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  • 41. Betty Levinson: Where there is life, there is hope Donor story Betty Levinson
  • 42. Angina Pectoris (Stable Angina) The American Heart Association explains angina pectoris, also known as stable angina, is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease.
  • 43. Heart Attack Recovery FAQs The American Heart Association offers answers to frequently asked questions about recovering from heart attack such as How long will you need to rest after my heart attack? When can you go back to work after a heart attack? Is it normal to feel so depressed after a heart attack? Is chest pain normal after a heart attack? Why is cardiac rehabilitation important after a heart attack? Why are lifestyle changes important after a heart attack? What treatments will I need after my heart attack? What about sex after a heart attack?
  • 44. Warning Signs and Actions: Our Guide to Quick Action (Spanish) This brochure provides information on how acting quickly can save lives by emphasizing three key steps: Know the warning signs, Call 9-1-1, Give CPR.
  • 45. Heart Attack Risk Assessment What is your risk of a heart attack within the next 10 years? Find out with the American Heart Association's Heart Attack Risk Calculator.
  • 46. 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.
  • 47. Microvascular Angina The American Heart Association explains microvascular angina.
  • 48. Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) The American Heart Association explains single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT).
  • 49. Heart Attack Symptoms in Women What are the symptoms of a heart attack in women? The American Heart Association explains how signs of a heart attack in women may be different than heart attack signs in men.
  • 50. High Blood Pressure or Hypertension What is high blood pressure or hypertension? The American Heart Association provides information on blood pressure, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, hypertension, hypertensive crisis, monitoring blood pressure, preeclampsia, systolic, diastolic, risk of high blood pressure, tretment of high blood pressure, prevention of high blood pressure, lower blood pressure

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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%