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Results for ' obesity'
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  • 21. The Price of Inactivity The American Heart Association explains the good news about physical activity and why moving for 30 minutes a day can change your life for the better.
  • 22. ANCHOR Providence The National American Heart Association (AHA) recently was awarded a one-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to reduce chronic diseases and health disparities. The city of Providence was one of 15 markets across the nation to receive funding for this program, known as the Healthy Providence ANCHOR (HPA).
  • 23. Life is Why Family Health Challenge Spanish Infographic The American Heart Association invites you to join the Life is Why Family Health Challenge this September and take a stand to prevent childhood obesity in your home.
  • 24. By Any Other Name It's Still Sweetener The American Heart Association discusses the use of high fructose corn syrup and the overall consumption of added sugar in the American diet.
  • 25. Understand Your Risk for Excessive Blood Clotting The American Heart Association helps you understand the risk factors for excessive blood clotting, also called hypercoagulation.
  • 26. Minnesotans for Healthy Kids Coalition This coalition is working to reduce childhood obesity in Minnesota.
  • 27. Prevention and Treatment of Metabolic Syndrome Learn how to prevent metabolic syndrome with lifestyle changes.
  • 28. Weight Management The American Heart Association offers advice and tips on managing your weight, losing weight and obesity information.
  • 29. Metabolic Syndrome What is metabolic Syndrome? The American Heart Association explains what metabolic syndrome is, what your risk of metabolic syndrome is, the symptoms of metabolic syndrome, the diagnosis of metabolic syndrome, the treatment of metabolic syndrome and how metabolic syndrome can be prevented.
  • 30. Body Mass Index In Adults (BMI Calculator for Adults) The American Heart Association explains the Body Mass Index and how it is used.

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%