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Results for ' cholesterol'
  • Results 61 - 70 of about 123

  • 61. The Dish: Dig In for Better Dining Out The American Heart Association offers these tips to a healthier dining out experience.
  • 62. Meet the Fats The American Heart Association introduces the Meet the Fats program to explain the various types of fats; good and bad.
  • 63. Better Fats Sisters' Menu The American Heart Association explains the Better Fats Sisters' Menu.
  • 64. Jim Zanos Read how Jim is managing his cholesterol.
  • 65. Elaine McCracken "In December of 1999, I was diagnosed with focal myocarditis. You might say that saved my life." Read Elaine McCracken's story.
  • 66. Monounsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains monounsaturated fats.
  • 67. The Dish: Heart-Healthy Holiday Shopping The holiday season is here, and with it come all the usual temptations. From holiday parties to family dinners, savory treats are everywhere, making it hard not to indulge. But that?s OK ? our goal at the American Heart Association is to help you choose more heart-healthy indulgences and limit foods with high levels of ?bad? saturated and trans fats.
  • 68. Polyunsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains polyunsaturated fats.
  • 69. The Better Fats Sisters The American Heart Association introduces the Better Fats Sisters.
  • 70. B. Michael Thorne Read Mike Thorne's story about managing cholesterol.


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