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  • 11. Heart-Health Screenings The American Heart Association explains the key to preventing cardiovascular disease (heart disease) is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol or high blood glucose. But how do you know which risk factors you have?
  • 12. How High Blood Pressure is Diagnosed The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is diagnosed.
  • 13. Adam Pick's Story Meet Adam Pick, who became passionate about helping patients and caregivers after his double heart valve replacement surgery.
  • 14. Heart Attack What is a heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction? What is coronary heart disease and coronary artery disease? The American Heart Association explains the Warning Signs of Heart Attack, Risk of Heart Attack, Symptoms of Heart Attack, Treatment of Heart Attack, diagnosis of heart attack, heart attack resources, heart attack tools, heart attack symptoms, heart attack signs, heart attack warning signs.
  • 15. Angina Pectoris (Stable Angina) The American Heart Association explains angina pectoris, also known as stable angina, is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease.
  • 16. Symptoms and Diagnosis of PAD The American Heart Association explains the most common symptom of peripheral artery disease (PAD) as well as how to diagnose PAD.
  • 17. Symptoms & Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Defects The American Heart Association explains the Symptoms & Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Defects in adults and children.
  • 18. What Is Excessive Blood Clotting (Hypercoagulation)? The American Heart Association explains excessive blood clotting, also known as hypercoagulation, as blood clots form too easily or don?t dissolve properly and travel through the body limiting or blocking blood flow. Learn the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.


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  • 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
2012-2013 Expenditures

  • Research: 21.7%
  • Public Health Education: 36.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
  • Community Services: 6.1%
  • Management & General: 8.5%
  • Fundraising: 12.2%