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  • 71. Is 3 Meals a Day the Only Way? The American Heart Association explains that the number of meals you eat may not be so important. How you eat those meals is what matters most when it comes to decreasing the risk of heart disease and other health problems that come along with being overweight.
  • 72. Heart Valves and Infective Endocarditis Learn about infective endocarditis and how it can affect your heart valves.
  • 73. Re-Union of Hearts For Lisa Satchfield, it was a stroke. For Debra North, it was heart disease. Lidia Morales experienced both.
  • 74. Roles of Your Four Heart Valves To better understand your valve condition, it helps to know the role each heart valve plays in providing healthy blood circulation.
  • 75. Options and Considerations for Heart Valve Surgery Heart valve disease is not a condition that should be ignored when treatment is recommended. Learn about the risks associated with treatment.
  • 76. Heart Valve Problems and Disease The American Heart Association explains how your heart valves work and any problems or disease your valves can acquire, including regurgitation, stenosis and prolapse.
  • 77. Hudson County Heart Walk Heart Walk at Liberty state park to fight No. 1 and No. 4 killers.
  • 78. Heart Attack Recovery Where were you when you had your first heart attack? Don't wait for a second. Make preventing another heart attack your first priority. Learn how!
  • 79. Can blood type predict your risk for heart disease? Maybe... original article page for simple science
  • 80. "Innocent" Heart Murmur Although some heart murmurs do indicate heart valve problems, many heart murmurs are considered to be ?innocent? or harmless. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.


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American Heart Association
2014-2015 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%