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  • 41. Heart Attack Sponsor Information Information about the sponsor of the American Heart Association's heart attack content
  • 42. Electrophysiology Studies (EPS) The American Heart Association explains Electrophysiology Studies (EPS).
  • 43. Inflammation and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains that although it is not proven that inflammation causes cardiovascular disease, inflammation is common for heart disease and stroke patients and is thought to be a sign or atherogenic response.
  • 44. Warning Signs and Actions: Our Guide to Quick Action This brochure provides information on how acting quickly can save lives by emphasizing three key steps: Know the warning signs, Call 9-1-1, Give CPR.
  • 45. Signs of a Heart Attack Brochure This easy-to-read brochure emphasizes the warning signs of a heart attack. It gives readers clear directions for what to do if symptoms are present, including the most important of all: Call 911!
  • 46. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) The American Heart Association explains that Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a non-invasive test that uses a magnetic field and radiofrequency waves to create detailed pictures of organs and structures inside your body. It can be used to examine your heart and blood vessels, and to identify areas of the brain affected by stroke.
  • 47. Cardiac Event Recorder The American Heart Association explains what a cardiac event monitor is and its uses.
  • 48. Diagnosing a Heart Attack The American Heart Association explains how a heart attack is diagnosed and the various cardiac tests and cardiac procedures for heart attack diagnosis.
  • 49. What Can I Expect In Cardiac Rehab? Cardiac rehab is designed to be a positive, constructive experience that helps you recover from a heart event or surgery. Find out what to expect.
  • 50. Aspirin and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains the benefits and risks of aspirin therapy to help prevent heart attacks for heart disease patients.


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2015-2016 Expenditures

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  • 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%