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  • 41. Obesity in Infants to Preschoolers The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about obesity in infants and preschoolers.
  • 42. Our Kids Programs The American Heart Association recommends strategies for prevention of heart disease and stroke that improve the social and physical environment for healthful eating and physical activity in children. Learn more about our children?s health initiatives.
  • 43. Hey Kids, Learn About Cholesterol The American Heart Association offers these tips for kids on how to keep their cholesterol under control with Life's Simple 7.
  • 44. Overweight in Children The American Heart Association explains the issues and statistics related to overweight and obesity in children.
  • 45. Congenital Heart Defects Personal Stories Hear personal stories from survivors with congenital heart defects and their families.
  • 46. 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.
  • 47. 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.
  • 48. Heart Murmurs Learn more about heart murmurs
  • 49. Download the NFL PLAY 60 App Jump into this super cool and fun endless runner game brought to you by the NFL and the American Heart Association. Download it for iOs or Android devices today!
  • 50. Children and Cholesterol The American Heart Association explains how high cholesterol and athersclerosis can begin in childhood and progresses slowly into adulthood.


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
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%