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  • 41. Life After a Heart Attack You had a heart attack. Now what? The American Heart Association wants to help you to go on to live a long, productive life. But having a heart attack does mean you need to make some changes.
  • 42. Aspirin, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure This brochure presents the latest American Heart Association science on aspirin therapy for the prevention of heart disease and stroke, as well as its use in acute event treatment.
  • 43. Am I Eligible for Cardiac Rehab? Many people of all ages who have heart conditions can benefit from a cardiac rehab program.
  • 44. Sex and Heart Disease Brochure This brochure addresses resumption of sex after a heart attack or heart surgery, possible effects of medication, and several myths and misconceptions regarding sex and heart disease.
  • 45. Radionuclide Ventriculography or Radionuclide Angiography (MUGA Scan) The American Heart Association explains a Radionuclide Ventriculography or Radionuclide Angiography (MUGA Scan).
  • 46. Invasive Tests and Procedures The American Heart Association explains the various invasive tests and cardiac procedures for heart patients such as Blood Tests, Cardiac Catheterization, Transesophageal Echocardiography, TEE and Electrophysiologic Tests.
  • 47. Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) The American Heart Association explains single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT).
  • 48. Don't Let Your Heart Quit! Control Your Blood Pressure. Is your heart trying to tell you something? Get your blood pressure to a healthy range before your heart quits on you.
  • 49. Heart Attack Recovery FAQs The American Heart Association offers answers to frequently asked questions about recovering from heart attack such as How long will you need to rest after my heart attack? When can you go back to work after a heart attack? Is it normal to feel so depressed after a heart attack? Is chest pain normal after a heart attack? Why is cardiac rehabilitation important after a heart attack? Why are lifestyle changes important after a heart attack? What treatments will I need after my heart attack? What about sex after a heart attack?
  • 50. Cardiac Computed Tomography (Multidetector CT, or MDCT) The American Heart Association explains Cardiac Computed Tomography, multidetector CT, or MDCT.


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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%