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A to Z Heart & Stroke Encyclopedia
From the web site of the American Heart
and Stroke A-Z Guide"
provides a broad spectrum of information, including warnings signs for
heart disease and stroke, an easy-to-use reference guide, family health
information (nutrition, exercise, programs, and books), risk
awareness for patients, scientific and professional information, and a
list of local AHA chapters.
American Stroke Association
The American Stroke Association is a
division of the American Heart Association. Find information
about how to reduce the risks of stroke as well as information and
suypport for those who have had strokes.
Chronic Disease Prevention
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion is
part of the Centers for Disease Control. Find information about
preventing heart disease and stroke - the first and
causes of death in the United States.
Center for Health Statistics
National Center for Health Statistics is the federal government's
principal agency for vital statistics and health statistics.
on heart disease from more than 2,100 primary statistical
Also find advice and information alerts for individuals. You
up for specific listservs to stay current with new statistical
information on heart disease.
Heart Information Network
Find information and services for
heart patients and others interested in lowering risk factors for heart
The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
of the National Institutes of Health.
Find basic and
specific heart and vascular disease information,
blood pressure, cholesterol, and obesity. Also
find resources for Latino users.
The New York Online Access to Health (NOAH)
a broad range of health topics, including extensive
heart disease and stroke. Find basic information,
treatment, AHA state chapters and Heart links, a Mended Hearts support
group, and hospital ratings of cardiac units nationwide. There
are capabilities for the blind or the visually handicapped to
the site. Information is also available in Spanish..
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