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  • 91. Protect Your Heart in the Heat Hot Weather and heart disease can be a dangerous combination. The american Heart Association explains the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke you should know if you have a cardiovascular condition before spending a day in the sun.
  • 92. A daughter's devotion lives on December eblast WPK
  • 93. Let's Talk About Stroke and Rehabilitation Let's talk about stroke and rehabilitation.
  • 94. 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.
  • 95. Understanding Stroke Brochure (Spanish/English) This brochure provides a clear, concise overview of stroke, including major breakthroughs in treatment. It includes simple definitions of each risk factor and indicates which ones can and cannot be changed. It also gives patients and caregivers easy-to-remember steps to help them recognize and respond immediately to symptoms of stroke.
  • 96. About Arrhythmia What is an arrhythmia? The American Heart Association explains that arrhythmia refers to any change from the normal sequence of electrical impulses, such as atrial fibrillation, bradycardia, tachycardia, conduction disorders, rhythm disorders, ventricular fibrillation, premature contractions and more.
  • 97. Capital Region Heart Walk Join thousands in the fight against heart disease and stroke!
  • 98. High Blood Pressure, Afib and Your Risk of Stroke The American Heart Association explains the connection between high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation and stroke.
  • 99. Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Patient Management Tool Stroke Patient Management Tool
  • 100. 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.


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2014-2015 Expenditures

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  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%