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Below are general resources to help you get the facts on on cardiovascular diseases. Please also see:



Heart Disease Fact Sheet

DHHS. Office on Women's Health


National Heart Lung and Blood Institute National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Provides leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood, including conducting educational activities with an emphasis on prevention.


Your Guide to Lowering High Blood Pressure

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Based on NHLBI clinical guidelines and research studies, web site provides up-to-date practical information for the public on high blood pressure. Includes information on the DASH diet.


American Heart Association logo American Heart Association

American Heart Association.

National voluntary health agency with mission to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.


The Heart Truth logo The Heart Truth

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

A national awareness campaign for women about heart disease.


MedlinePlus: Heart Diseases

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.


MedlinePlus: Heart Disease in Women

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.


MedlinePlus: Heart Diseases--Prevention

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.


MedlinePlus: Cholesterol

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.


MedlinePlus: High Blood Pressure

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.


5 Medication-free Strategies to Help Prevent Heart Disease

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. MayoClinic.com.


American Heart Association graphic Meet the Fats

American Heart Association.

Use this animated educational campaign to help discuss the health effects and dietary sources of the various types of fats.


Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN)

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Dietetic practice group.