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  • 21. For Your Children: Our Guide (Spanish) Our guide to help you safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke
  • 22. Hey Kids, Keep Your Blood Pressure Healthy The American Heart Association offers these tips for kids on how to keep their blood pressure healthy with Life's Simple 7.
  • 23. WSA Kids With Heart Kids with Heart is a program that recognizes young local heart and stroke survivors who serve as ambassadors for the American Heart Association and inspiration for us all. Through sharing their story and encouraging others to support Jump Rope and Hoops For Heart, they are helping the American Heart Association build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
  • 24. Issues and Campaigns Federal issues landing page
  • 25. How to Make a Healthy Home The American Heart Association offers these great tips in how to make a healthy home for you and your family.
  • 26. 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.
  • 27. Atrial Fibrillation in Children Atrial fibrillation is very rare in children. The American Heart Association explains what to do if your child has been diagnosed with afib.
  • 28. 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.
  • 29. Activities for Kids The American Heart Association offers these heart-healthy activities for kids.
  • 30. Get Non-Athletes to be Physically Active The American Heart Association helps you learn how to get your non-athlete child moving. Try these tips.

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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%