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  • 11. Brian L. Black, Ph.D. – Science is Why Long time research volunteer Brian L. Black, Ph. D., says, ?For me, the AHA's commitment to understanding the science required to eventually cure cardiovascular disease and stroke is Why.?
  • 12. Alcohol and Heart Health The American Heart Association explains the damage that drinking alcohol can do to your heart.
  • 13. Populations Heart and Stroke Statistical Updates - Populations
  • 14. Mikala Hicks raises funds to honor her Pau Pau and save lives Mikala Hicks and her grandmother share a special bond. When heart disease threatened to separate them, the nine year old decided to start raising funds to help save lives. She joined Jump Rope For Heart at her school in Boise, ID, and made a touching video about Pau Pau.
  • 15. BMI in Children The American Heart Association offers this information on BMI in children and steps parents and guardians can take to avoid childhood obesity.
  • 16. Protect NIH Funding Sequestration: Mandatory budget cuts that will seriously reduce NIH research funding and deprive Americans with heart disease and stroke of the innovative treatments they desperately need and deserve.
  • 17. Go Red Por Tu Corazón empowers Latinas On average, Latinas are likely to develop heart disease 10 years earlier than other women and high-profile Go Red Por Tu Corazona luncheons held recently in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas are helping reverse that trend.
  • 18. Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia Former Heart & Stroke Encyclopedia
  • 19. Owning a Pet May Protect You from Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains owning a pet may protect you from heart disease.
  • 20. Why Diabetes Matters The American Heart Association explains how Diabetes can affect many major organs in your body, which can lead many serious complications when left untreated including cardiovascular disease, CVD, or heart disease, including peripheral artery disease, PAD, and stroke, Renal (kidney) disease, Unhealthy cholesterol levels, Metabolic syndrome, Blindness, Nerve disease and Limb amputations.


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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
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%