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  • 21. Understand Your Risk for High Cholesterol High cholesterol is just one heart disease risk factor. The American Heart Association helps you to understand your risk for high cholesterol.
  • 22. Volunteer Helps Usher in New Era of Research Jacqueline Alikhaani, a long-time American Heart Association volunteer and PCORI ambassador has a great interest in seeing this collaboration work. Her husband?s main heart artery was 90 percent blocked before it was detected, narrowly avoiding a massive heart attack.
  • 23. Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) The American Heart Association explains that Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is a test that produces pictures of your heart. TEE uses high-frequency sound waves (ultrasound) to make detailed pictures of your heart and the arteries that lead to and from it
  • 24. Carla Leonard: "That AED Saved My Life" Carla was 43 when she experienced what felt like ?a brain freeze to the chest? during the morning pledge. She went into sudden cardiac arrest. Read her story of survival brought to you by the American Heart Association.
  • 25. What is Cardiovascular Disease? What is heart disease? The American Heart Association explains the various types of heart disease, also called coronary artery disease and coronary heart disease.
  • 26. 911 Warnings Signs of a Heart Attack Symptoms of a heart attack from the American Heart Association Warning signs of a stroke. Warning signs of cardiac arrest. signs of a heart attack. Symptoms of a heart attack.
  • 27. Menopause and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains the relationship of menopause to heart disease in women.
  • 28. Dial Don't Drive Atlanta Dial Don't Drive Atlanta
  • 29. Heart Attack Symptoms in Women What are the symptoms of a heart attack in women? The American Heart Association explains how signs of a heart attack in women may be different than heart attack signs in men.
  • 30. Death of a sibling can cause real heart ache original article page for simple science


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American Heart Association
2015-2016 Expenditures

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  • 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%