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  • 1. Learn About Get With The Guidelines-HF Learn about Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure
  • 2. Get With The Guidelines-HF Toolbox Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Toolbox
  • 3. Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics - Slide Sets Heart and Stroke Statistical Slide Sets
  • 4. Health Policy News Statements & Testimonies Health Policy News Statements & Testimonies
  • 5. Health Equity Initiatives Landing page for federal health equity initiatives
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  • 7. Walking your dog helps your heart original article page for simple science
  • 8. The couch is no place for people with heart defects original article page for simple science
  • 9. My Heart. My Life. - Big Island My Heart. My Life. - Big Island
  • 10. National Institutes of Health Research Federal issues page on NIH research
  • 11. Text reminders helped people take their heart medicines regularly original article page for simple science
  • 12. Heart failure or not you are paying for it original article page for simple science
  • 13. Getting fit in middle age may reduce your risk of heart failure original article page for simple science
  • 14. Union Bank is top Heart Walk team in the nation Our long-time supporter Union Bank was named the No. 1 Heart Walk team in the nation for 2012. Volunteer Voice, April 2013
  • 15. What is bad for your heart may be bad for your brain original article page for simple science
  • 16. If you were a preemie, beware possible heart problem original article page for simple science
  • 17. Spit from a tick leads to an entire lesson in blood clotting original article page for simple science
  • 18. Go Red For Women Heart CheckUp Take the Go Red For Women Heart CheckUp!
  • 19. Women wish doctors would discuss sex after heart attack original article page for simple science
  • 20. Conozca Su Corazón Heart disease and stroke in Utah remain the leading causes of death for both men and women?including Hispanics. Hispanics accounted for 13% of the population in 2010 with a 78% increase in population from 2000. This population is at increased risk for heart disease and stroke due to unhealthy lifestyle habits: 66% are obese or overweight, 67% are not physically active, 25% report high blood pressure, 10% have diabetes, and 13% of Utah Latinos self-report poor health. The majority of risk factors for heart disease are higher in Hispanics as compared to the Utah state average.
  • 21. Speeding up heart attack treatment. There is an app for that original article page for simple science
  • 22. Men Breakfast is important for your heart original article page for simple science
  • 23. My Heart. My Life. - North State The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020
  • 24. Youth Market 2013-14 Registration Form Register your school to participate in a Jump Rope For Heart or Hoops For Heart program for the 2013-14 year.
  • 25. The Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia The American Heart Association provides this heart and stroke encyclopedia. Search any term relating to cardiovascular health to learn more.
  • 26. New test could mean shorter hospital stay for women original article page for simple science
  • 27. My Heart. My Life. - Tucson Tucson Heart Walk - April 6, 2014 Join us raise on April 6 at Reid Park to raise awareness and funds for the American Heart Association's lifesaving research and initiatives at the 2014 Tucson Heart Walk. We look forward to seeing you!
  • 28. Fit-Friendly Worksites Forum Join the American Heart Association to gain fresh ideas and perspectives on improving health and wellness in your organization.
  • 29. Words from the Heart - Roxie Zullinger
  • 30. Family history inspires Heart Walk dedication Azziem Hassan Underwood?s commitment to the American Heart Association took on added meaning this summer. As he was gearing up for a second year as a Team Captain for the Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk, his identical twin brother Azzad suffered a massive heart attack.
  • 31. Welcome to The Heart of Diabetes Thanks for signing up for The Heart of Diabetes
  • 32. My Heart. My Life. - Stockton My Heart. My Life. Stockton
  • 33. 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.
  • 34. My Family Health Tree The American Heart Association offers this easy worksheet to help you learn your family health history of heart disease and stroke.
  • 35. INAP: The Mark Bieber Award This award honors the memory of Dr. Mark Bieber, one of the founding members of the AHA Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel, for his significant contributions to the field of nutritional science. The award is designed to recognize an early career investigator for outstanding nutrition-related research. Learn more.
  • 36. Hearty magic act: Disappearing stent keeps arteries open three years original article page for simple science
  • 37. My Heart. My Life. - Anchorage Join us at Heart Walk! The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 38. Making the Stroke Connection Annual Stroke Awards The American Stroke Association realizes the importance of recognizing individuals that help further our mission of building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Four awards are presented annually in Massachusetts at the Heart of Our Mission Awards event in September.
  • 39. North Country Heart Walk at Saratoga Springs Please join thousands of your friends and neighbors from the Saratoga and Glens Falls region at The North Country Heart Walk.
  • 40. My Heart. My Life. - South Sound My Heart. My Life. - South Sound
  • 41. My Heart. My Life. - Phoenix Phoenix Heart Walk - March 29, 2014 Join us at Wesley Bolin Plaza to help raise awareness and $1,200,000 for the American Heart Association's lifesaving research and initiatives. A special thank you to all our walkers, donors and volunteers who have already accepted the challenge to help fight heart disease and stroke.
  • 42. Preparing for Accountability: Managing Cost and Quality in Heart Failure Join us for a free monthly web conference series designed to help hospital providers navigate the road blocks of heart failure and manage cost and quality in the new decade.
  • 43. Union Bank is 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team Congratulations to our longtime supporter Union Bank, N.A., which has been named the 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team.
  • 44. Frutas y hortalizas frescas, congeladas o enlatadas Frutas y hortalizas frescas, congeladas o enlatadas
  • 45. Measure Your Risks Posters Hang this 17" x 22" poster in high-traffic areas to alert everybody to risk factors of heart disease and stroke. The poster is printed in English on one side, and Spanish on the reverse.
  • 46. Average American has at least 4 of 7 major heart-health risk factors original article page for simple science
  • 47. My Heart. My Life. - Greater Treasure Valley My Heart. My Life. - Greater Treasure Valley
  • 48. My Heart. My Life. - Greater Bay Area My Heart. My Life. - Greater Bay Area
  • 49. My Heart. My Life - Central Valley The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 50. My Heart. My Life. - Sacramento The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier.
  • 51. My Heart. My Life. - Northwest Montana The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 52. Heart-Healthy Recipes Brochure Recipes for a Heart Healthy Diet from the American Heart Association
  • 53. Peripheral Angiogram The American Heart Association explains that a peripheral angiogram is a test that uses X-rays to help your doctor find narrowed or blocked areas in one or more of the arteries that supply blood to your legs. The test is also called a peripheral arteriogram.
  • 54. My Heart. My Life - San Diego My Heart. My Life - San Diego Heart Walk! The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 55. If Your Child Has a Congenital Heart Defect Brochure This full-color 64-page booklet is a comprehensive, informative guide for parents with a child with a congenital heart defect. It helps prepare parents for the medical and surgical treatments their child may require. It describes and illustrates a variety of common heart defects, tells how the defects are diagnosed and treated, and discusses the child's special needs.
  • 56. For Your Children: Our Guide (Spanish) Our guide to help you safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke
  • 57. 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.
  • 58. Heart and Stroke Walk of Silicon Valley Silicon Valley Heart and Stroke Walk - October 11, 2014 Join us at KLA-Tencor Campus, Milpitas, CA to help raise awareness for The American Heart Association. The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 59. Life's Simple 7 Brochure (Spanish) A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's seven steps for achieving ideal cardiovascular health. Encourages the reader to take the My Life Check® assessment and create an action plan for a healthier life.
  • 60. Support Network comes to life in Phoenix Stroke survivor Janice Edwards-Jackson is helping our new Support Network come to life in Phoenix, AZ. She notes, ?It?s nice to have others to identify with. You don?t understand something until you go through it.?
  • 61. My Heart. My Life. - Inland Northwest The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 62. Walking for a Healthy Heart Brochure This is an upbeat brochure on the benefits of walking and the ways people can make physical fitness part of their lives. It stresses that you don't have to be an athlete to appreciate the benefits of regular physical activity.
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  • 64. My Heart. My Life. - Ventura County My Heart. My Life. - Ventura County
  • 65. My Heart. My Life. - Kern County My Heart. My Life. - Kern County
  • 66. My Heart. My Life. - Inland Empire The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier.
  • 67. 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.
  • 68. Cocina simple con productos Corazón Almacenamiento The American Heart Association has all the information you need on storing fruits and vegetables with this Simple Cooking with Heart Food Storage Infographic.
  • 69. Cardioversion The American Heart Association explains cardioversion, why people have cardioversion, the risks, preparation and what happens before, during and after this text.
  • 70. Recetas saludables para su corazón / Heart-Healthy Recipes, Bilingual Edition The American Heart Association's Recetas saludables para su corazón/Heart-Healthy Recipes, bilingual edition is a 48-page magazine cookbook, including 22 healthy recipes (both in Spanish and English) and four-color images throughout the booklet.
  • 71. American Heart Association Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) Learn more about the American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP).
  • 72. Brian L. Black, Ph.D. – Science is Why Long time research volunteer Brian L. Black, Ph. D., says, ?For me, the AHA's commitment to understanding the science required to eventually cure cardiovascular disease and stroke is Why.?
  • 73. Heartburn or heart attack? Even though they share some common symptoms, the American Heart Association explains the difference between heartburn and heart attack.
  • 74. 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
  • 75. 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.
  • 76. Women, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure Information about the seriousness of heart disease and stroke, related risk factors (including family history, diabetes, cholesterol, and high blood pressure), warning signs, and what to do in an acute event.
  • 77. Comer sano durante todo el invierno Comer sano durante todo el invierno
  • 78. Fairbanks Go Red For Women Go Red For Women in Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • 79. Leadership in Action -- April 2014 I?d like to share why I work for the American Heart Association. My first interaction with the association was as a terrified mother seeking information when my daughter Amanda was born 20 years ago with an atrial septal defect, literally a "hole" in the wall that separates the top two chambers of the heart.
  • 80. Heart-Healthy Recipes Brochure - Bilingual Edition This brochure provides 22 culturally appropriate recipes presented in English and Spanish.
  • 81. Heart-Check Mark for Health Professionals Heart-healthy grocery shopping is easy when you your patients look for the American Heart Association's Heart Check mark on the food label in the grocery store.
  • 82. Cocinando sano y dentro del presupuesto Cocinando sano y dentro del presupuesto. Es mentira que comer alimentos sanos cuesta más; para empezar, cocinar en casa le permite ahorrar unos dólares, además, le da control sobre las porciones. Aquí hay algunas sugerencias para que ahorre dinero ¡y mejore su salud!
  • 83. Making Healthy Food and Lifestyle Choices Brochure This brochure gives a great overview of how you can make simple changes in your life and diet to improve your health. A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons you have to fight cardiovascular disease. It's not as hard as you may think! Remember, it is the overall pattern of the choices you make that counts.
  • 84. For Your Children Brochure: Safeguard them from heart disease and stroke High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity and smoking have always been "adult" topics. But many children have the same risk factors as their parents. This brochure will help parents understand that childhood behaviors lead to adult behaviors. It will support efforts to curb the risk in children.
  • 85. Your Child's Abnormal Heart Rhythm Brochure This brochure provides information on the diagnosis of heart rhythm disturbances, common types of rhythm disturbances (PAC, PVC, SVT, etc.) and treatments.
  • 86. My Heart. My Life. - Greater Los Angeles The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. Register for the Greater Los Angeles Heart Walk and then join us at any one of our seven celebration events across Greater Los Angeles County.
  • 87. Cómo esconder las hortalizas en las comidas Cómo esconder las hortalizas en las comidas
  • 88. My Heart. My Life. - Portland Portland & SW Washington Heart & Stroke Walk Thank you to everyone who joined us last year at the Heart Walk! We are looking forward to another successful walk on May 17, 2014. Register now and help the American Heart Association raise money to save lives!
  • 89. My Heart. My Life. - Utah My Heart. My Life. - Utah Heart Walk - The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 90. Best Practices Center Heart Failure Best Practices Center Heart Failure
  • 91. About Heart Transplants Brochure: Our Guide for Patients and Their Families Discusses the conditions that render a patient in need of a heart transplant, what happens during the procedure, expected survival rates, and the potential complications following surgery. The process of organ donation is also discussed. Now updated with full-color photographic artwork.
  • 92. Go Red for Women Recipes for the Heart Cookbook The American Heart Association's 2014 limited-edition magazine cookbook, Recipes for the Heart, is a 96-page digest-size publication created to inspire women to take care of their hearts by eating wisely.
  • 93. Easy Food Tips for Heart-Healthy Eating Brochure This brochure shows practical ways to get cholesterol and fat out of your diet. It recommends healthy foods, tells how to read nutrition labels, and gives daily fat intake guidelines.
  • 94. Mediterranean Diet The American Heart Association explains the basics of the Mediterranean Diet.
  • 95. After Your Heart Attack Brochure: Our guide to help you recover This brochure answers the myriad questions patients have after a heart attack. It provides an overview of why heart attacks occur, and the lasting physical effects. Also includes sections on returning to work, depression, family members? emotions, and reducing risk factors to prevent recurrent events.
  • 96. Heart-Check Mark Logos The American Heart Association's Heart-Check mark Food Certification logos.
  • 97. 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.
  • 98. Tucson Go Red For Women Go Red For Women in Tucson, Arizona.
  • 99. Living with Heart Failure Brochure (Spanish/English) This brochure explains the causes and symptoms of congestive heart failure and looks at treatments including diuretics, vasodilators, digitalis, sodium and potassium control, and surgery. It reassures readers that medicine and lifestyle changes can make a full, active life possible.
  • 100. AHA Central Coast Recognizes Union Bank as the 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team The American Heart Association?s (AHA) longtime supporter, Union Bank, N.A, has been named the 2013 Top National Heart Walk Team, making it the third time the bank has earned this distinction. Union Bank was also the Top National Heart Walk Team in 2012 and 2010. Bank employees, family, friends and customers collectively raised more than $580,000 during the 2013 Heart Walk campaign.


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