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  • 41. Is 3 Meals a Day the Only Way? The American Heart Association explains that the number of meals you eat may not be so important. How you eat those meals is what matters most when it comes to decreasing the risk of heart disease and other health problems that come along with being overweight.
  • 42. Testing for Heart Valve Problems To fully understand your heart valve problem, your medical team may want to perform a series of tests to provide a complete picture of what needs repair and what may be best left alone. Learn about the various tests you may undergo.
  • 43. 12th Annual Garden State Go Red For Women Luncheon Go Red For Women Luncheon, Garden State, No. 1 killer of women, prevention
  • 44. Hudson County Heart Walk Heart Walk at Liberty state park to fight No. 1 and No. 4 killers.
  • 45. Populations Heart and Stroke Statistical Updates - Populations
  • 46. Options and Considerations for Heart Valve Surgery Heart valve disease is not a condition that should be ignored when treatment is recommended. Learn about the risks associated with treatment.
  • 47. Preventing Heart Disease - At Any Age The American Heart Association explains how to prevent heart disease in your 20's, 30's, 40's, 50's and beyond. Here's how!
  • 48. 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.
  • 49. Sex and Heart Disease Brochure This brochure addresses resumption of sex after a heart attack or heart surgery, possible effects of medication, and several myths and misconceptions regarding sex and heart disease.
  • 50. Problem: Aortic Valve Regurgitation Aortic regurgitation describes the leakage of the aortic valve each time the left ventricle relaxes. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.


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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%