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  • 51. Atrial Fibrillation in Children Atrial fibrillation is very rare in children. The American Heart Association explains what to do if your child has been diagnosed with afib.
  • 52. Get Non-Athletes to be Physically Active The American Heart Association helps you learn how to get your non-athlete child moving. Try these tips.
  • 53. Finding Time for Your Whole Family to be Heart Healthy The American Heart Association offers these tips on how to find time for the whole family to be heart healthy.
  • 54. 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.
  • 55. Children and Cholesterol The American Heart Association explains how high cholesterol and athersclerosis can begin in childhood and progresses slowly into adulthood.
  • 56. 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.
  • 57. 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.
  • 58. Children's Special Needs The American Heart Association explains the medical needs of children with congenital heart defects.
  • 59. 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!
  • 60. 'Maps' of kids' hearts could help correct rapid rhythms. original article page for simple science


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%

American Heart Association Diversity Report

Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.

We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Spread layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Single Page layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB