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  • 71. The Salty Six: Are the Foods You Eat Most Often High in Sodium? The American Heart Association explains the "salty six" most commonly eaten foods in the American diet that contain high amounts of sodium.
  • 72. Home Blood Pressure Monitoring The American Heart Association explains how to keep track of your blood pressure levels at home in addition to regular measurements taken at a healthcare professional's office. Download the American Heart Association's blood pressure tracker chart to help monitor your blood pressure at home.
  • 73. Conditions What is heart disease, also called 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.
  • 74. Understanding Blood Pressure Readings What are blood pressure readings? Systolic, diastolic? The American Heart Association helps you understand the various levels of blood pressure and how high blood pressure or hypertension is defined. also learn about prehypertension, hypertension, hypertensive crisis, and what is a healthy blood pressure.
  • 75. Don't Let Your Heart Quit! Control Your Blood Pressure. Is your heart trying to tell you something? Get your blood pressure to a healthy range before your heart quits on you.
  • 76. 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.
  • 77. Managing Blood Pressure with a Heart-Healthy Diet The American Heart Association explains how to manage high blood pressure with a heart-healthy diet.
  • 78. Turkey Cutlets with Country Gravy Turkey Cutlets with Country Gravy
  • 79. Instructional Video - Monitoring Blood Pressure at Home The American Heart Association offers this video teaching how to monitor your blood pressure at home with an at-home blood pressure monitor to help manage your high blood pressure.
  • 80. Fresh Tomatillo-Poblano Salsa with Tortilla Wedges This lively-tasting salsa will make you feel as if you?re dining in an authentic Mexican restaurant!


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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%