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  • 41. FATS: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly The American Heart Association helps you understand the various types of fats; what's good, bad and what the AHA recommends.
  • 42. Problem: Aortic Valve Regurgitation Aortic regurgitation describes the leakage of the aortic valve each time the left ventricle relaxes. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
  • 43. Fats 101 The American Heart Association explains all you need to know about the different types of fats; good and bad.
  • 44. Problem: Mitral Valve Stenosis Mitral stenosis is a narrowing of the mitral valve opening. Learn about its causes and treatments.
  • 45. Problem: Tricuspid Valve Stenosis Tricuspid stenosis is a narrowing of the tricuspid valve opening. Learn how it affects your heart valves.
  • 46. Making Trade-offs to Reduce Fat and Sugar The American Heart Association helps you learn to make trade-offs to reduce fat and sugar in your attempts to eat healthy or lose weight.
  • 47. Newer Heart Valve Surgery Options People with high risks and severe aortic valve tightness may be good candidates for a less invasive repair or an alternative treatment called a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • 48. Post Surgery Milestones: Managing Your Mood, Expectations and Goals Often people who are getting ready for major surgery have a whirlwind of details to juggle. Most people don?t stop to think about how they can help themselves feel good emotionally during their recovery.
  • 49. What is TAVR? Patients who cannot tolerate surgery for aortic valve replacement may be good candidates for a less invasive approach called TAVI or TAVR.
  • 50. Monounsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains the heart-healthy benefits of monounsaturated fats.

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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%