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  • 91. Berkshire County Heart Walk The Berkshire County Heart Walk is back! This fun family event is a great place to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 92. Why Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib) Matters Why is Atrial Fibrillation Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib) a Problem? The American Heart Association explains the consequences of atrial fibrillation, the causes of afib, the risks of afib, how atrial fibrillation may cause a stroke, how afib may cause heart failure and how afib may cause additional heart rhythm problems.
  • 93. Recognition from Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Recognition from Get With The Guidelines-Stroke
  • 94. Populations Heart and Stroke Statistical Updates - Populations
  • 95. Hispanics and Heart Disease, Stroke The American Heart Association explains the prevalence of heart disease and stroke among Hispanics.
  • 96. Sex and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure can can impact your sex life.
  • 97. Tedy's Team Tedy Bruschi advocates, on behalf of the American Stroke Association, to raise awareness and inspire fellow stroke survivors.
  • 98. Western States Affiliate Saving Strokes Western States Affiliate Saving Strokes: The vision of the Saving Strokes programs is to provide stroke survivors the opportunity to be welcomed to the game of golf through orientation to the game and affordable golf instruction. The ultimate goals are to make them comfortable playing (or returning to play) with the mainstream golfing public and get them back into the swing of life!
  • 99. Protect Your Heart in the Heat Hot Weather and heart disease can be a dangerous combination. The american Heart Association explains the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke you should know if you have a cardiovascular condition before spending a day in the sun.
  • 100. Protect NIH Funding Sequestration: Mandatory budget cuts that will seriously reduce NIH research funding and deprive Americans with heart disease and stroke of the innovative treatments they desperately need and deserve.


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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%