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  • 81. High Blood Pressure and Stroke Brochure This brochure alerts readers to the fact that high blood pressure is a leading risk factor for stroke. It provides clear directions for treating high blood pressure and reducing the risk of first or recurrent stroke.
  • 82. Vision Loss and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, can lead to vision loss.
  • 83. 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.
  • 84. Busy Parents and Caregivers Must Care for Themselves The American Heart Association explains that taking caring for yourself and being heart healthy is as important as caring for your loved ones.
  • 85. 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.
  • 86. Beef Tagine This quick-cooking version of tagine, a Moroccan meat and vegetable stew slow-simmered with spices and served over couscous, uses cubes of tender steak that are browned, then reheated in the fragrant stew.
  • 87. Conditions The American Heart Association explains various heart conditions, the causes, symptoms, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, and gives tools and resources for patients with cardiovascular conditions.
  • 88. Potassium The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
  • 89. The Salty Six for Kids The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods kids eat that are loaded with excess sodium.
  • 90. Manage Blood Pressure with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to manage blood pressure using these simple tips.


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%