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  • 61. Capital Region Go Red For Women Luncheon Heart disease ? it?s not just a man?s disease. Sarah Baluch of BBL Hospitality is chairing the 11th annual Go Red for Women Luncheon, and bringing together hundreds of Capital Region women ? and men! - to help the American Heart Association fight heart disease in women. The Go Red for Women Luncheon is an inspiring event that will make you laugh, cry, and motivate you to improve your own health.
  • 62. Eat 3 or More Whole-Grain Foods Every Day The American Heart Association explains goal 2 of the 5 Goals for Eating Healthy is Eat 3 or More Whole-Grain Foods Every Day.
  • 63. 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.
  • 64. Physical activity improves quality of life The American Hearn Association helps you learn how physical activity improves the quality of life!
  • 65. Heart Valve Diagnosis Criteria As you prepare for heart valve testing for a complete diagnosis, there are several criteria used to determine your particular needs.
  • 66. Go Global: Cooking with International Ingredients The American Heat Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program explains how to cook with ingredients from around the world with some sample recipes.
  • 67. Greater Boston Health Equity Local Programs Local programs in greater Boston around Health Equity.
  • 68. Health Equity Volunteer Leadership Our volunteers and our partners are at the heart and soul of our mission. The American Heart Association strives to be a true partner and resource for the communities of Greater Boston.
  • 69. Walking Getting as little as 30 minutes of physical activity a day can reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. The American Heart Association's physical activity website offers recommendations on how to reduce your risk of heart disease and better your heart health.
  • 70. Testing for Heart Valve Problems To fully understand your heart valve problem, your medical team may want to perform a series of tests to provide a complete picture of what needs repair and what may be best left alone. Learn about the various tests you may undergo.


Our Mission

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%