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  • 21. Echocardiogram - Echo The American Heart Association explains that echocardiogram (echo) is a test that uses high frequency sound waves (ultrasound) to make pictures of your heart. Learn more.
  • 22. Tilt-Table Test The American Heart Association explains a Tilt-Table Test.
  • 23. Understand Your Risk for High Cholesterol High cholesterol is just one heart disease risk factor. The American Heart Association helps you to understand your risk for high cholesterol.
  • 24. Volunteer Helps Usher in New Era of Research Jacqueline Alikhaani, a long-time American Heart Association volunteer and PCORI ambassador has a great interest in seeing this collaboration work. Her husband?s main heart artery was 90 percent blocked before it was detected, narrowly avoiding a massive heart attack.
  • 25. Heart-Health Risk Assessments from the American Heart Association The American Heart Association offers these heart-health risk assessment tools such as heart attack risk asessment, high blood pressure risk calculator, my diabetes Life Assessment and My Life Check.
  • 26. Heart Attack or Stroke? Call 911 First. And Fast. Heart Attack or Stroke? Call 911 First. And Fast.
  • 27. Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) The American Heart Association explains that Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is a test that produces pictures of your heart. TEE uses high-frequency sound waves (ultrasound) to make detailed pictures of your heart and the arteries that lead to and from it
  • 28. Keith Ahrens' Story of Survival After a heart attack, Keith learned about sustainable heart-healthy eating, getting regular physical activity and changed his life.
  • 29. Heart Attack Risk Assessment What is your risk of a heart attack within the next 10 years? Find out with the American Heart Association's Heart Attack Risk Calculator.
  • 30. Carla Leonard: "That AED Saved My Life" Carla was 43 when she experienced what felt like ?a brain freeze to the chest? during the morning pledge. She went into sudden cardiac arrest. Read her story of survival brought to you by the American Heart Association.


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  • 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%