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  • 51. Tilt-Table Test The American Heart Association explains a Tilt-Table Test.
  • 52. Invasive Tests and Procedures The American Heart Association explains the various invasive tests and cardiac procedures for heart patients such as Blood Tests, Cardiac Catheterization, Transesophageal Echocardiography, TEE and Electrophysiologic Tests.
  • 53. 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.
  • 54. Heart Attack or Sudden Cardiac Arrest: How Are They Different? People often use the terms heart attack and cardiac arrest interchangeably, but they are not synonyms. The American Heart Association explains the difference between the two and what to do in each case.
  • 55. 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.
  • 56. Heart Attack or Stroke? Call 911 First. And Fast. Heart Attack or Stroke? Call 911 First. And Fast.
  • 57. 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
  • 58. Understand Your Risk for High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association helps you understand your risk of high blood pressure, also called hypertension, by looking at family history, age, diet and poor nutrition like a high-sodium diet, obesity and lack of exercise, alcohol as well as stress, smoking and sleep apnea.
  • 59. Don't Let Your Heart Quit! Control Your Blood Pressure. Is your heart trying to tell you something? Get your blood pressure to a healthy range before your heart quits on you.
  • 60. 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.


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  • 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
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%