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Heart Diseases: Angina | Arrhythmia | Congenital Heart Disease | Coronary Artery Disease | Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) | Heart Failure | Heart Inflammation & Infection | Heart Muscle Disease (Cardiomyopathy) | Heart Valve Diseases | Other Heart Disorders

Vascular Diseases: Aneurysms | Aortic Disease | Functional Arterial Disease | Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) | Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure) | Inflammatory Vascular Disease (Vasculitis) | Occlusive Arterial Disease | Stroke | Vascular Lesions | Venous Disease

Cardiovascular Disease Treatment: Complementary & Alternative Therapy | Medication | Rehabilitation | Surgery | Heart Transplantation

Other Topics: General Cardiovascular | Heart Disease in Women | Anatomy | Cholesterol | Diagnostic Procedures | Homocysteine

General Cardiovascular

(Jump to: Find a Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Surgeon | Overviews of Heart Disease | Overviews of Vascular Disease | Organizations | Preventing Heart Disease | Risk Factors | Warning Signs )

American Heart Association
American Stroke Association
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Society for Vascular Surgery
American College of Phlebology
Women's Heart Foundation

Find a Cardiologist or Cardiovascular Surgeon
Who are the Heart Doctors?:Texas Heart Institute
Patient Care Programs:Stanford School of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine
Stanford Heart Center:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Children's Heart Center:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Cardiovascular Surgery:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Interventional Neuroradiology:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Vascular Surgery Clinic:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Find a Vascular Specialist:Society for Vascular Surgery
Find a Heart Rhythm Specialist:Heart Rhythm Society
Find a Physician or Provider:American College of Phlebology
Search for STS Surgeons:Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Women's Heart Centers:Harvard Medical School

Overviews of Heart Disease
Cardiovascular Disease 101: Understanding Heart and Blood Vessel Conditions:Mayo Clinic
Your Guide to Living Well With Heart Disease:NHLBI
Project Heart: Activities for the Classroom ... a Heart-Smart Resource for Teachers:Texas Heart Institute
Heart Disease:Research Results, NIH
Cardiology Articles (Index):eMedicine
The Heart Disease Sourcebook:netLibrary
Heart Diseases:MedlinePlus

Preventing Heart Disease
Heart Disease Prevention: 5 Strategies Keep Your Heart Healthy:Mayo Clinic
Your Guide to a Healthy Heart:NHLBI
Your Guide to Physical Activity and Your Heart:NHLBI
Diet and Lifestyle Recommendations Revision 2006 - A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association Nutrition Committee:AHA
Vitamins Don't Slow Development of Cardiovascular Disease in High-risk Women:American Heart Association
Red Wine and Your Heart:American Heart Association
Chronic Stress and the Heart:American Medical Association
Heart Diseases – Prevention:MedlinePlus

Overviews of Vascular Disease
What You Need to Know About Vascular Disease:Cleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular Institute
Vascular Surgery Articles (Index):eMedicine
Vascular Diseases:MedlinePlus

Risk Factors
Heart Disease Risk Factors:Texas Heart Institute
Heart Disease Risk Factors for Children and Teenagers:Texas Heart Institute
Women's Heart Disease Risk Quiz:Women's Heart Foundation
Stroke Risk Factors:American Heart Association
New Study Shows Antibiotic Treatment Does Not Reduce Risk of Secondary Cardiac Events:NHLBI
Reducing Sodium Decreases Long-Term Risk for Cardiovascular Disease:NHLBI
Metabolic Syndrome, see Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases, Metabolic Syndrome

Warning Signs
Heart Attack, Stroke & Cardiac Arrest Warning Signs:American Heart Association
Heart Attack Symptoms in Women -- Are They Different?:NHLBI
Learn to Recognize a Stroke:American Stroke Association
Women and Stroke - Symptoms:National Stroke Association
Symptoms of Heart and Blood Vessel Disorders:Merck Manual, Home Edition

Cardiovascular Anatomy

Anatomy of the Heart and Cardiovascular System: Texas Heart Institute
Body Guide: Cardiovascular System:Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Introduction to the Cardiovascular System:SEER Training Module: NCI
How the Heart Works:NHLBI
Basic Anatomy of the Heart:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Heart Contraction and Blood Flow:NHLBI [Animation]
Your Heart's Electrical System:NHLBI [Animation]
Anatomy and Function of the Heart's Electrical System:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Anatomy and Function of the Coronary Arteries:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Anatomy and Function of the Heart Valves:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Atlas of the Body: The Circulatory System – Arterial:American Medical Association
Atlas of the Body: The Circulatory System – Venous:American Medical Association

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