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  • 41. What Type of Physical Activity Is Best? The American Heart Association explains how physical activity benefits your heart and your other muscles.
  • 42. Prevention and Treatment of PAD The American Heart Association explains that treatment for PAD focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease. In most cases, lifestyle changes, exercise and claudication medications are enough to slow the progression or even reverse the symptoms of PAD.
  • 43. Walking 101 The American Heart Association explains that walking is low-risk and easy to start. It can help keep you fit and reduce your risk of serious diseases, like heart disease, stroke, diabetes and more. Learn more benefits of walking!
  • 44. Limit Tube Time and Get Your Kids (and the Whole Family) Moving The American Heart Association offers these tips on how to limit tube time and get your kids and your whole family moving.
  • 45. Getting Active Getting active is easier than you think! Let the American Heart Association help with these tips!
  • 46. Common Problems and Solutions for Being Physically Active The American Heart Association offers tips to get your exercise routine back on track.
  • 47. Congenital Heart Defects and Physical Activity The American Heart Association explains that exercise has many benefits and should be a regular part of almost anyone's life including most people with congenital heart disease.
  • 48. High Blood Pressure in African Americans Brochure This brochure makes recommendations on how to control high blood pressure, and shares statistics specific to African Americans and heart disease. Use it to support your efforts to teach healthy lifestyle habits, encourage cholesterol and blood pressure screenings, prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke, manage cardiovascular disease by recommending lifestyle modifications, and meet the special needs of underserved and minority markets.
  • 49. Celebrating Your Fitness Success The American Heart Association offers these tips to celebrating youor hard work at fitness when you reach your goals.
  • 50. Stretches for Walking The American Heart Association gives these basic stretches to help you get ready for walking or any physical activity.


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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
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%