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  • 51. Web Booklet: If Your Child Has a Congenital Heart Defect Our guide for parents is a web booklet with detailed information if your child has been diagnosed with a congenital defect.
  • 52. Children and Cholesterol The American Heart Association explains how high cholesterol and athersclerosis can begin in childhood and progresses slowly into adulthood.
  • 53. Our Kids Programs The American Heart Association recommends strategies for prevention of heart disease and stroke that improve the social and physical environment for healthful eating and physical activity in children. Learn more about our children?s health initiatives.
  • 54. WSA Kids With Heart Kids with Heart is a program that recognizes young local heart and stroke survivors who serve as ambassadors for the American Heart Association and inspiration for us all. Through sharing their story and encouraging others to support Jump Rope and Hoops For Heart, they are helping the American Heart Association build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
  • 55. Children's Special Needs The American Heart Association explains the medical needs of children with congenital heart defects.
  • 56. Issues and Campaigns Federal issues landing page
  • 57. MyPlate Are you excited about the new MyPlate food guide but a little unsure how it works? It?s simple and fun! The new food guide is a plate to show us how to plan our meals with healthy food and remind us to watch our portion sizes!
  • 58. 'Maps' of kids' hearts could help correct rapid rhythms. original article page for simple science
  • 59. High Blood Pressure in Children The American Heart Association answers questions about high blood pressure, also called hypertension, in children including, what causes hypertension in children? What is the treatment for high blood pressure or HBP in children?
  • 60. Commonly Asked Questions About Children and Heart Disease A pediatric cardiologist answers common questions about children and heart disease


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%