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  • 21. Addressing your Child's Weight at the Doctor The American Heart Association offers these tips for parents on how to address their child's weight with the doctor.
  • 22. BMI in Children The American Heart Association offers this information on BMI in children and steps parents and guardians can take to avoid childhood obesity.
  • 23. Educator The American Heart Association offers programs for the classroom and for the gym to get help kids healthy and performing better in school.
  • 24. Hey Kids, Run, Walk and Play Every Day The American Heart Association helps kids understand how important physical activity is to heart health with Life's Simple 7 for Kids.
  • 25. Teaching Gardens thrive in inner-city settings Teaching Gardens are taking root in many Latino communities around Southern California this spring -- teaching kids where food comes from and how eating fresh fruits and vegetables can improve their health.
  • 26. Life is Why Family Health Challenge Infographic The American Heart Association invites you to join the Life is Why Family Health Challenge this September and take a stand to prevent childhood obesity in your home.
  • 27. Children's Special Needs The American Heart Association explains the medical needs of children with congenital heart defects.
  • 28. Mack and Moxy and AHA The American Heart Association will be featured on an episode of new kids? show Mack & Moxy! Check local PBS listings for AHA?s episode titled ?A Bop-Topus?s Garden.?
  • 29. The Life is Why Family Health Challenge Resources Fight childhood obesity by participating in The Life is Why Family Health Challenge from the American Heart Association.
  • 30. Es Por La Vida Family Health Challenge? The American Heart Association invites you to join the Life is Why Family Health Challenge this September and take a stand to prevent childhood obesity in your home.


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
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%