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  • 81. Berkshire County Heart Walk The Berkshire County Heart Walk is back! This fun family event is a great place to celebrate your heart health or recommit to taking better care of yourself.
  • 82. Why Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib) Matters Why is Atrial Fibrillation Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib) a Problem? The American Heart Association explains the consequences of atrial fibrillation, the causes of afib, the risks of afib, how atrial fibrillation may cause a stroke, how afib may cause heart failure and how afib may cause additional heart rhythm problems.
  • 83. Populations Heart and Stroke Statistical Updates - Populations
  • 84. Family Favorite Recipes Cookbook The American Heart Association's 2014 edition of Favorite Family Recipes magazine features updated information on how to eat healthy, grocery shop smart, read nutrition facts panels on food packaging, and create your own heart-healthy meal plans.
  • 85. Sex and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure can can impact your sex life.
  • 86. Tedy's Team Tedy Bruschi advocates, on behalf of the American Stroke Association, to raise awareness and inspire fellow stroke survivors.
  • 87. High Blood Pressure, Afib and Your Risk of Stroke The American Heart Association explains the connection between high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation and stroke.
  • 88. 2015 Pioneer Valley Stroke Survivors and Caregivers Forum May is American Stroke Month and the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, will once again host a forum open to stroke survivors and their caregivers. The 2015 Pioneer Valley Stroke Survivors and Caregivers Forum will take place on Wednesday, May 6th at the MassMutual Center in Springfield. Close to 400 will attend the event which is designed to bring together stroke survivors and caregivers so they may become better connected with the network of resources available. The event will include over one dozen exhibitors who will provide valuable education, tools and resources to stroke survivors and caregivers. Also, stroke survivors and caregivers will share their experiences and stories. A light breakfast and a heart healthy lunch will be served. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, contact Mia Freedenfeld at 203-303-3339 or email mia.freedenfeld@heart.org.
  • 89. Hispanics and Heart Disease, Stroke The American Heart Association explains the prevalence of heart disease and stroke among Hispanics.
  • 90. Health Insurance Marketplace Information The American Heart Association helps explain the new Health Insurance Marketplace and the need for health insurance.


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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
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%