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  • 81. 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.
  • 82. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 83. 6th Annual New York Stroke Conference This program is designed to educate stroke healthcare professionals on current research findings and clinical standards of stroke management and treatment. Providing an opportunity for general discussion and collaboration regarding state stroke care initiatives.
  • 84. Changes in Behavior and Emotions After Stroke Brochure This brochure is our guide to understanding how a stroke can emotionally and physically affect behavior. It details the different effects of right-brain and left-brain strokes on behavior. It provides information on all common behavior changes.
  • 85. Recognition from Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Recognition from Get With The Guidelines-Stroke
  • 86. Berkshire County Heart Walk The Berkshire County Heart Walk is back! This fun family event is a great place to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 87. Why Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib) Matters Why is Atrial Fibrillation Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib) a Problem? The American Heart Association explains the consequences of atrial fibrillation, the causes of afib, the risks of afib, how atrial fibrillation may cause a stroke, how afib may cause heart failure and how afib may cause additional heart rhythm problems.
  • 88. Populations Heart and Stroke Statistical Updates - Populations
  • 89. Family Favorite Recipes Cookbook The American Heart Association's 2014 edition of Favorite Family Recipes magazine features updated information on how to eat healthy, grocery shop smart, read nutrition facts panels on food packaging, and create your own heart-healthy meal plans.
  • 90. Sex and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure can can impact your sex life.


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We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • 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
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%