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Results for ' children'
  • Results 51 - 60 of about 74

  • 51. Children and Cholesterol The American Heart Association explains how high cholesterol and athersclerosis can begin in childhood and progresses slowly into adulthood.
  • 52. Children's Special Needs The American Heart Association explains the medical needs of children with congenital heart defects.
  • 53. 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!
  • 54. 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.
  • 55. 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.
  • 56. Preparing Children for Heart Surgery The American Heart Surgery explains how to prepare children for heart surgery including Blood Transfusions, Talking to Your Child About Their Surgery, In the Operating Room, In the Intensive Care Unit, Further Hospital Care and Taking Care of Your Child at Home.
  • 57. Educator The American Heart Association offers programs for the classroom and for the gym to get help kids healthy and performing better in school.
  • 58. Take the EmpowerMEnt Challenge The American Heart Association invites you to join the EmpowerMEnt Challenge this September and take a stand to prevent childhood obesity in your home.
  • 59. Tips to Make Fast Food Friendlier for Kids The American Heart Association explains how to make fast food friendlier for kids.
  • 60. EmpowerMEnt Challenge Infographic The American Heart Association invites you to join the EmpowerMEnt 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
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%