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Results for ' physical activity'
  • Results 71 - 80 of about 103

  • 71. Lifestyle Changes and Cholesterol The American Heart Association explains lifestyle changes to lower high cholesterol including eating a heart-healthy diet, regular physical activity and quitting smoking.
  • 72. Walk, Don't Run, Your Way to a Healthy Heart The American Heart Association explains that walking briskly can lower your risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes as much as running, according to a new study. Learn more.
  • 73. Frequently Asked Questions About Physical Activity The American Heart Association answers these frequently asked questions about physical activity.
  • 74. Prevention and Treatment of PAD The American Heart Association explains that treatment for PAD focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease. In most cases, lifestyle changes, exercise and claudication medications are enough to slow the progression or even reverse the symptoms of PAD.
  • 75. Congenital Heart Defects and Physical Activity The American Heart Association explains that exercise has many benefits and should be a regular part of almost anyone's life including most people with congenital heart disease.
  • 76. Getting Active with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to get active using these simple tips.
  • 77. Life's Simple 7 - Get Active The American Heart Association explains that getting active is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and stroke and gives steps you can take to get more physical activity.
  • 78. When is the best time of day to work out? The American Heart Association explains when the best time of day to work out is.
  • 79. Workplace Health Solutions How It Works The American Heart Association?s five-step process guides companies to assess the culture, structure and health outcomes of your organization?s workplace health program, and provides you with expert resources for making improvements which can lead to increased engagement and productivity, while also reducing healthcare costs and employee turnover.
  • 80. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.


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%