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Heart Disease Subject Guide: Web Resources

A pathfinder designed to educate people about heart disease.

Web Resources

American Heart Association
http://www.americanheart.org/
"Our mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke." The site includes information on diseases and conditions, CPR, and advocacy. The site describes publications and resources for the individual, and has a section of resources for health care researchers and professionals.”

Facts on Coronary Heart Disease
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/cad
“The National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute provides a set of information intended to educate those trying to prevent heart disease , as well as those with heart disease. The site explains the different types of cholesterol, ways to lower cholesterol, and provides a resource library for further exploration.”

My Heart Central
http://www.healthcentral.com/heart-disease/
“Information about Heart Attacks, Hypertension, Heart Failure, Arrhythmias, and Stroke. Recent news articles, nutrition guide, and question-and-answer library available.”