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  • 1. Manage Blood Pressure With Life's Simple 7 Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn how to manage blood pressure with some simple steps from Life's Simple 7.
  • 2. Go Red For Women Heart CheckUp Take the Go Red For Women Heart CheckUp!
  • 3. Science News Video: ESC 2010: Mariell Jessup on Sunday Hot Lines ESC Science News Video Page: Mariell Jessup Interview on Hot Lines presented Sunday, Aug. 29 at ESC Congress 2010.
  • 4. What the American Heart Association Means to me volunteer voice, mary fastenau, leadership in action
  • 5. Heart-Check Mark: 1995 to Today The look of the Heart-Check mark has changed over the years, but you can you can trust that it always represents the sound science and expertise of the American Heart Association.
  • 6. Guidelines for Requests to Translate Materials Permission may be granted to translate AHA material if the request meets the listed criteria.
  • 7. Guidelines for Use Materials in Electronic Format Permission may be granted to use American Heart materials on third party websites with the listed caveats.
  • 8. Best Practices Center Data Management Best Practices Center Data Management
  • 9. Layered Mexican Casserole Try our low-cholesterol recipe for Layered Mexican Casserole.
  • 10. Lettuce-Wrap Tacos with Black Beans and Corn Try our low-cholesterol recipe for Lettuce-Wrap Tacos with Black Beans and Corn.
  • 11. Webinar: Cultural Competency - A Road Map to Advancing Health Equity This web conference is designed to provide medical professionals working with patients in the hospital and clinic-based environment with strategies that promote the delivery of inclusive and culturally competent health care.
  • 12. Support Student Initiatives in the SWA Donate $25 today to help student initiatives in Arkansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming
  • 13. New York State Stroke Conference 2012: Speaker Presentations Speakers presentations from the 2012 New York State Stroke Conference: Maximizing Stroke Quality of Care: Key Ingredients
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. Making the Stroke Connection: Stroke Survivors and Caregivers Forum This educational event will provide information and resources to the stroke survivor community through presentations, vendors and networking.
  • 16. 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.
  • 17. Managing Your Medicines: Our Guide to Effective Medicine Management (Brochure) Contains tips and tools to help readers learn new strategies for medication adherence and adopt and maintain healthy behaviors.
  • 18. Eat More Fruits and Vegetables The American Heart Association explains Goal 1 of the 5 Goals to Eating Healthy is to eat more fruits and vegetables.
  • 19. International Reviewer - ECC Programs International reviewers of American Heart Association's Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) training materials and documents provide critical review and volunteer hours.
  • 20. Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Course is a classroom course that teaches employees how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials.
  • 21. 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.
  • 22. 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 CheckŪ assessment and create an action plan for a healthier life.
  • 23. Guidelines for ECC Use The American Heart Association grants permission to use algorithms, tables and illustrations from current ECC materials according to the fee schedule listed. The AHA no longer grants permission to use older black-and-white line drawing illustrations.
  • 24. 2016 Philadelphia Heart Ball 2016 Philadelphia Heart Ball
  • 25. Heart-Check Health Professional Toolkit Client / Patient Materials The American Heart Association offers these materials to help you teach your clients/patients how to use the Heart-Check mark.
  • 26. 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.
  • 27. 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.
  • 28. International Distributors The American Heart Association (AHA) publishes ECC training materials in several difference languages.
  • 29. My Healthcare Quality Map The next best thing to wiping heart disease and stroke off the map is putting quality healthcare onto it. Find recognized, accredited, and certified hospitals near you. Learn what recognitions, accreditations, and certifications tell you about quality healthcare. How your healthcare team can get involved in hospital quality programs. When to call 911. Learn hands-only CPR. Help save lives today.
  • 30. Science News Video: ESC 2010: Mariell Jessup ESC Science News Video Page: Mariell Jessup Interview on ESC & Why you should attend.
  • 31. Chino Hills Teacher's Inspirational "Change Of Life" Diet and exercise worked for Laura. ?I used to stop by the drive-through and get a burger all the time. Now I can?t recall the last time I?ve done that.? She never intended to run marathons, her goal was to get into better shape to prolong life.
  • 32. Heart-Check Mark Logos The American Heart Association's Heart-Check mark Food Certification logos.
  • 33. Dear Neighbor Campaign - A great way to get involved! Page about Dear Neighbor Campaign
  • 34. Losing Weight and Getting Healthier The American Heart Association explains the risks associated with obesity and how you can get healthier and more active.
  • 35. Little Hats, Big Hearts Massachusetts Knit or crochet hats for newborns Massachusetts Little Hats, Big Hearts project.
  • 36. Mission: Lifeline Wyoming Materials Materials and meeting minutes for the Mission: Lifeline Wyoming project
  • 37. Eat More Chicken, Fish and Beans The American Heart Association explains the nutritional benefits of eating more chicken, fish and beans for heart health.
  • 38. Life's Simple 7 Brochure A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's recommendations for healthy living: avoid tobacco smoke, monitor high blood pressure, eat food low in cholesterol and saturated fats, be physically active, maintain a healthy weight, and have regular medical exams. 4 pages, 4" x 8?"
  • 39. Treating Obesity as a Disease According to new guidelines released by the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and The Obesity Society in November 2013, doctors should consider obesity a disease and more actively treat obese patients for weight loss. Learn more.
  • 40. International Materials The American Heart Association publishes valuable training materials in many foreign languages, including Spanish, German, Portuguese, Japanese, Arabic, Italian, Chinese, and French.
  • 41. International Distribution and Licensing The American Heart Association?s Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) signs legal agreements with various organizations across the world to enable quality training and products for Emergency Cardiovascular Care.
  • 42. Losing Weight the Healthy Way (Brochure) The basics of weight management, in just a few easy-to-read pages. Includes information on how to develop a healthy eating plan, select and prepare food, and become more physically active.
  • 43. Tulsa Sweethearts & Mavericks Program Tulsa Sweethearts and Mavericks are sophomore students that participate in educational, leadership and social activities during the school year, and are presented at the American Heart Association?s historic Heart Ball in February each year. This program is limited to 70 participants per year.
  • 44. Too Much Sodium Infographic The American Heart Association explains that 9 out of 10 Americans consume too much sodium with this new infographic.
  • 45. BMI in Children The American Heart Association offers this information on BMI in children and steps parents and guardians can take to avoid childhood obesity.
  • 46. 2016 Louisville Heart Ball 2016 Louisville Heart Ball
  • 47. QI Find your Hospital Being informed is important. Especially when it comes to health care. Our easy-to-use map puts information about area hospitals at your fingertips.
  • 48. The Effects of Excess Sodium Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn the effects of excess sodium on your health and appearance.
  • 49. A Daughter's Devotion Continues Judy Marlow-Ratway donor story
  • 50. Building a Tobacco-Free Nation National advocacy department web page with general info on AHA's federal and state tobacco control work
  • 51. Don't Fall Prey to Portion Distortion Big portion sizes can mean you?re getting more food than your body can stomach to maintain a healthy weight. The American Heart Association explains how much to put on your plate to help control how much you eat.
  • 52. Heart-Check Health Professional Resources The American Heart Association provides the most relevant professional nutrition resources, all in one place.
  • 53. Farmer's Market Omelets Brighten up your breakfast, lunch, or dinner menu with these flavorful omelets, full of fresh vegetables and fragrant basil.
  • 54. Heart-Check Mark for Food Manufacturers & Trade Associations Certify your hear-healthy products with the American Heart Association.
  • 55. Free AHA Magazines for Patients & Their Families Subscribe to these free magazines offered by The American Heart Association.
  • 56. Losing Weight Losing weight means changing the balance of calories in to calories out. Learn more about shedding extra pounds and keeping it off from The American Heart Association.
  • 57. Heart-Check Mark for Grocery Retailers Bring the resources of the American Heart Association into your store with the Heart-Check mark.
  • 58. Free Patient/Caregiver Magazines Subscribe to these free magazines offered by The American Heart Association.
  • 59. Meals Without Meat The American Heart Association explains that eating meals without meat can help lower your cholesterol and help reduce your risk of heart disease and offers these suggestions on how to do it.
  • 60. Understanding the American Obesity Epidemic What is obesity? The American Heart Association defines obesity and explains how obesity has become an epidemic and what we can do about it.
  • 61. Making Trade-offs to Reduce Fat and Sugar The American Heart Association helps you learn to make trade-offs to reduce fat and sugar in your attempts to eat healthy or lose weight.
  • 62. 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
  • 63. 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.
  • 64. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Stress The American Heart Associations answers these frequently asked questions about stress and your health.
  • 65. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) The American Heart Association explains that Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a non-invasive test that uses a magnetic field and radiofrequency waves to create detailed pictures of organs and structures inside your body. It can be used to examine your heart and blood vessels, and to identify areas of the brain affected by stroke.
  • 66. Heart-Check Professional Resources The American Heart Association's Heart-Check mark program offers useful resources for all types of professionals in the nutrition industry.
  • 67. About PGR Partnership_1435599588640 About Philly Goes Red
  • 68. Risks for Heart Valve Problems Learn who is at risk of having heart valve problems, or valvular heart disease.
  • 69. Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of High Cholesterol Three simple steps: get tested, make a plan and follow your doctor's recommendations to manage your cholesterol.
  • 70. 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.
  • 71. 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.
  • 72. 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.
  • 73. Managing Your Medicines The American Heart Association has information for cardiac rehab patients on managing and taking medications.
  • 74. Heart Valve Surgery Recovery and Follow Up Learn what to expect after heart valve surgery and other recovery issues.
  • 75. Recognizing the Symptoms of Worsening Heart Valve Disease Would you recognize the symptoms of worsening heart valve disease? When heart valve problems are severe, there are often no recognizable symptoms until heart damage has progressed significantly,
  • 76. Heart Insight Magazine Heart Insight is the American Heart Association?s FREE quarterly magazine for patients, families, and caregivers, which focuses on the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease and related conditions.
  • 77. New Hampshire Heart and Stroke Walk The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association?s signature fundraising event, which promotes physical activity and heart-healthy living in a fun environment. The Heart Walk brings together companies, families and their teams to fight heart disease and stroke. Your company can enter one or several teams that walk and raise money together for the event. The camaraderie and friendly competition brings team members together for a very worthy cause. Companies and coworkers reap the many benefits of good health and teamwork including an increase in company pride leadership skills, community spirit and employee morale.
  • 78. Tedy's Team Tedy Bruschi advocates, on behalf of the American Stroke Association, to raise awareness and inspire fellow stroke survivors.
  • 79. 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.
  • 80. 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.
  • 81. Preventing Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents and Caretakers The American Heart Association offers tips for parents and guardians to help prevent childhood obesity.
  • 82. Fight Stress with Healthy Habits The American Heart Association helps you develop healthy habits to fight the effects of stress.
  • 83. Get Involved PGR Partnership Get Involved PGR Partnership
  • 84. WSA Scorecard Resources Our 2020 goal is to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent while reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020. To achieve this lofty goal, we need your help!
  • 85. 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.
  • 86. Newer Heart Valve Surgery Options People with high risks and severe aortic valve tightness may be good candidates for a less invasive repair or an alternative treatment called a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • 87. Get With The GuidelinesŪ-HF Patient Management Tool The American Heart Association's Patient Management Tool? (PMT) is an online, interactive assessment and reporting system, powered by Quintiles Real World & Late Phase Research, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Quintiles can meet your data submission requirements while tracking and reporting on your hospital's performance at delivering guidelines-based treatment.
  • 88. Heart-Check Research and Publications 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. Check out the research and publications.
  • 89. Preparing Children for Heart Surgery The American Heart Surgery explains how to prepare children for heart surgery including Blood Transfusions, Talking to Your Child About Their Surgery, In the Operating Room, In the Intensive Care Unit, Further Hospital Care and Taking Care of Your Child at Home.
  • 90. Recognizing Roadblocks in Weight Loss The American Heart Association knows that keeping extra weight off can be as challenging as losing it. Learn to recignize your roadblocks so you can move past them.
  • 91. Weight Management The American Heart Association offers advice and tips on managing your weight, losing weight and obesity information.
  • 92. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about BMI The American Heart Association answers these frequently asked questions about body mass index or BMI.
  • 93. About PGR Partnership About Philly Goes Red
  • 94. Philadelphia Goes Red Champion Philadelphia Goes Red Champion
  • 95. Fashion With Compassion Fashion With Compassion
  • 96. Heart-Check Mark Certification The American Heart Association's Heart-Check mark makes it easy to spot heart-healthy foods in the grocery store or when dining out.
  • 97. 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.
  • 98. Certified Foods in the Grocery Store Look for the Heart-Check mark when grocery shopping in the grocery store to easily spot heart-healthy foods with confidence.
  • 99. Certify Your Heart-Healthy Food The American Heart Association wants you to certify your heart-healthy food. Learn how!
  • 100. Extreme Obesity, And What You Can Do The American Heart Association explains that too much weight can take a toll on your body, especially your heart. The good news is that there are steps you can take to get healthier ? and even losing a little body weight can start you on the right path.


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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
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%