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  • 21. The Effects of Excess Sodium Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn the effects of excess sodium on your health and appearance.
  • 22. Processed Foods: Where is all that salt coming from? The American Heart Association explains that a high sodium diet can lead to high blood pressure and how most American's eat too much sodium due to the amount of processed foods eaten.
  • 23. Types of Blood Pressure Medications The American Heart Association provides information on prescription blood pressure medicines, hypertension medications, over-the-counter blood pressure medications. Some common types of blood pressure prescriptions are Diuretics, Beta-blockers, ACE inhibitors, Angiotensin II receptor blockers, Calcium channel blockers, Alpha blockers, Alpha-2 Receptor Agonist, Combined alpha and beta-blockers, Central agonists, Peripheral adrenergic inhibitors, Blood vessel dilators, or vasodilators,
  • 24. High Blood Pressure Sponsor Meet our sponsor of the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure website.
  • 25. The Salty Six: Are the Foods You Eat Most Often High in Sodium? The American Heart Association explains the "salty six" most commonly eaten foods in the American diet that contain high amounts of sodium.


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2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%