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  • 31. FATS: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly The American Heart Association helps you understand the various types of fats; what's good, bad and what the AHA recommends.
  • 32. 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.
  • 33. 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.
  • 34. Fats 101 The American Heart Association explains all you need to know about the different types of fats; good and bad.
  • 35. Problem: Mitral Valve Stenosis Mitral stenosis is a narrowing of the mitral valve opening. Learn about its causes and treatments.
  • 36. 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.
  • 37. Problem: Tricuspid Valve Stenosis Tricuspid stenosis is a narrowing of the tricuspid valve opening. Learn how it affects your heart valves.
  • 38. 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.
  • 39. What is TAVR? Patients who cannot tolerate surgery for aortic valve replacement may be good candidates for a less invasive approach called TAVI or TAVR.
  • 40. Monounsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains the heart-healthy benefits of monounsaturated fats.


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  • 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%