The American Heart Association
– Provides information about fighting heart disease and strokes. Searchable site gives you clinical information, guides to eating healthy and an overview
of AHA programs.
– Hospital-based quality improvement program.
CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
-The CDC Division dedicated to providing public health leadership to improve cardiovascular health for all, reduce the burden, and eliminate disparities associated with heart disease and stroke.
Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Videos
These informative 2 and 4 minute videos focus on hypertension, the importance of people self-monitoring their blood pressure as a personal health care maintenance technique, offers self-monitoring tips, and provides a “how-to” guide for using a self-monitoring device.
– The US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion’s consumer guide to reliable health information.
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
– Find information about the organization, available grants and health research and education here. Cardiovascular, lung and blood health issues and a search engine are here too.