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  • 21. Erectile Dysfunction and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, can cause erectile dysfunction.
  • 22. 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.
  • 23. High Blood Pressure in African Americans Brochure This brochure makes recommendations on how to control high blood pressure, and shares statistics specific to African Americans and heart disease. Use it to support your efforts to teach healthy lifestyle habits, encourage cholesterol and blood pressure screenings, prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke, manage cardiovascular disease by recommending lifestyle modifications, and meet the special needs of underserved and minority markets.
  • 24. High Blood Pressure and Women The American Heart Association explains higher risk for high blood pressure, also called hypertension, in women including birth control and high blood pressure, pregnancy and preeclampsia, Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH), toxemia of pregnancy and menopause and high blood pressure.
  • 25. High Blood Pressure Brochure This easy-to-understand, tri-fold brochure provides information on what high blood pressure is, how it affects the cardiovascular system, the absence of symptoms, and how it is treated.
  • 26. Stress and Blood Pressure Does stress cause high blood pressure? The American Heart Association explains the link between hypertension and stress level.
  • 27. Breakfast Crostini Crostini, an Italian word that means ?little toasts,? are usually served as an appetizer. These nutritious egg-and-vegetable crostini, however, are a great way to start your day.
  • 28. Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Blood Pressure Print this page and add your own high blood pressure questions to ask your physician.
  • 29. 75% of Americans Want Less Sodium in Processed and Restaurant Foods The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about sodium and salt by busting these common myths.
  • 30. Los Seis Salados Para Los Niņos en Espaņol The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods kids eat that are loaded with excess sodium.


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  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

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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%