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Results for 'heart attack'
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  • 81. Positron Emission Tomography (PET) The American Heart Association explains positron emission tomography (PET).
  • 82. Acute Coronary Syndrome The American Heart Association explains that acute coronary syndrome is an umbrella term for situations where the blood supplied to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked such as heart attack and unstable angina.
  • 83. How Do I Address My Concerns About Cardiac Rehab? If you recently experienced a cardiac event or surgery but have not participated in a cardiac rehab program, it?s time to find out why. Cardiac rehabilitation is so important and beneficial, yet fewer than 20 percent of eligible patients participate.
  • 84. Unstable Angina The American Heart Association explains chest pain, unstable angina, the risks and treatment of unstable angina.
  • 85. Microvascular Angina The American Heart Association explains microvascular angina.
  • 86. Know Your Risk Factors for High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association helps you understand your risk of high blood pressure, also called hypertension, by looking at family history, age, diet and poor nutrition like a high-sodium diet, obesity and lack of exercise, alcohol as well as stress, smoking and sleep apnea.
  • 87. More Cardiovascular Conditions The American Heart Association helps you learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, tools, resources
  • 88. Heartburn or heart attack? Even though they share some common symptoms, the American Heart Association explains the difference between heartburn and heart attack.
  • 89. Warning Signs and Actions: Our Guide to Quick Action (Spanish) 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.
  • 90. High Blood Pressure or Hypertension What is high blood pressure or hypertension? The American Heart Association provides information on high blood pressure, low blood pressure, and how to monitor, treat and prevent high blood pressure.


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American Heart Association
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%