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  • 41. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
  • 42. Health Insurance Marketplace Information The American Heart Association helps explain the new Health Insurance Marketplace and the need for health insurance.
  • 43. Health Insurance Marketplace Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn more about the Health Insurance Marketplaces with this infographic.
  • 44. Understand Your Risk for High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association helps you understand your risk of high blood pressure, also called hypertension, by looking at family history, age, diet and poor nutrition like a high-sodium diet, obesity and lack of exercise, alcohol as well as stress, smoking and sleep apnea.
  • 45. Measure Your Risks Posters Hang this 17" x 22" poster in high-traffic areas to alert everybody to risk factors of heart disease and stroke. The poster is printed in English on one side, and Spanish on the reverse.
  • 46. Stroke Survivors Workout Video Stroke survivors should exercise! This video is a half-hour workout using flexibility and strengthening exercises. Most of the exercises can be done from a sturdy chair or wheelchair. Some are done standing, using a chair for support.
  • 47. What is Cardiovascular Disease (Heart Disease)? What is heart disease? The American Heart Association explains the various types of heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease, coronary artery disease and coronary heart disease.
  • 48. Menopause and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains the relationship of menopause to heart disease in women.
  • 49. Obesity and Stroke: What is their connection? The American Heart Association explains the dangerous connection between obesity and stroke.
  • 50. Target: Stroke Campaign Supporters Target: Stroke Campaign Supporters


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
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%

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