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  • 61. Tips to Make Fast Food Friendlier for Kids The American Heart Association explains how to make fast food friendlier for kids.
  • 62. 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.
  • 63. 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.
  • 64. The EmpowerMEnt Challenge Resources Fight childhood obesity by participating in The EmpowerMEnt Challenge from the American Heart Association.
  • 65. Preventing Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents and Caretakers The American Heart Association offers tips for parents and guardians to help prevent childhood obesity.
  • 66. Healthier Kids The American Heart Association is working to help kids and families live heart-healthy lives. Use the resources below to help your family live longer, healthier lives. Learn how.
  • 67. Cardiovascular Conditions of Childhood What are the cardiovascular conditions that affect children? What heart conditions affect kids? The American Heart Association explains the various cardiovascular conditions that affect children.
  • 68. Childhood Obesity The American Heart Association is working to help kids and families live heart-healthy lives. Use the resources below to help your family live longer, healthier lives. Learn how.
  • 69. How to Pack a Healthy School Lunch The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches you how to pack a healthy school lunch for your kids.
  • 70. What is childhood obesity? The American Heart Association explains that among children today, obesity is causing a broad range of health problems that previously weren?t seen until adulthood. Learn what AHA is doing to help and what you can do too.


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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%