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  • 51. High Blood Pressure Resources For Professionals HBP toolkit text TBD
  • 52. The Effects of Excess Sodium on Your Health and Appearance The American Heart Association helps you learn what excess sodium in your diet can do to your health and appearance.
  • 53. Processed Foods: Where is all that salt coming from? The American Heart Association explains that a high sodium diet can lead to high blood pressure and how most American's eat too much sodium due to the amount of processed foods eaten.
  • 54. Stroke and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is a major risk factor for stroke and defines the different types of strokes.
  • 55. Sodium Swap: Change Your Salty Ways in 21 Days The American Heart Association helps you learn to eat less sodium by changing your salty habits with this three-week plan.
  • 56. Potassium The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
  • 57. Over-the-Counter Medications Decongestants, sodium and other ingredients in over-the-counter medications can raise blood pressure. Some OTCs may interfere with prescription blood pressure medications.
  • 58. Why Blood Pressure Matters The American Heart Association explains how uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure can lead to damage to the coronary arteries, heart attack, heart disease, congestive heart failure, aortic dissection, atherosclerosis, Stroke, Kidney damage, Vision loss, Erectile dysfunction, Memory loss, Fluid in the lungs and Angina.
  • 59. Conditions What is heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease, coronary artery disease or coronary heart disease? The American Heart Association explains various cardiovascular conditions and heart conditions, the causes of heart disease, the symptoms of heart disease, the prevention of heart disease, the diagnosis of heart disease the treatment of heart disease and gives tools and resources for patients with cardiovascular conditions.
  • 60. Science News: HBPR 2010: Wednesday Wednesday Science News webpage for HBPR 2010.


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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