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  • 1. Sex and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure can can impact your sex life.
  • 2. 4 Easy Ways To Keep Your Blood Pressure Under Control How can I keep my blood pressure or hypertension under control? The American Heart Association offers these four easy tips to keep your blood pressure under control.
  • 3. Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke The American Heart Association explains that knowing your family history is very important when it comes to understanding your risk for heart disease and stroke, but having a family history of it does not mean it is imminent that you will get it too.
  • 4. HBPR Science News: Message from the Past Chair, HBPR Council HBPR Past Chair Welcome Message Video -Gabriel Navar.
  • 5. Doctor Appointments: Questions to Ask Your Doctor The American Heart Association explains that one of the most important relationships you?ll ever have is the one you?ll develop with your doctor. Learn why.
  • 6. Playing college football linked with high blood pressure risk original article page for simple science
  • 7. Patient Education Resources for Healthcare Professionals The American Heart Association helps your patients learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, 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
  • 8. Cold Weather and Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains the potentially dangerous link between cold weather and heart conditions.
  • 9. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
  • 10. Busy Parents and Caregivers Must Care for Themselves The American Heart Association explains that taking caring for yourself and being heart healthy is as important as caring for your loved ones.
  • 11. Salmon with Tomato-Basil Salsa The fresh tomato-basil salsa will have you "hooked" on this delicious salmon dish. Rich in omega-3 fats, salmon is good for your heart as well as your taste buds.
  • 12. 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.
  • 13. Slow-Cooker Chicken Cacciatore This classic Italian mainstay has been updated for today?s modern cook, and with less sodium.
  • 14. Reduce Blood Sugar with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to reduce blood sugar using these simple tips.
  • 15. Glazed Sweet Potato Cubes A holiday meal doesn?t seem complete without sweet potatoes. This healthful version will be a family favorite for years to come.
  • 16. Tropical Fruit Dippers Feel free to substitute your favorite seasonal fruits for the pineapple and mango dippers. Some good ones to try include berries, pears, and apples.
  • 17. PSA- Print- High Blood Pressure
  • 18. Manage Blood Pressure with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to manage blood pressure using these simple tips.
  • 19. Check. Change. Control. Blood Pressure Program Learn more about the American Heart Association blood pressure monitoring programs.
  • 20. Find a Check. Change. Control. Program Near You Find an American Heart Association affiliate office in your area to get involved in Check. Change. Control. Blood Pressure monitoring Program in your area.
  • 21. Tortilla Scramble Try the American Heart Association's recipe: tortilla scramble.
  • 22. Heart-Health Risk Assessments from the American Heart Association The American Heart Association offers these heart-health risk assessment tools such as heart attack risk asessment, high blood pressure risk calculator, my diabetes Life Assessment and My Life Check.
  • 23. Leisure-time exercise can lower your risk of high blood pressure original article page for simple science
  • 24. HIV and Atherosclerosis The American Heart Association explains that people living with HIV are at higher risk for artery blockage problems or atherosclerosis.
  • 25. Too Much Sodium The American Heart Association helps you learn what excess sodium in your diet can do to your health and appearance.
  • 26. 7 Salty Myths BUSTED The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about sodium and salt by busting these common myths.
  • 27. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Cardiovascular Conditions The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets that cover a range of cardiovascular conditions including angina, arrhythmia, atrial fibrilation, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart attack and heart failure.
  • 28. High Blood Pressure and Women The American Heart Association explains higher risk for high blood pressure, also called hypertension, in women including birth control and high blood pressure, pregnancy and preeclampsia, Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH), toxemia of pregnancy and menopause and high blood pressure.
  • 29. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 30. How to Track Your Sodium The American Heart Association helps you learn how much sodium you are getting in your diet with this handy tracker.
  • 31. Hot Tub and Sauna Use and High Blood Pressure The Amerrican Heart Association explains the potentially harmful affects of hot tubs and saunas to people with high blood pressure, also called hypertension.
  • 32. Cheesecake Dainties Cheescake Dainties
  • 33. 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
  • 34. The Effects of Excess Sodium on Your Health and Appearance The American Heart Association helps you learn what excess sodium in your diet can do to your health and appearance.
  • 35. What is High Blood Pressure? What is high blood pressure? What is hypertension? The American Heart Association explains that High blood pressure, also known as HBP, hypertension or the "silent killer" is a widely misunderstood medical condition.
  • 36. Meditation and Heart Health The American Heart Association explains that meditation could help you lower your risks of cardiovascular disease.
  • 37. Watermelon and Strawberry Salsa Whether served at room temperature or chilled, this refreshing salsa is terrific served with no-salt-added baked tortilla chips or spooned over fat-free vanilla yogurt.
  • 38. Sodium Swap: Change Your Salty Ways in 21 Days The American Heart Association helps you learn to eat less sodium by changing your salty habits with this three-week plan.
  • 39. Potassium The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
  • 40. Over-the-Counter Medications Decongestants, sodium and other ingredients in over-the-counter medications can raise blood pressure. Some OTCs may interfere with prescription blood pressure medications.
  • 41. Life's Simple 7 Brochure: Seven Simple Steps to a Healthier Heart A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's recommendations for healthy living: avoid tobacco smoke, monitor high blood pressure, eat food low in cholesterol and saturated fats, be physically active, maintain a healthy weight, and have regular medical exams. 4 pages, 4" x 8?"
  • 42. Life's Simple 7 | Manage Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains that managing blood pressure is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes can help you avoid high blood pressure.
  • 43. Puffy Pancake-Style Apple Pie Try the American Heart Association's low-salt recipe: puffy pancake-style apple pie. Great for breakfast or dessert!
  • 44. High Blood Pressure and Stroke Brochure This brochure alerts readers to the fact that high blood pressure is a leading risk factor for stroke. It provides clear directions for treating high blood pressure and reducing the risk of first or recurrent stroke.
  • 45. Understanding Blood Pressure Readings What are blood pressure readings? Systolic, diastolic? The American Heart Association helps you understand the various levels of blood pressure and how high blood pressure or hypertension is defined. also learn about prehypertension, hypertension, hypertensive crisis, and what is a healthy blood pressure.
  • 46. Safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke_1277477874666 High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity and smoking have always been "adult" topics. But many children have the same risk factors as their parents. This brochure will help parents understand that childhood behaviors lead to adult behaviors. It will support efforts to curb the risk in children.
  • 47. What are the Symptoms of High Blood Pressure? The American Heart Association explains the symptoms of high blood pressure, also called hypertension and the "silent killer" because it generally has no symptoms.
  • 48. Striking a Balance: Less Sodium (Salt), More Potassium The American Heart Association explains that in your battle against high blood pressure, sodium and salt is your enemy but potassium is a powerful weapon.
  • 49. Home Blood Pressure Monitoring The American Heart Association explains how to keep track of your blood pressure levels at home in addition to regular measurements taken at a healthcare professional's office. Download the American Heart Association's blood pressure tracker chart to help monitor your blood pressure at home.
  • 50. For Your Children Brochure: Safeguard them from heart disease and stroke High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity and smoking have always been "adult" topics. But many children have the same risk factors as their parents. This brochure will help parents understand that childhood behaviors lead to adult behaviors. It will support efforts to curb the risk in children.


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American Heart Association Diversity Report

Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.

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