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  • 81. Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Test The American Heart Association explains a Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Test.
  • 82. Can You Recognize a Heart Attack? Take our quiz to test your knowledge of heart attack warning signs.
  • 83. Radionuclide Ventriculography or Radionuclide Angiography (MUGA Scan) The American Heart Association explains a Radionuclide Ventriculography or Radionuclide Angiography (MUGA Scan).
  • 84. Warning Signs and Actions: Our Guide to Quick Action (Spanish) 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.
  • 85. Diagnosing a Heart Attack The American Heart Association explains how a heart attack is diagnosed and the various cardiac tests and cardiac procedures for heart attack diagnosis.
  • 86. Dial Don't Drive Atlanta Dial Don't Drive Atlanta
  • 87. Heart Attack Recovery FAQs The American Heart Association offers answers to frequently asked questions about recovering from heart attack such as How long will you need to rest after my heart attack? When can you go back to work after a heart attack? Is it normal to feel so depressed after a heart attack? Is chest pain normal after a heart attack? Why is cardiac rehabilitation important after a heart attack? Why are lifestyle changes important after a heart attack? What treatments will I need after my heart attack? What about sex after a heart attack?
  • 88. About Heart Attacks What is a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains myocardial infarction, also called heart attack.
  • 89. Lifestyle Changes for Heart Attack Prevention The American Heart Association offers these lifestyle changes to prevent heart attack including quitting smoking, good nutrition, reducing cholesterol, lowering blood pressure, being physically active, losing weight, managing diabetes, reducing stress and limiting alcohol.
  • 90. Death of a sibling can cause real heart ache original article page for simple science


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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%