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  • 21. Life's Simple 7 | Control Cholesterol The American Heart Association explains that Controlling cholesterol levels is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes can help you avoid high blood cholesterol.
  • 22. Life's Simple 7 | Reduce Blood Sugar The American Heart Association explains that reducing blood sugar is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes can help you avoid type 2 diabetes.
  • 23. Life's Simple 7 | Quit Smoking The American Heart Association explains that quitting smoking is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes can help you quit the habit for good.
  • 24. Alcohol and Heart Health The American Heart Association explains the damage that drinking alcohol can do to your heart.
  • 25. Populations Heart and Stroke Statistical Updates - Populations
  • 26. Life's Simple 7 | Manage Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains that managing blood pressure is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes can help you avoid high blood pressure.
  • 27. Take the Life is Why Family Health Challenge 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.
  • 28. Health Insurance Marketplace Information The American Heart Association helps explain the new Health Insurance Marketplace and the need for health insurance.
  • 29. Health Insurance Marketplace Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn more about the Health Insurance Marketplaces with this infographic.
  • 30. Mikala Hicks raises funds to honor her Pau Pau and save lives Mikala Hicks and her grandmother share a special bond. When heart disease threatened to separate them, the nine year old decided to start raising funds to help save lives. She joined Jump Rope For Heart at her school in Boise, ID, and made a touching video about Pau Pau.


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
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%