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  • 61. Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke The American Heart Association explains that knowing your family history is very important when it comes to understanding your risk for heart disease and stroke, but having a family history of it does not mean it is imminent that you will get it too.
  • 62. High Blood Pressure and Stroke Brochure This brochure alerts readers to the fact that high blood pressure is a leading risk factor for stroke. It provides clear directions for treating high blood pressure and reducing the risk of first or recurrent stroke.
  • 63. 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.
  • 64. Hey Kids, Keep Your Blood Pressure Healthy The American Heart Association offers these tips for kids on how to keep their blood pressure healthy with Life's Simple 7.
  • 65. 75% of Americans Want Less Sodium in Processed and Restaurant Foods The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about sodium and salt by busting these common myths.
  • 66. The Effects of Excess Sodium on Your Health and Appearance The American Heart Association helps you learn what excess sodium in your diet can do to your health and appearance.
  • 67. The Salty Six The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods loaded with excess sodium.
  • 68. Patient Education Resources for Healthcare Professionals The American Heart Association helps your patients learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
  • 69. Instructional Video - Monitoring Blood Pressure at Home The American Heart Association offers this video teaching how to monitor your blood pressure at home with an at-home blood pressure monitor to help manage your high blood pressure.
  • 70. High Blood Pressure or Hypertension What is high blood pressure or hypertension? The American Heart Association provides information on blood pressure, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, hypertension, hypertensive crisis, monitoring blood pressure, preeclampsia, systolic, diastolic, risk of high blood pressure, tretment of high blood pressure, prevention of high blood pressure, lower blood pressure


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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%