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  • 1. Public Funding for Prevention Public Funding for Prevention
  • 2. Problem: Heart Valve Stenosis Stenosis is the term for a heart valve that doesn?t open properly. Learn about the different types of stenosis or stenotic valves.
  • 3. Risks for Heart Valve Problems Learn who is at risk of having heart valve problems, or valvular heart disease.
  • 4. Health Equity in the Northeast Health Equity for the American Heart Association Founders Affiliate.
  • 5. Tips for Eating Breakfast Heart-healthy dining out tips for eating breakfast from The American Heart Association.
  • 6. Conozca Su Corazón Heart disease and stroke in Utah remain the leading causes of death for both men and women?including Hispanics. Hispanics accounted for 13% of the population in 2010 with a 78% increase in population from 2000. This population is at increased risk for heart disease and stroke due to unhealthy lifestyle habits: 66% are obese or overweight, 67% are not physically active, 25% report high blood pressure, 10% have diabetes, and 13% of Utah Latinos self-report poor health. The majority of risk factors for heart disease are higher in Hispanics as compared to the Utah state average.
  • 7. Doctor Appointments: Questions to Ask Your Doctor The American Heart Association explains that one of the most important relationships you?ll ever have is the one you?ll develop with your doctor. Learn why.
  • 8. Why is Getting Active So Important? Physical activity is proven to improve both mental and physical health. The American Heart Association gives information about importance of physical activity
  • 9. What Are My Risks For Getting Heart Disease Infographic The American Heart Association asks three simple questions to help you understand and determine your risk of heart disease.
  • 10. Access to Medicaid and Medicare Access to Medicare and Medicaid Federal Issues page

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
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%