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  • 61. Polyunsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains good fats like polyunsaturated fats.
  • 62. Keep Track of Your Heart Health The American Heart Association provides this list of downloadable resources and tools for your heart health.
  • 63. Common Misconceptions about Cholesterol The American Heart Association common misconceptions regarding cholesterol levels.
  • 64. 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.
  • 65. Healthy Heart Quizzes The American Heart Association offers these heart-health quizzes to test your knowledge of heart attack, sodium, high blood pressure, diabetes, physical activity, medication, fats, cholesterol.
  • 66. Trans Fats The American Heart Association clears up the confusion about trans fats.
  • 67. Conditions The American Heart Association explains various heart conditions, the causes, symptoms, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, and gives tools and resources for patients with cardiovascular conditions.
  • 68. Hyperlipidemia The American Heart Association explains that if you have too many lipids ? or fats ? in the blood that's called hyperlipidemia. Learn what you can do.
  • 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. Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke The American Heart Association explains that knowing your family history is very important when it comes to understanding your risk for heart disease and stroke, but having a family history of it does not mean it is imminent that you will get it too.


Our Mission

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%