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  • 11. Preparing Children for Heart Surgery The American Heart Surgery explains how to prepare children for heart surgery including Blood Transfusions, Talking to Your Child About Their Surgery, In the Operating Room, In the Intensive Care Unit, Further Hospital Care and Taking Care of Your Child at Home.
  • 12. Symptoms & Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Defects The American Heart Association explains the Symptoms & Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Defects in adults and children.
  • 13. Care and Treatment for Congenital Heart Defects The American Heart Association explains the Care and Treatment for adults and children with Congenital Heart Defects including Surgical procedures, Cardiac catheterizations, Heart transplants, Preparing children for surgery, Feeding Tips, Children's special needs, Physical activity for those with congenital heart defects and Recommendations for heart health.
  • 14. Coartacion de la aorta Coartacion de la aorta - learn what it is, treatment and more
  • 15. Deepak Srivastava: Saving Lives Through Research Genetic researcher Deepak Srivastava shares how he saves lives through American Heart Association research funds.


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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%