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  • 31. 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.
  • 32. GRASAS: EL BUENO, EL MALO Y EL FEO The American Heart Association helps you understand the various types of fats; what's good, bad and what the AHA recommends.
  • 33. Ross Procedure The Ross procedure is often very effective for treating damaged aortic valves. Learn why it works
  • 34. Body Mass Index In Adults (BMI Calculator for Adults) The American Heart Association explains the Body Mass Index and how it is used.
  • 35. Trans Fats The American Heart Association clears up the confusion about trans fats.
  • 36. The American Heart Association Healthy Fats, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook Good-for-you food should also be delicious, and the American Heart Association shows how easy it is to replace the bad fats in your diet with healthier ones?without sacrificing taste?in its updated Healthy Fats, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook.
  • 37. Meet Mark Ridder - AHA Heart Valve Ambassador Read about Mark's journey with heart valve disease, which began in high school, when a heart murmur was detected in a routine physical exam. Later in life he was diagnosed with aortic valve stenosis, which ultimately turned severe enough to require valve replacement surgery.
  • 38. Understanding Your Heart Valve Treatment Options Recovery statistics are very good for people who receive proper treatment of their heart valve problems. Learn about the different treatment options available.
  • 39. USC filmmaker chronicles family stroke journey Linda Brown is a filmmaker and a faculty member in the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. When she learned her father Stanley had suffered a stroke she decided to make a film.
  • 40. Roles of Your Four Heart Valves To better understand your valve condition, it helps to know the role each heart valve plays in providing healthy blood circulation.


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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%