Heartlinks: Online Resources
While nothing replaces a visit with your medical professional for information about your personal heart health, there are many useful sites on the Internet where you can learn more about CVD, read about the latest research and treatments, find support services and other resources. Here are a few helpful links — go online and get informed!
Go Red For Women — The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement focuses on the public awareness and prevention of heart disease — the No. 1 killer of women.
HeartHealthyWomen.org — "Your source for information on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease in women."
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) — Provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals.
Women Heart — The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, provides education, support and hope to millions of women, and ensures that every woman has access to prevention and early detection, accurate diagnosis and proper treatment of heart disease.
7 Steps to a Healthy Heart — A patient resource guide to change health outcomes by improving cardiovascular education and screenings.
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