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  • 31. Health Insurance Marketplace Information The American Heart Association helps explain the new Health Insurance Marketplace and the need for health insurance.
  • 32. Health Insurance Marketplace Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn more about the Health Insurance Marketplaces with this infographic.
  • 33. Grandmother Gains a Healthy Lifestyle & Loses 84 Pounds The American Heart Association brings this survivor story about Sandra, who decided to take a break from her stressful work and collapsed. The fainting episode led to a serious wake-up call when a heart specialist informed her that her unhealthy lifestyle was killing her. Learn more.
  • 34. Reduce Blood Sugar with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to reduce blood sugar using these simple tips.
  • 35. American Heart Ride The 5th Annual American Heart Ride is a unique cycling experience and fundraising program to support the American Heart Association.
  • 36. Heart-Health: Out With the Pyramid, In With the Plate The key to preventing cardiovascular disease or heart disease is managing your risk factors. the American Heart Association explains that invovles eating a balanced diet. MyPlate has replaced the Food Guide Pyramid with a new shape and updated recommendations to help consumers follow the federal government?s 2010 Dietary Guidelines. Read how it might affect those with heart disease.
  • 37. BMI in Children The American Heart Association offers this information on BMI in children and steps parents and guardians can take to avoid childhood obesity.
  • 38. Single-Parent and Working-Parent Heart Health The American Heart Association explains how single parents and working parents can find time for heart health and health eating.
  • 39. Owning a Pet May Protect You from Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains owning a pet may protect you from heart disease.
  • 40. HIV and Atherosclerosis The American Heart Association explains that people living with HIV are at higher risk for artery blockage problems or atherosclerosis.


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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%