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  • 21. Download Harry's Healthy Garden App Help plant the seed about how fun and tasty vegetables and fruits can be! With the help of Harry the bunny, your toddler can grow and prepare a variety of veggies in this virtual garden activity developed by BabyFirst and the American Heart Association. Download it for Apple devices today!
  • 22. Updated State Adv Homepage We maintain an active presence in all 50 states, advocating for state laws and local ordinances that impact heart disease and stroke risk factors as well as policies that protect survivors of heart disease and stroke. Issue areas include obesity prevention, tobacco control, access to care, and quality systems of care.
  • 23. Safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke_1277477874666 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.
  • 24. High Blood Pressure in Children The American Heart Association answers questions about high blood pressure, also called hypertension, in children including, what causes hypertension in children? What is the treatment for high blood pressure or HBP in children?
  • 25. Obesity in Infants and Preschoolers Infographic The American Heart Association surveyed Americans about the sodium in their foods. Here's what they said!
  • 26. Get Your Kids Moving and Check Some Chores Off Your List The American Heart Association helps you get your kids active around the house with these tips.
  • 27. For Your Children: Our Guide (Spanish) Our guide to help you safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke
  • 28. Life's Simple 7 for Kids The American Heart Association offers these great tips on keeping your kids heart healthy with Life's Simple 7.
  • 29. Kawasaki Disease A description of Kawasaki Disease.
  • 30. Kawasaki Disease: Signs, Symptoms & Diagnosis The symptoms and diagnosis of Kawasaki Disease in children.


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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%