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  • 61. Preventing Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents and Caretakers The American Heart Association offers tips for parents and guardians to help prevent childhood obesity.
  • 62. Disability Benefits and Health Insurance Options | Heart Disease and Stroke The American Heart Association explains Disability benefits and health insurance options for the disabled with heart disease or stroke.
  • 63. Join Kids With Heart Have you or someone you care about suffered from heart disease or stroke? Give hope to others by sharing your story. At the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, we often get requests from the media, companies, schools, etc. for individuals to come and speak or just share their story. If your story fits a request made to us, we will contact you and ask for your permission to use your story. We do not share this information without prior permission from you. Kids, be sure to get your parent?s permission to get involved with us. If you are under 18 we will need a release form signed by a parent or legal guardian before publishing your story. Please contact Carrie Vines to complete this process. Thank you in advance for your help as we work together in the fight against heart disease and stroke!
  • 64. How to Change Bad Habits and Live a Heart Healthy Lifestyle The key to being heart healthy is maintaining a healthy lifestyle and managing your risk factors. The American Heart Association explains how to make new healthy habits and change old unhealthy habits and how to stick with the healthy changes. Learn these changes from the Hip Hop Doc.
  • 65. What Are My Risks For Getting Heart Disease Infographic The American Heart Association asks three simple questions to help you understand and determine your risk of heart disease.
  • 66. Controlling Cholesterol With Life's Simple 7 Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn how to controll cholesterol with some simple steps from Life's Simple 7.
  • 67. National Nutrition Month Adult Coloring Page The American Heart Association offers this fun adult coloring page for National Nutrition Month. Download and add your color!
  • 68. Cardiovascular Disease & Diabetes The American Heart Association explains the strong correlation between cardiovascular disease, CVD or heart disease and diabetes.
  • 69. Pediatric Cardiomyopathies Introduction to Pediatric Cardiomyopathies
  • 70. 7 Salty Myths BUSTED The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about sodium and salt by busting these common myths.

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  • 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%