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  • 31. High Blood Pressure and African Americans The American Heart Association helps explain why being African American raises your chances of having high blood pressure, also called hypertension.
  • 32. 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
  • 33. Warning Signs and Actions: Our Guide to Quick Action This brochure provides information on how acting quickly can save lives by emphasizing three key steps: Know the warning signs, Call 9-1-1, Give CPR.
  • 34. Warning Signs of a Heart Attack What are the warning signs of a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains the most common symptoms of heart attack in men and women.
  • 35. Sharon Shields: Walking Toward Inspiration Sharon Shields: Walking Toward Inspiration
  • 36. Sex and Heart Disease Brochure This brochure addresses resumption of sex after a heart attack or heart surgery, possible effects of medication, and several myths and misconceptions regarding sex and heart disease.
  • 37. Cardioversion The American Heart Association explains cardioversion, why people have cardioversion, the risks, preparation and what happens before, during and after this text.
  • 38. Heartburn or heart attack? Even though they share some common symptoms, the American Heart Association explains the difference between heartburn and heart attack.
  • 39. Early Warning Signs of a Heart Attack or Stroke Early warning signs of a heart attack or stroke, if these signs are present call 9-1-1
  • 40. Signs of a Heart Attack Brochure (Spanish) Este folleto facil de leer explica las senales de aviso de un ataque al corazon. Incluye indicaciones claras que explican como responder si los sintomas se presentan, incluyendo el paso mas importante de todos: llame al 911.


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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%