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Single-Parent and Working-Parent Heart Health
The American Heart Association explains how single parents and working parents can find time for heart health and health eating.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course that uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics.
Problem: Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral regurgitation is leakage of blood backward through the mitral valve each time the left ventricle contracts. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
The Ross procedure is often very effective for treating damaged aortic valves. Learn why it works
Through dynamic training solutions, the American Heart Association prepares healthcare providers to effectively respond to life-threatening cardiac events. A variety of course options with continuing ed credits are available.
Problem: Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
Pulmonary stenosis is a restriction of blood flowing through the valve from the heart to the lungs. Learn about treatment and ongoing care of this condition.
Numbers don't lie
?Numbers don?t lie,? notes one of our Latina volunteers. ?I finally found something that helps my family see that they need to take care of their health.? She is referring to Heart 360®, the American Heart Association on-line tool that helps people monitor blood pressure as part of their overall heart health, while also providing helpful advice and information.
HeartCode® BLS Part 1
HeartCode® BLS Part 1 is a Web-based, self-paced instructional program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings.
Help your family by cooking at home
Preparing home cooked meals helps your family live a healthier lifestyle, which is especially important for Latinos at high risk for heart disease and stroke. The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association makes cooking at home easy with our Simple Cooking With Heart program. Juntos, March 2013
Public Funding for Prevention
Public Funding for Prevention
Utah volunteer helps Latinos take charge of their health
Utah volunteer, Brenelly Flores, helps Latinos take charge of their health
Summer Tips for a Healthy Heart
The American Heart Association offers these top tips for staying heart healthy this summer.
Our cookbooks and health guides are the perfect resource to read about healthy living.
Healthy Diet Goals
Start your heart-healthy diet today by knowing the basics of eating healthy.
Las Vegas chef proves healthy foods taste good
Go Red Por Tu Corazón continues to create excitement in Las Vegas celebrating the energy, passion and power of Latinas working together to wipe out heart disease. Local volunteers include Chef Leticia Gardea who was a featured speaker at the second annual Go Red Por Tu Corazón luncheon highlighting American Heart Month on Feb. 23.
Problem: Aortic Valve Stenosis
Aortic stenosis (or AS) is a narrowing of the aortic valve opening. Learn how it affects the heart valve and what you can do about it.
Problem: Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic regurgitation describes the leakage of the aortic valve each time the left ventricle relaxes. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
Heart Valve Problems and Causes
If you?re seeking to better understand a heart valve problem, the American Heart Association can help. Learn about potential problems and causes of heart valve issues.
Greater Boston Cultural Health Initiatives
Great Boston cultural health initiatives
Health Equity Volunteer Leadership
Our volunteers and our partners are at the heart and soul of our mission. The American Heart Association strives to be a true partner and resource for the communities of Greater Boston.
Heart Valves and Infective Endocarditis
Learn about infective endocarditis and how it can affect your heart valves.
Heart Valve Terms and Related Conditions
As you prepare for heart valve testing for a complete diagnosis, here are some terms and related conditions you may find helpful
BLS for Healthcare Providers - Classroom
The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
Risks for Heart Valve Problems
Learn who is at risk of having heart valve problems or valvular heart disease.
Greater Boston Cultural Health Initiatives Local Programs
Local programs in greater Boston for cultural health initiatives
Problem: Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral stenosis is a narrowing of the mitral valve opening. Learn about its causes and treatments.
Health Equity in the Northeast
Health Equity for the American Heart Association Founders Affiliate.
Testing for Heart Valve Problems
To fully understand your heart valve problem, your medical team may want to perform a series of tests to provide a complete picture of what needs repair and what may be best left alone. Learn about the various tests you may undergo.
Understanding Heart Valve Problems and Causes
Many heart valve problems can be identified by the presence of a murmur. This can indicate valve problems such as stenosis, regurgitation, prolapse and atresia.
Medications for Heart Valve Symptoms
Most valve conditions cannot be treated with medication alone. Sometimes the problem is not severe enough to require surgical repair, but it is bothersome enough to cause symptoms or risks. In cases like these, a condition might be effectively managed for a while with medication.
Heart-Healthy Holiday Gifts
The American Heart Association offers these small heart-healthy holiday gift ideas.
Problem: Heart Valve Stenosis
Stenosis is the term for a heart valve that doesn?t open properly. Learn about the different types of stenosis or stenotic valves.
Types of Replacement Heart Valves
If you need to have a heart valve replacement, there are several choices to consider when selecting the type of valve you need. Learn more about them.
Tips for Eating Breakfast
Heart-healthy dining out tips for eating breakfast from The American Heart Association.
Healthy Living Goals for Heart Valve Patients
Read articles for a strong recovery from heart valve treatment, download patient hand outs, and cheer yourself on as you reach your healthy living goals.
Problem: Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Prolapse is condition in which the two valve flaps of the mitral valve do not close evenly. Learn about MVP's symptoms and treatment.
Delicious Decisions: Cookbooks and Recipes from American Heart Association
Cookbooks from Healthy Slow Cooker to Quick & Easy: all filled with delicious healthy recipes from the American Heart Association.
Problem: Pulmonary Valve Regurgitation
Pulmonary regurgitation (PR, also called pulmonic regurgitation) is a leaky pulmonary valve. Learn about its symptoms and causes.
Paula Battle walks her way to better health
Paula Battle walked her way to better health four years ago and is dedicated to helping others do the same. ?Walk, Walk, Walk,? she tells everybody. ?If you can move, you can walk and be fit.?
The American Heart Association's Diet and Lifestyle Recommendations
The American Heart Association's Diet & Lifestyle Recommendations.
When A Heart Murmur Signals Valve Disease
Problematic heart murmurs are most often related to defective heart valves. Learn more about ongoing care of this condition.
"Innocent" Heart Murmur
Although some heart murmurs do indicate heart valve problems, many heart murmurs are considered to be ?innocent? or harmless. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
Have a Heart-Healthy Football Season
The American Heart Association Explains that finding heart-healthy alternatives to high-fat foods common at football-watching parties is easy with these tips.
Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of High Cholesterol
Three simple steps: get tested, make a plan and follow your doctor's recommendations to manage your cholesterol.
Harlem Go Red For Women Educational Forum
Outreach event to raise awareness of cardiovascular diseases & stroke, remove race & ethnicity barriers, provide education & tools for action--all enlisting the women of Harlem.
Options and Considerations for Heart Valve Surgery
Heart valve disease is not a condition that should be ignored when treatment is recommended. Learn about the risks associated with treatment.
Children, teens blood pressures increasing
original article page for simple science
Philadelphia Goes Red Champion
Philadelphia Goes Red Champion
Problem: Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
Tricuspid stenosis is a narrowing of the tricuspid valve opening. Learn how it affects your heart valves.
Conozca Su Corazón
Conozca Su Corazón, Utah
Protein and Heart Health
Think every meal should include protein? Actually, most of us are getting far more protein than we actually need. The American Heart Association explains that meat is high in saturated fat and can raise blood cholesterol levels. Learn to find a balance with fruits, vegetables and protein.
Choosing a Restaurant
Nutrition Center - Dining Out - Choosing a Restaurant
Problem: Heart Valve Regurgitation
Regurgitation occurs when blood flows back through the valve as the leaflets are closing or blood leaks through the leaflets when they should be completely closed. Learn about the types and how to deal with this heart condition.
About PGR Partnership
About Philly Goes Red
Heart-Healthy Valentine's Day Tips
Problem: Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation
Tricuspid regurgitation is leakage of blood backwards through the tricuspid valve each time the right ventricle contracts. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
Heart Valve Disease Risks, Signs and Symptoms
The American Heart Association provides information on the signs and symptoms of heart valve disease as well as who is at risk.
Delicious Decisions: Chicken Tortilla Soup
Chicken Tortilla Soup, American Heart Association Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook
The Price of Inactivity
The consequences and problems from our overweight society are sobering. However, we can all make changes. Here's the good news about physical activity and why moving for 30 minutes a day can change your life for the better.
Doctor Appointments: Questions to Ask Your Doctor
The American Heart Association explains that one of the most important relationships you?ll ever have is the one you?ll develop with your doctor. Learn why.
Fairbanks Go Red For Women
Go Red For Women in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Lifestyle and Risk Reduction
The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets answer important questions about quitting smoking, improving your diet, increasing physical activity, and controlling cholesterol and high blood pressure.
Media PGR Partnerships
Philadelphia Goes Red
Why is Getting Active So Important?
Physical activity is proven to improve both mental and physical health. The American Heart Association gives information about importance of physical activity
Delicious Decisions: Shrimp Jambalaya
Shrimp Jambalaya, American Heart Association Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook
Access to Medicaid and Medicare
Access to Medicare and Medicaid Federal Issues page
5 Goals to Healthy Eating
The American Heart Association recommends adding these five simple healthy eating habits to your daily life over the next couple of weeks.
Work with Your Health Care Team
The American Heart Association explains the importance of working with your healthcare team to learn your family history of diabetes, adhere to your treatment plan and be honest about it, monitoring your health numbers and seeing your healthcare provider regularly.
SWA Health Fair Kits
Are you having a health fair? Due to limited resources, we are unable to send a representative to your event and cannot provide printed materials. We value your interest in and support of the American Heart Association, and have materials available for purchase and/or download and distribution at your event.
Getting a Second Medical Opinion
The American Heart Association offers this advice about getting second opinions on medical advice on important medical decisions without fear of offending your healthcare provider.
Delicious Decisions: Peach and Berry Crumble
Peach and Berry Crumble, American Heart Association No-Fad Diet: A Personal Plan for Healthy Weight Loss.
Vitamin Supplements: Healthy or Hoax?
Can vitamin supplements really make you healthier? Some can be beneficial, but the key to vitamin and mineral success is eating a balanced diet. The American Heart Association recommends, before taking vitamin and mineral supplements, talk to your physician about your personal dietary plan. Learn why in this My Heart and Stroke News article.
Healthier Preparation Methods for Cooking
Nutrition Center - Healthy Cooking - Healthier Preparation Methods
The American Heart Association explains hospice care how it helps patients and their families navigate the complex issues associated with a prolonged illness, including medical care, financial concerns and living arrangements.
Eating Fast Food
The American Heart Association offers this food for thought when eating fast food.
Heart Valve Diagnosis Criteria
As you prepare for heart valve testing for a complete diagnosis, there are several criteria used to determine your particular needs.
Promatoras fight hypertension in Latino communities
promatoras help fight heart disease
Get Involved PGR Partnership
Get Involved PGR Partnership
Health Care Reform and You
Health Care Reform and You: how the new health reform laws will affect you
Health Literacy | Understanding What Your Doctor Is Saying
The American Heart Association helps you learn what to do if you don't understand what you healthcare provider is telling you.
Depression and Heart Disease
The American Heart Association explains that once someone has a heart attack, heart surgery or stroke many end up developing depression and people need to be aware of this connection.
Getting as little as 30 minutes of physical activity a day can reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. The American Heart Association's physical activity website offers recommendations on how to reduce your risk of heart disease and better your heart health.
Manage Holiday Stress Without Hurting Your Heart
The American Heart Association recommends that you fight holiday stress by staying heart-healthy with these stress-relieving tips.
Delicious Decisions: Cinnamon Quinoa with Peaches
Cinnamon Quinoa with Peaches, American Heart Association Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook
Top 10 Cooking Tips
The American Heart Association offers these top 10 healthy cooking tips.
5 Goals to Losing Weight
The American Heart Association helps you take action and set goals to eat better and lose weight.
Getting an Accurate Heart Valve Diagnosis
In order to decide the best treatment for your heart valve condition, you?ll need a careful evaluation. An accurate diagnosis helps you and your treatment team determine the risks and benefits of your treatment options.
Vermont Go Red For Women Luncheon
The American Heart Association's Vermont Go Red For Women Luncheon--filled with fun and educational opportunities--is a great day to share with friends and family.
Sodium (Salt or Sodium Chloride)
The American Heart Association explains how excess sodium in the diet can lead to high blood pressure and how the average American diet gets almost twice as much sodium daily as recommended.
Heart Valve Surgery Goals
When any person is considering heart valve replacement, it can be helpful to know the overall goals of the procedure and how your medical professionals will track the success and your return to wellness. Here are some of the likely goals for any valve surgery.
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR or TAVI)
Patients who cannot tolerate surgery for aortic valve replacement may be good candidates for a less invasive approach called TAVI or TAVR.
Kitchen Fats Quiz
Are you cooking with the best kitchen fats? Take this two-part quiz to find out.
Health Equity: Eliminating Bias by Age, Ethnicity, Gender and More
The American Heart Association explains health disparities and our efforts to bring health equity to socially or economically disadvantaged communities across the United States.
The American Heart Association explains how excess sodium in the diet can lead to serious health issues with these infographics.
Getting Started - Tips for Long-term Success
Tips for long term physical activity success
Eat 3 or More Whole-Grain Foods Every Day
Goal 2 of the 5 Goals for Eating Healthy is Eat 3 or More Whole-Grain Foods Every Day.
Resources to get you moving
Resources to help get you moving
The American Heart Association offers programs for the classroom and for the gym to get help kids healthy and performing better in school.
You and Your Healthcare Team
The American Heart Association explains that you can improve the care you receive by talking with your healthcare team about your concerns, asking questions and getting the facts.
Delicious Decisions: Shrimp Tacos
Shrimp Tacos, American Heart Association Healthy Family Meals.