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Results for ' blood pressure'
  • Results 41 - 50 of about 134

  • 41. Physical Activity and Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains that regular, moderately-vigorous physical activity is an important element in managing your blood pressure and reducing hypertension.
  • 42. Hot Tub and Sauna Use and High Blood Pressure The Amerrican Heart Association explains the potentially harmful affects of hot tubs and saunas to people with high blood pressure, also called hypertension.
  • 43. Cranberry Spritzer When the mercury climbs, the only thing melting will be the rainbow sherbet in this tangy and slightly tart, very refreshing drink.
  • 44. Salmon with Tomato-Basil Salsa The fresh tomato-basil salsa will have you "hooked" on this delicious salmon dish. Rich in omega-3 fats, salmon is good for your heart as well as your taste buds.
  • 45. Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease, Stroke The American Heart Association explains that sleep apnea prevents restful sleep is associated with high blood pressure, arrhythmia, stroke and heart failure.
  • 46. Too Much Sodium The American Heart Association helps you learn what excess sodium in your diet can do to your health and appearance.
  • 47. Shaking Your Salt Habit Brochure: Reducing sodium to lower blood pressure This brochure provides a checklist for assessing current consumption, identifies high- and low-sodium foods, profiles a wide range of alternative seasonings and the foods they can be used with. It also gives strategies for dining out, and more.
  • 48. High Blood Pressure, Afib and Your Risk of Stroke The American Heart Association explains the connection between high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation and stroke.
  • 49. My Personal Health Tracker Features tracking charts that encourage people to monitor their cholesterol, blood pressure, weight and glucose at each doctor?s visit. Allows tracking of medications and other vital health data. Also includes tips for lowering your risk for heart disease.
  • 50. High Blood Pressure Tools & Resources Find tools to manage your high blood pressure (hypertension).


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2013-2014 Expenditures

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  • Research: 21.8%
  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
  • Community Services: 6.7%
  • Management & General: 8.6%
  • Fundraising: 12.3%