are getting in your diet with this handy tracker.
  • 98. High Blood Pressure or Hypertension What is high blood pressure or hypertension? The American Heart Association provides information on blood pressure, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, hypertension, hypertensive crisis, monitoring blood pressure, preeclampsia, systolic, diastolic, risk of high blood pressure, tretment of high blood pressure, prevention of high blood pressure, lower blood pressure
  • 99. What is High Blood Pressure? What is high blood pressure? What is hypertension? The American Heart Association explains that High blood pressure, also known as HBP, hypertension or the "silent killer" is a widely misunderstood medical condition.
  • 100. Over-the-Counter Medications Decongestants, sodium and other ingredients in over-the-counter medications can raise blood pressure. Some OTCs may interfere with prescription blood pressure medications.


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  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
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  • Fundraising: 11.3%