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Online Resources

We have compiled a list of resources and publications to help you learn more about cardiovascular disease, prevention and research.

Heart Health Books

Federal Agencies

  • Healthfinder™ –  Healthfinder.gov is a consumer health and human services information web site from the US Government.
  • MedlinePlus: Heart Diseases – This site compiles health information from the National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine and other trusted organizations.
  • National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute –The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute provides information on heart and vascular diseases, including tools to check your risk of heart attack and information on prevention.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – This site contains a wide variety of information on heart disease including fact sheets, national news, prevention, health promotion and healthy living.
  • National Institutes of Health –  This site provides a variety of health information, including healthy lifestyles, research information, health, wellness, conditions, diseases, procedures and therapies.

Cardiovascular Health Information

  • American Heart Association – Learn more about the American Heart Association's efforts to reduce death caused by cardiovascular disease.
  • Mended Hearts, Inc. – Mended Hearts is a national organization that offers the gift of hope and encouragement to heart patients, families and caregivers.
  • WebMD Heart Disease Health Center – This site compiles a wide variety of resources including prevention tips, personal health assessment, cholesterol concerns and information on healthy heart eating.

Nutrition and Exercise Information

Women's Health Information

Diabetes Information