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  • 71. Atherosclerosis What is atherosclerosis? Atherosclerosis is a type of arteriosclerosis. The American Heart Association explains how atherosclerosis starts, how atherosclerosis is affected by high cholesterol levels, high blood pressure and smoking, blood clots and thickened artery walls.
  • 72. This Holiday Season, Eat Mindful, Not Mindless The American Heart Association offers advice to help you take a healthier approach to what you eat during this holiday season and beyond.
  • 73. Conquer the Craving - Learning to Resist Temptation Last-minute impulses sinking your healthy eating? Try these tips for that moment of weakness from the American Heart Association
  • 74. Heartburn or heart attack? Even though they share some common symptoms, the American Heart Association explains the difference between heartburn and heart attack.
  • 75. Problem: Mitral Valve Stenosis Mitral stenosis is a narrowing of the mitral valve opening. Learn about its causes and treatments.
  • 76. Heart Valves and Infective Endocarditis Learn about infective endocarditis and how it can affect your heart valves.
  • 77. Problem: Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation Tricuspid regurgitation is leakage of blood backwards through the tricuspid valve each time the right ventricle contracts. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
  • 78. Newer Heart Valve Surgery Options People with high risks and severe aortic valve tightness may be good candidates for a less invasive repair or an alternative treatment called a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • 79. Meet Sat The American Heart Association explains saturated fats.
  • 80. Fats 101 The American Heart Association explains all you need to know about the different types of fats; good and bad.


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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%