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  • 51. The Dish: Live Fat-Sensibly This Summer The Dish: Live Fat-Sensibly This Summer from the American Heart Association.
  • 52. Heart Valve Surgery Goals When any person is considering heart valve replacement, it can be helpful to know the overall goals of the procedure and how your medical professionals will track the success and your return to wellness. Here are some of the likely goals for any valve surgery.
  • 53. Bad Fats Brothers' Downloads Bad Fats Brothers' Downloads
  • 54. The Dish: "Trans Fat-Free" Doesn't Mean Healthy The Dish: "Trans Fat-Free" Doesn't Mean Healthy from the American Heart Association.
  • 55. Meals Without Meat The American Heart Association explains that eating meals without meat can help lower your cholesterol and help reduce your risk of heart disease and shows you how to do it.
  • 56. Omega-6 Fatty Acids A recent American Heart Association science advisory concludes that omega-6 fatty acids ? found in some vegetable oils, nuts and seeds ? are a beneficial part of a heart-healthy eating plan.
  • 57. Heart Valve Disease Risks, Signs and Symptoms The American Heart Association provides information on the signs and symptoms of heart valve disease as well as who is at risk.
  • 58. Heart Valve Terms and Related Conditions As you prepare for heart valve testing for a complete diagnosis, here are some terms and related conditions you may find helpful
  • 59. Meet Trans The American Heart Association explains trans fat.
  • 60. Problem: Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation Tricuspid regurgitation is leakage of blood backwards through the tricuspid valve each time the right ventricle contracts. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.


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2012-2013 Expenditures

  • Research: 21.7%
  • Public Health Education: 36.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
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