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  • 11. Meditation and Heart Health The American Heart Association explains that meditation could help you lower your risks of cardiovascular disease.
  • 12. Holter Monitor Diary While you're being monitored by a Holter monitor, it's important to keep an accurate diary of your activities and symptoms during the test.
  • 13. Staying Fit With Chronic Pain The American Heart Association explains protecting your heart health can seem overwhelming if you also battle chronic pain. Learn these tips on how to balance the two.
  • 14. Smokefree Idaho Everyone has the right to breathe clean air. There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke and studies show that nonsmokers exposed to high levels of tobacco smoke on the job double their risk of getting lung cancer. There is overwhelming scientific evidence that secondhand tobacco smoke is directly linked to heart disease, the number one killer of both men and women. A person shouldn?t be forced to choose between their job and their health. We need your stories and support as we work in communities across our state to ensure the health of all workers. If you are willing to share your feelings on the issue please share them below.
  • 15. Life's Simple 7 for Kids The American Heart Association offers these great tips on keeping your kids heart healthy with Life's Simple 7.
  • 16. Life's Simple 7 | Losing Weight The American Heart Association explains that losing weight is one of Life's Simply 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and stroke and gives steps you can take to lose extra pounds.
  • 17. Aspirin and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains the benefits and risks of aspirin therapy to help prevent heart attacks for heart disease patients.
  • 18. Women, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure Information about the seriousness of heart disease and stroke, related risk factors (including family history, diabetes, cholesterol, and high blood pressure), warning signs, and what to do in an acute event.
  • 19. Make the Effort to Prevent Heart Disease with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association explains Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease.
  • 20. Prevention Strategies for Atrial Fibrillation (AFib or AF) How do you prevent atrial fibrillation? The American Heart Association explains the best strategies for preventing afib, how to reduce your risk of complications associated with atrial fibrillation and how to to prevent or reduce your risk for stroke.


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%