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  • 71. 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.
  • 72. 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.?
  • 73. Problem: Mitral Valve Stenosis Mitral stenosis is a narrowing of the mitral valve opening. Learn about its causes and treatments.
  • 74. Heart Valves and Infective Endocarditis Learn about infective endocarditis and how it can affect your heart valves.
  • 75. About Congenital Heart Defects The American Heart Association explains congenital heart disease and congenital heart defects in adults and children.
  • 76. For Your Children Brochure: Safeguard them from heart disease and stroke High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity and smoking have always been "adult" topics. But many children have the same risk factors as their parents. This brochure will help parents understand that childhood behaviors lead to adult behaviors. It will support efforts to curb the risk in children.
  • 77. The Flu and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains the risks of flu for those with heart disease.
  • 78. Newer Heart Valve Surgery Options People with high risks and severe aortic valve tightness may be good candidates for a less invasive repair or an alternative treatment called a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • 79. Roles of Your Four Heart Valves To better understand your valve condition and to help prepare you to understand everything your healthcare provider will discuss, it helps to know the role each heart valve plays in providing healthy blood circulation.
  • 80. Ross Procedure The Ross procedure is often very effective for treating damaged aortic valves. Learn why it works


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  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
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American Heart Association
2012-2013 Expenditures

  • Research: 21.7%
  • Public Health Education: 36.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
  • Community Services: 6.1%
  • Management & General: 8.5%
  • Fundraising: 12.2%