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  • 21. Web Booklet: If Your Child Has a Congenital Heart Defect Our guide for parents is a web booklet with detailed information if your child has been diagnosed with a congenital defect.
  • 22. Meet the Apple Family The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program explains the different types of apples and how they are best used.
  • 23. Children and Cholesterol The American Heart Association explains how high cholesterol and athersclerosis can begin in childhood and progresses slowly into adulthood.
  • 24. Keep your heart healthy with Life's Simple 7 for Kids The American Heart Association helps you learn how to keep your heart healthy with Life's Simple 7 for kids!
  • 25. Take the Life is Why 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.
  • 26. 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.
  • 27. 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.
  • 28. Educator The American Heart Association offers programs for the classroom and for the gym to get help kids healthy and performing better in school.
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. 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.


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
2014-2015 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%