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  • 31. Childhood Obesity The American Heart Association is working to help kids and families live heart-healthy lives. Use the resources below to help your family live longer, healthier lives. Learn how.
  • 32. Congenital Heart Defects Tools and Resources The American Heart Association offers these congenital heart defect tools and resources.
  • 33. Issues and Campaigns Federal issues landing page
  • 34. Overweight in Children The American Heart Association explains the issues and statistics related to overweight and obesity in children.
  • 35. Download the NFL PLAY 60 App Jump into this super cool and fun endless runner game brought to you by the NFL and the American Heart Association. Download it for iOs or Android devices today!
  • 36. Updated State Adv Homepage We maintain an active presence in all 50 states, advocating for state laws and local ordinances that impact heart disease and stroke risk factors as well as policies that protect survivors of heart disease and stroke. Issue areas include obesity prevention, tobacco control, access to care, and quality systems of care.
  • 37. Healthier Kids The American Heart Association is working to help kids and families live heart-healthy lives. Use the resources below to help your family live longer, healthier lives. Learn how.
  • 38. Safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke_1277477874666 High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity and smoking have always been "adult" topics. But many children have the same risk factors as their parents. This brochure will help parents understand that childhood behaviors lead to adult behaviors. It will support efforts to curb the risk in children.
  • 39. For Your Children: Our Guide (Spanish)_1281465744717 Our guide to help you safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke
  • 40. Meet the Apple Family Description of the different types of apples


Our Mission

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
2012-2013 Expenditures

  • Research: 21.7%
  • Public Health Education: 36.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
  • Community Services: 6.1%
  • Management & General: 8.5%
  • Fundraising: 12.2%