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  • 1. Public Funding for Prevention Public Funding for Prevention
  • 2. Problem: Heart Valve Stenosis Stenosis is the term for a heart valve that doesn?t open properly. Learn about the different types of stenosis or stenotic valves.
  • 3. Risks for Heart Valve Problems Learn who is at risk of having heart valve problems, or valvular heart disease.
  • 4. Health Equity in the Northeast Health Equity for the American Heart Association Founders Affiliate.
  • 5. Tips for Eating Breakfast Heart-healthy dining out tips for eating breakfast from The American Heart Association.
  • 6. Conozca Su Corazón Heart disease and stroke in Utah remain the leading causes of death for both men and women?including Hispanics. Hispanics accounted for 13% of the population in 2010 with a 78% increase in population from 2000. This population is at increased risk for heart disease and stroke due to unhealthy lifestyle habits: 66% are obese or overweight, 67% are not physically active, 25% report high blood pressure, 10% have diabetes, and 13% of Utah Latinos self-report poor health. The majority of risk factors for heart disease are higher in Hispanics as compared to the Utah state average.
  • 7. Doctor Appointments: Questions to Ask Your Doctor The American Heart Association explains that one of the most important relationships you?ll ever have is the one you?ll develop with your doctor. Learn why.
  • 8. Why is Getting Active So Important? Physical activity is proven to improve both mental and physical health. The American Heart Association gives information about importance of physical activity
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. Access to Medicaid and Medicare Access to Medicare and Medicaid Federal Issues page
  • 11. Hospice Care The American Heart Association explains hospice care how it helps patients and their families navigate the complex issues associated with a prolonged illness, including medical care, financial concerns and living arrangements.
  • 12. Heart Valve Terms and Related Conditions As you prepare for heart valve testing for a complete diagnosis, here are some terms and related conditions you may find helpful
  • 13. You and Your Healthcare Team The American Heart Association explains that you can improve the care you receive by talking with your healthcare team about your concerns, asking questions and getting the facts.
  • 14. Fit-Friendly Worksites Forum Join the American Heart Association to gain fresh ideas and perspectives on improving health and wellness in your organization.
  • 15. Chef Anthony Vidal promotes healthy eating The connection between healthy eating and better living is personal for Chef Anthony Vidal of Las Vegas, NV. He has Type 2 diabetes and a family history of heart-related illnesses. This father of three is taking steps to assure his family will not soon experience the heart-breaking loss of another loved one. Diabetes claimed the lives of both his mother and aunt over the past two years.
  • 16. Sesame Street characters teach heart-healthy lessons to preschoolers original article page for simple science
  • 17. Chef Phillip Dell shares cooking insights Sharing the amazing possibilities for a healthy, tasty diet with those who want to eat better is Chef Phillip Dell?s goal in life. He is an award winning chef who has won top honors at the American Heart Association?s Flavors of the Heart food festival in Las Vegas, NV. He is also a competitive natural bodybuilder and three-time world champion power lifter who shifted to a healthier lifestyle by losing 92 pounds and keeping it off for years.
  • 18. Health Equity Summit Summit provides an opportunity for organizations and community leaders to join together and discuss and develop strategies to help eliminate health disparities.
  • 19. Problem: Pulmonary Valve Stenosis Pulmonary stenosis is a restriction of blood flowing through the valve from the heart to the lungs. Learn about treatment and ongoing care of this condition.
  • 20. Healthy Foods Under $1 Per Serving The American Heart Association gives these healthy foods under $1.
  • 21. Test your nutrition knowledge! The American Heart Association offers some nutrition flash card fun for kids to learn more about the food they eat.
  • 22. Healthy Post-Play Snacks The American Heart Association offers some great ideas for healthy post-play snacks.
  • 23. Promatoras promote blood pressure control Western States Affiliate Health Equity volunteers have trained a new wave of health mentors in recent weeks who are working to improve heart health in their communities. Known as Promatoras, they help their families and friends control high blood pressure and reduce risk for diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
  • 24. Kids less fit today than those in 1970s original article page for simple science
  • 25. Dental Health and Heart Health The American Heart Association answers the question Do healthy gums mean a healthy heart?
  • 26. Problem: Pulmonary Valve Regurgitation Pulmonary regurgitation (PR, also called pulmonic regurgitation) is a leaky pulmonary valve. Learn about its symptoms and causes.
  • 27. Single-Parent and Working-Parent Heart Health The American Heart Association explains how single parents and working parents can find time for heart health and health eating.
  • 28. My Family Health Tree The American Heart Association offers this easy worksheet to help you learn your family health history of heart disease and stroke.
  • 29. INAP: The Mark Bieber Award This award honors the memory of Dr. Mark Bieber, one of the founding members of the AHA Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel, for his significant contributions to the field of nutritional science. The award is designed to recognize an early career investigator for outstanding nutrition-related research. Learn more.
  • 30. Top 10 Tips for Dealing With a Picky Eater The American Heart Association offers these top 10 tips for dealing with a picky eater.
  • 31. Webinar: Cultural Competency - A Road Map to Advancing Health Equity This web conference is designed to provide medical professionals working with patients in the hospital and clinic-based environment with strategies that promote the delivery of inclusive and culturally competent health care.
  • 32. Slow Cooker Savvy The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program offers these great tips on how to use a slow cooker or crock-pot.
  • 33. What Can Your Kids Cook Up? Healthy Habits Start at Home The American Heart Association offers these great tips in how to make a healthy home for you and your family.
  • 34. Play With Your Food - Just Keep It Healthy - Healthy Habits Start at Home The American Heart Association offers these great tips in how to make a healthy home for you and your family.
  • 35. Greater Boston Health Equity Local Programs Local programs in greater Boston around Health Equity.
  • 36. Health Equity Volunteer Leadership Our volunteers and our partners are at the heart and soul of our mission. The American Heart Association strives to be a true partner and resource for the communities of Greater Boston.
  • 37. Managing Your Medicines: Our Guide to Effective Medicine Management (Brochure) Contains tips and tools to help readers learn new strategies for medication adherence and adopt and maintain healthy behaviors.
  • 38. Eat More Fruits and Vegetables The American Heart Association explains Goal 1 of the 5 Goals to Eating Healthy is to eat more fruits and vegetables.
  • 39. Average American has at least 4 of 7 major heart-health risk factors original article page for simple science
  • 40. Greater Boston Health Equity Great Boston Health Equity program and priorities.
  • 41. Healthy Snacking The American Heart Association helps you find healthy alternatives to unhealthy snacks. Try these!
  • 42. Cereales fantásticos: ¡haga que sean integrales! Great whole grain foods to add to a heart healthy diet
  • 43. SWA Health Fair Kits Are you having a health fair? Due to limited resources, we are unable to send a representative to your event and cannot provide printed materials. We value your interest in and support of the American Heart Association, and have materials available for purchase and/or download and distribution at your event.
  • 44. Fitness Basics Let the American Heart Association help you make fitness a part of your daily routine to reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.
  • 45. Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of High Cholesterol Three simple steps: get tested, make a plan and follow your doctor's recommendations to manage your cholesterol.
  • 46. Staying Motivated For Fitness Staying motivated to get 30 minutes of physical activity a day can be hard. The American Heart Association offers these tips to keep you going.
  • 47. Heart-Healthy Recipes Brochure Recipes for a Heart Healthy Diet from the American Heart Association
  • 48. Smokefree Idaho Everyone has the right to breathe clean air. There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke and studies show that nonsmokers exposed to high levels of tobacco smoke on the job double their risk of getting lung cancer. There is overwhelming scientific evidence that secondhand tobacco smoke is directly linked to heart disease, the number one killer of both men and women. A person shouldn?t be forced to choose between their job and their health. We need your stories and support as we work in communities across our state to ensure the health of all workers. If you are willing to share your feelings on the issue please share them below.
  • 49. Tips to Keep in Mind for Physical Activity Doctors say kids your age should be physically active for at least 60 minutes a day. The American Heart Association has these tips to keep in mind whole being physically active.
  • 50. Health Literacy | Understanding What Your Doctor Is Saying The American Heart Association helps you learn what to do if you don't understand what you healthcare provider is telling you.
  • 51. No Wealth Without Your Health is expo series theme No Wealth Without Your Health? is the message echoing in a Health and Wellness Expo series presented by MUFG Union Bank, N.A., and the Western States Affiliate. These events provide heart health education along with information and tips to help improve one?s financial fitness.
  • 52. Cómo preparar un almuerzo saludable para llevar a la escuela How to make a healthy school lunch
  • 53. Healthier Preparation Methods for Cooking The American Heart Association offers these healthier preparation methods for cooking your favorite foods.
  • 54. Life's Simple 7 Brochure (Spanish) A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's seven steps for achieving ideal cardiovascular health. Encourages the reader to take the My Life Check® assessment and create an action plan for a healthier life.
  • 55. Walking for a Healthy Heart Brochure This is an upbeat brochure on the benefits of walking and the ways people can make physical fitness part of their lives. It stresses that you don't have to be an athlete to appreciate the benefits of regular physical activity.
  • 56. Common Herbs and Spices: How to Use Them Deliciously Forget the salt! The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart Program explains some of the common spices and how to use them deliciously in your cooking.
  • 57. American Heart Association Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) Learn more about the American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP).
  • 58. Living A Heart-Healthy Senior Life Find a senior health guide, exercise infographic and more dedicated to helping seniors live a heart-healthy life.
  • 59. Comer sano durante todo el invierno Comer sano durante todo el invierno
  • 60. Fairbanks Go Red For Women Go Red For Women in Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • 61. Help the American Heart Association Retire Heart Disease Request Retirement Funds Your Estate Plan Brochure
  • 62. El ABC de los aceites saludables para cocinar Overview of healthy cooking oils
  • 63. Heart-Healthy Recipes Brochure - Bilingual Edition This brochure provides 22 culturally appropriate recipes presented in English and Spanish.
  • 64. Health Tech Forum Highlights The AHA and the Aetna Foundation launched a coordinated, interdisciplinary forum on health technology in September 2014. Learn more about it.
  • 65. How to Make a Healthy Home The American Heart Association offers these great tips in how to make a healthy home for you and your family.
  • 66. Healthy Swaps for Common Foods The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program offers these smart swapping tips that put you in control of what goes into your recipes and your body.
  • 67. Making Healthy Food and Lifestyle Choices Brochure This brochure gives a great overview of how you can make simple changes in your life and diet to improve your health. A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons you have to fight cardiovascular disease. It's not as hard as you may think! Remember, it is the overall pattern of the choices you make that counts.
  • 68. Top 5 Must-Have Kitchen Tools The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches the five essential kitchen tools that won't break your bank.
  • 69. 5 Simple Heart-Healthy Energy Boosters The key to boosting energy is making healthy, lasting lifestyle changes. The American Heart Association offers these five energy boosting tips that also boost your heart health.
  • 70. Get Active with Dad this Father's Day The American Heart Association has these tips to get active on Father's Day.
  • 71. Mantenga frescas por más tiempo sus frutas y verduras Selecting seasonal fruits and vegetables
  • 72. Easy Food Tips for Heart-Healthy Eating Brochure This brochure shows practical ways to get cholesterol and fat out of your diet. It recommends healthy foods, tells how to read nutrition labels, and gives daily fat intake guidelines.
  • 73. Chino Hills Teacher's Inspirational "Change Of Life" Diet and exercise worked for Laura. ?I used to stop by the drive-through and get a burger all the time. Now I can?t recall the last time I?ve done that.? She never intended to run marathons, her goal was to get into better shape to prolong life.
  • 74. Harlem Go Red For Women Educational Forum Outreach event to raise awareness of cardiovascular diseases & stroke, remove race & ethnicity barriers, provide education & tools for action--all enlisting the women of Harlem.
  • 75. Tucson Go Red For Women Go Red For Women in Tucson, Arizona.
  • 76. Delicious Cooking for One The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches you some basics of how to deliciously cook for one.
  • 77. Easy Food Tips for Heart-Healthy Eating Brochure (Spanish) This brochure shows practical ways to get cholesterol and fat out of one's diet. It recommends healthy foods to substitute for unhealthy ones, tells how to read nutrition labels, and gives daily guidelines for fat intake. A convenient reference everyone should keep right next to the refrigerator!
  • 78. Top 10 Tips to Help Children Develop Healthy Habits The American Heart Association offers these top 10 tips to help kids develop healthy habits.
  • 79. Stress Management Stress affects each of us in different ways. The American Heart Association offers advice on how to deal with stress.
  • 80. How to Track Your Sodium The American Heart Association helps you learn how much sodium you are getting in your diet with this handy tracker.
  • 81. What is INAP? The American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) is a unique, strategic relationship between the American Heart Association?s Nutrition Committee and food industry leaders. Learn more.
  • 82. Thirteenth Annual Garden State Go Red For Women Luncheon The Garden State Go Red For Women Luncheon is one of the premier women?s events in New Jersey. It is an annual celebration of the Go Red For Women movement, sponsored nationally by Macy?s, and attended by 400 to 500 of New Jersey?s influential women, and men, in business, industry, health, education and civic affairs.
  • 83. Be physically active to enjoy life more ?It has well been known for ages that athletic people are healthier,? notes Lucas Restrepo, M.D., Ph. D. ?The maxim ?a sound mind in a sound body,? precisely reflects ancient wisdom about the close links between physical exercise, mental equilibrium and the ability to enjoy life.?
  • 84. Printable Action Plan Use these charts to take action and set goals to eat better and lose weight.
  • 85. Heart-Health Valentine's Day Tips Your sweetheart may have the key to your heart, but a proper diet and regular physical activity can be the key to a healthy heart. This Valentine?s Day, indulge your sweetheart with these ideas from the American Heart Association.
  • 86. Hey Kids, Eat a Heart-Healthy Diet The American Heart Association helps kids eat a heart-healthy diet with Life's Simple 7.
  • 87. Healthy Marinating & Grilling The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program helps you learn how to marinate and grill foods in a healthy way.
  • 88. Share Your National Eating Healthy Day Story The American Heart Association announces National Eating Healthy Day. Share your story about how you celebrated!
  • 89. Meet the Apple Family The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program explains the different types of apples and how they are best used.
  • 90. Connected Heart Health Subhome Coming soon!
  • 91. Life's Simple 7 Brochure A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's recommendations for healthy living: avoid tobacco smoke, monitor high blood pressure, eat food low in cholesterol and saturated fats, be physically active, maintain a healthy weight, and have regular medical exams. 4 pages, 4" x 8?"
  • 92. Physical activity improves quality of life The American Hearn Association helps you learn how physical activity improves the quality of life!
  • 93. Fresh, Frozen or Canned Fruits and Vegetables: All Can Be Healthy Choices! The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program explains that fresh, frozen or canned fruits and vegetables can all be healthy choices if you know what to look for!
  • 94. Numbers That Count for a Healthy Heart The American Heart Association explains the recommended heart-health numbers to reduce your risk of heart disease and cardiovascular disease.
  • 95. Tracking Your Health Online The American Heart Association explains the importance of tracking your own health.
  • 96. Rethink Your Drink; Reducing Sugary Drinks in Your Diet The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program helps you learn how to reduce the amount of sugar-sweetened beverages in your diet and pick healthy beverages instead.
  • 97. Seattle Fit-Friendly Worksite Forum Join the American Heart Association for a free event for worksite wellness champions. You?ll hear presentations from current Fit-Friendly Worksites and other experts that will give you tangible tools to build tobacco-free worksites, to make happiness ?count? at work, and to improve your office food. You?ll walk away with new ideas, connections to keep you energized, and resources to bring back to your organization.
  • 98. Top 10 Cooking Tips The American Heart Association offers these top 10 healthy cooking tips.
  • 99. Top Tips for National Eating Healthy Day Overview of National Eating Healthy Day and registration form.
  • 100. Eating Fast Food The American Heart Association offers this food for thought when eating fast food.


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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
2013-2014 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 21.8%
  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
  • Community Services: 6.7%
  • Management & General: 8.6%
  • Fundraising: 12.3%