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  • 51. Heart Valve Disease Personal Stories Facing heart valve surgery can be a daunting task. Hear from other patients sharing their experience with heart valve surgery.
  • 52. Medications for Heart Valve Symptoms Most valve conditions cannot be treated with medication alone. Sometimes the problem is not severe enough to require surgical repair, but it is bothersome enough to cause symptoms or risks. In cases like these, a condition might be effectively managed for a while with medication.
  • 53. Preventing Heart Disease - At Any Age The American Heart Association explains how to prevent heart disease in your 20's, 30's, 40's, 50's and beyond. Here's how!
  • 54. 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.
  • 55. 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.?
  • 56. Problem: Mitral Valve Stenosis Mitral stenosis is a narrowing of the mitral valve opening. Learn about its causes and treatments.
  • 57. Heart Valves and Infective Endocarditis Learn about infective endocarditis and how it can affect your heart valves.
  • 58. Women, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure Information about the seriousness of heart disease and stroke, related risk factors (including family history, diabetes, cholesterol, and high blood pressure), warning signs, and what to do in an acute event.
  • 59. 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.
  • 60. Flu and Pneumonia Prevention The American Heart Association explains the risks of flu and pneumonia for those with heart disease.


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2013-2014 Expenditures

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  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
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