Get Your Local Info

Find out what is happening at your local American Heart area
Results for ' heart failure'
  • Results 41 - 50 of about 57

  • 41. Causes of Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the causes for heart failure and conditions that can lead to it.
  • 42. Devices and Surgical Procedures to Treat Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains devices and procedures used to treat heart failure, such as valve replacement, defibrillator implantation and left ventricular assist device (LVAD).
  • 43. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
  • 44. Flu and Pneumonia Prevention The American Heart Association explains the risks of flu and pneumonia for those with heart disease.
  • 45. Heart Failure Personal Stories The American Heart Association provides these personal stories of people living with heart failure.
  • 46. Heart Failure Tools & Resources The American Heart Association offers these tools and resources to help you manage your heart failure.
  • 47. Your Heart Failure Healthcare Team Patients with heart failure may work with multiple healthcare professionals. The American Heart Association believes it is important for heart failure patients to develop good relationships with their healthcare team.
  • 48. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Cardiovascular Conditions The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets that cover a range of cardiovascular conditions including angina, arrhythmia, atrial fibrilation, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart attack and heart failure.
  • 49. Rise Above Heart Failure Alliance Badges The Rise Above Heart Failure Alliance will work to address issues such as policy changes, healthcare system improvements and patient awareness and empowerment. Members can download a badge here.
  • 50. Heart Failure in Children and Adolescents The American Heart Association explains heart failure in children and adolescents.


Our Mission

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
2013-2014 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 21.8%
  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
  • Community Services: 6.7%
  • Management & General: 8.6%
  • Fundraising: 12.3%