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  • 91. Sodium Swap: Change Your Salty Ways in 21 Days Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn how to change your taste for sodium with this three-week plan.
  • 92. Los Seis Salados Para Los Niņos Infographic en Espaņol The American Heart Association helps you learn the top six common foods that are common in kids' diets that are also high in sodium.
  • 93. Newer Heart Valve Surgery Options People with high risks and severe aortic valve tightness may be good candidates for a less invasive repair or an alternative treatment called a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • 94. Congenital Heart Defects What is a congenital heart defect? The American Heart Association offers information about congenital heart defect, the risk of congenital heart defects in adults and children, the types of congenital heart defects, the symptoms of congenital heart defects, the diagnosis of congenital heart defects, the treatment of congenital heart defect and caring for those with congenital heart defects.
  • 95. Inflammation and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains that although it is not proven that inflammation causes cardiovascular disease, inflammation is common for heart disease and stroke patients and is thought to be a sign or atherogenic response.
  • 96. Prevention and Treatment of Pericarditis The American Heart Association explains treatments for pericarditis and how it can be prevented.
  • 97. About Cardiac Arrest Sudden cardiac arrest is the abrupt loss of heart function in a person who may or may not have diagnosed heart disease.
  • 98. Problem: Mitral Valve Regurgitation Mitral regurgitation is leakage of blood backward through the mitral valve each time the left ventricle contracts. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
  • 99. Ross Procedure The Ross procedure is often very effective for treating damaged aortic valves. Learn why it works
  • 100. Detection of a Heart Defect in the Fetus The American Hart Association explains that a structural heart defect or rhythm disorder in the fetus has significant implications for pregnancy management, delivery planning, and diagnosis of abnormalities in other organs.


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2013-2014 Expenditures

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  • Research: 21.8%
  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
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