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  • 21. Average American has at least 4 of 7 major heart-health risk factors original article page for simple science
  • 22. Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure (Spanish/English) La diabetes aumenta sustancialmente el riesgo de sufrir un ataque al corazon o ataque al cerebro. Este folleto explica por que la diabetes es un factor de riesgo, y como se puede manejarla.
  • 23. Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure Having diabetes significantly raises the risk for heart attack and stroke. This booklet addresses why diabetes is a risk factor, and how weight management, nutrition and physical activity can help manage it.
  • 24. Symptoms of Heart Valve Problems Most valve conditions cannot be treated with medication alone. Sometimes the problem is not severe enough to require surgical repair, but it is bothersome enough to cause symptoms or risks. In cases like these, a condition might be effectively managed for a while with medication.
  • 25. For Your Children: Our Guide (Spanish) Our guide to help you safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke
  • 26. Heart Valves and Circulation To fully understand your valve condition or the problems you or your loved one may be facing, it helps to understand the basics of heart valves and circulation.
  • 27. Sex and Heart Disease Brochure This brochure addresses resumption of sex after a heart attack or heart surgery, possible effects of medication, and several myths and misconceptions regarding sex and heart disease.
  • 28. Brian L. Black, Ph.D. – Science is Why Long time research volunteer Brian L. Black, Ph. D., says, ?For me, the AHA's commitment to understanding the science required to eventually cure cardiovascular disease and stroke is Why.?
  • 29. Women, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure Information about the seriousness of heart disease and stroke, related risk factors (including family history, diabetes, cholesterol, and high blood pressure), warning signs, and what to do in an acute event.
  • 30. York County Go Red For Women Event The American Heart Association volunteers from York County are planning an evening filled with informative breakout sessions, spectacular auction items and a heart-healthy meal.

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2013-2014 Expenditures

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  • Research: 21.8%
  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
  • Community Services: 6.7%
  • Management & General: 8.6%
  • Fundraising: 12.3%