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  • 81. 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.
  • 82. 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.
  • 83. 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.
  • 84. Prevention and Treatment of Pericarditis The American Heart Association explains treatments for pericarditis and how it can be prevented.
  • 85. 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.
  • 86. More Cardiovascular Conditions The American Heart Association helps you learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
  • 87. Ross Procedure The Ross procedure is often very effective for treating damaged aortic valves. Learn why it works
  • 88. Make the Effort to Prevent Heart Disease with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association explains Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease.
  • 89. 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.
  • 90. Pediatric Cardiomyopathies Introduction to Pediatric Cardiomyopathies


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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%