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  • 91. Myths About High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association debunks the common myths and misconceptions about high blood pressure.
  • 92. Kidney Damage and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, can cause kidney damage that can lead to kidney failure.
  • 93. Heart and Artery Damage and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, can damage your heart, damage the walls of the arteries which can lead to a heart attack and cause heart failure.
  • 94. Low Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains low blood pressure and how low is too low? Find out the symptoms of low blood pressure and the causes of low blood pressure.
  • 95. Halibut with Green Onions and Ginger Quick and super-easy, this dish gets lots of flavor from the aromatic ingredients in the topping. Serve the fish with brown rice and your favorite green veggie for a healthful meal.
  • 96. Italian Gazpacho Gazpacho, a Spanish soup served chilled or at room temperature, goes Italian with the addition of lots of fresh basil.
  • 97. 7 Salty Myths BUSTED The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about sodium and salt by busting these common myths.
  • 98. Potassium The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
  • 99. Too Much Sodium Infographic The American Heart Association explains that 9 out of 10 Americans consume too much sodium with this new infographic.
  • 100. Grilled Chicken with Raspberry Glaze This sweet and tart dish uses only five ingredients and is super-simple to put together. You can have it on the table in less than 30 minutes, making it the perfect entrée for a busy summer night.


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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%