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  • 21. Is Childhood Obesity an Issue in Your Home? Did you know that one-third of all American children are overweight and 17 percent are obese? And the number of overweight adolescents has doubled over the past three decades? What about your child? The American Heart Association offers these steps and help your kids avoid our nation?s unhealthy trend.
  • 22. ANCHOR Providence The National American Heart Association (AHA) recently was awarded a one-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to reduce chronic diseases and health disparities. The city of Providence was one of 15 markets across the nation to receive funding for this program, known as the Healthy Providence ANCHOR (HPA).
  • 23. Es Por La Vida Family Health Challenge? The American Heart Association invites you to join the Life is Why Family Health Challenge this September and take a stand to prevent childhood obesity in your home.
  • 24. Just Move: Our guide to physical activity (Spanish) Brochure Este folleto informa sobre la actividad fisica, ofrece estrategias para incorporarla en su rutina diaria (incluso si usted no es atleta) y alienta al lector a establecer metas de actividad fisica.
  • 25. Preventing Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents and Caretakers The American Heart Association offers tips for parents and guardians to help prevent childhood obesity.
  • 26. 5 Steps to Lose Weight The American Heart Association helps you take action and take steps to eat better and lose weight.
  • 27. The Price of Inactivity The American Heart Association explains the good news about physical activity and why moving for 30 minutes a day can change your life for the better.
  • 28. Life is Why Family Health Challenge Spanish Infographic The American Heart Association invites you to join the Life is Why Family Health Challenge this September and take a stand to prevent childhood obesity in your home.
  • 29. Minnesotans for Healthy Kids Coalition This coalition is working to reduce childhood obesity in Minnesota.
  • 30. By Any Other Name It's Still Sweetener The American Heart Association discusses the use of high fructose corn syrup and the overall consumption of added sugar in the American diet.


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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%