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  • 31. Comer sano durante todo el invierno Comer sano durante todo el invierno
  • 32. Leadership in Action -- April 2014 I?d like to share why I work for the American Heart Association. My first interaction with the association was as a terrified mother seeking information when my daughter Amanda was born 20 years ago with an atrial septal defect, literally a "hole" in the wall that separates the top two chambers of the heart.
  • 33. Heart-Check Mark for Health Professionals Heart-healthy grocery shopping is easy when you your patients look for the American Heart Association's Heart Check mark on the food label in the grocery store.
  • 34. Cocinando sano y dentro del presupuesto Cocinando sano y dentro del presupuesto. Es mentira que comer alimentos sanos cuesta más; para empezar, cocinar en casa le permite ahorrar unos dólares, además, le da control sobre las porciones. Aquí hay algunas sugerencias para que ahorre dinero ¡y mejore su salud!
  • 35. Cómo esconder las hortalizas en las comidas Cómo esconder las hortalizas en las comidas
  • 36. Little Hats, Big Hearts Connecticut Knit or crochet hats for newborns Connecticut Little Hats, Big Hearts project.
  • 37. Delicious Cooking for One The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches you some basics of how to deliciously cook for one.
  • 38. My Heart. My Life. - Northern Central Coast Northern Central Coast Heart Walk - Sept. 13! Join us at Custom House Plaza in Monterey, CA to help raise awareness and over $85,000 for the American Heart Association's lifesaving research and initiatives. A special thank you to all our walkers, donors and volunteers who have already made their pledge!
  • 39. What is INAP? The American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) is a unique, strategic relationship between the American Heart Association?s Nutrition Committee and food industry leaders. Learn more.
  • 40. Cortes sanos de carne roja y de ave Cortes sanos de carne roja y de ave


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We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re improving the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by:

  • Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places
  • Improving emergency care for heart attack victims through our Mission: Lifeline community-based initiative
  • Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines using our Get With The Guidelines® program
  • Strengthening stroke systems of care, teaching the public to respond to warning signs, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers

We’re reaching at-risk populations through cause initiatives and online tools:

Nationwide, we invest over $132 million a year ($3.2 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.

American Heart Association
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%