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Heart Attack Symptoms are Different for Women than for Men. Did You Know?
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Heart Attack Symptoms are Different for Women than for Men.  Did You Know?

February 1 is National Wear Red Day®, an annual health observance sponsored by the American Heart Association, to highlight the facts about heart attack risks and symptoms. Part of this observance is a Go Red For Women campaign, to educate women abo...

National High Blood Pressure Education Month Highlights Risks from High Blood Pressure & Ways to Control It
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National High Blood Pressure Education Month Highlights Risks from High Blood Pressure & Ways to Control It

In a statement issued May 2, Secretary of Health & Human Services Kathleen Sebelius announced that May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month and Stroke Awareness Month. These events, sponsored by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Inst...

Warning Signs of A Heart Attack
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Heart Attack/ Heart Disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S. Knowing the warning signs and symptoms of heart attack, and calling 911 immediately, can save your life or the life of your loved ones. Though not commonly known, the signs in...

Test Your Knowledge About Stroke with this Quiz and Then Learn More from the NIH
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Take this new Quiz which has been posted as part of the "Know Stroke Campaign" on the website of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). NINDS is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), under the U.S. Department o...

Heart Disease, Website of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Heart Disease, Website of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Contains extensive information about heart disease: facts and statistics, signs and symptoms, prevention, CDC funded public health p...

The Heart Truth for Women: If You Have Heart Disease (Fact Sheet)
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The Heart Truth for Women: If You Have Heart Disease (Fact Sheet), by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Health Information Center, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Four page pamphlet, which inclu...

Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs - A 95 Page Lesson Plan
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Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. A 95 page Small Group Lesson Plan, teaching the warning signs of a heart attack, the urgency of act...

10-year Cardiovascular Risk Calculator
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10-year Cardiovascular Risk Calculator, A Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating Your 10-year Risk of Having a Heart Attack- by the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health. View Info...

Know the Signs & Symptoms of a Heart Attack
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Know the Signs & Symptoms of a Heart Attack, by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. A website and brochure listing the major signs of a heart attack, and providing ...

Various Diagnostic Procedures for Heart Disease
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Various Diagnostic Procedures for Heart Disease, from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, including: »What Is Cardiac Catheterization? »What...

The Heart Truth: Questions to Ask Your Doctor (a Wallet card)
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The Heart Truth: Questions to Ask Your Doctor (a Wallet card), by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. »View Info (pdf)

Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
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Diagnostic Tests and Procedures, Heart Information Center, Texas Heart Institute. Information on the various diagnostic tests and procedures used to diagnose heart and vascular disease. »View Info

Coronary Angiography and Possible Angioplasty
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Coronary Angiography and Possible Angioplasty, MedlinePlus, Patient Education, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. A tutorial and pdf document explaining the diagnostic procedure called an angiogram through which doctors lo...

Heart Tests & Procedures
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Heart Tests & Procedures, Cleveland Clinic »View Info

Invasive Testing for Heart Disease –
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Invasive Testing for Heart Disease – Cleveland Clinic »View Info

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Free Stroke Screenings Offered May 3, 2013 by Cleveland Clinic Florida
April 27, 2013 Posted by Editor
Free Stroke Screenings Offered May 3, 2013 by Cleveland Clinic Florida

Cleveland Clinic Florida has announced that it will offer Free Stroke Screenings to the public on May 3, 2013. Phone registration is required: To register, call toll-free 800-691-6555. The Cleveland Clinic states: "Strokes can happen at any age......

Heart Health Screenings & Symposium Presented by Cleveland Clinic February 23
February 17, 2013 Posted by Editor
Heart Health Screenings & Symposium Presented by Cleveland Clinic February 23

The Cleveland Clinic Florida will present a free Heart Health Symposium, open to the public, on Saturday, February 23, 2013. The event will include free Heart Health Screenings and Education (from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.) and a Panel discussion (f...

World Heart Day, September 29, Focuses on Prevention of Heart Disease
September 29, 2012 Posted by Editor
World Heart Day, September 29, Focuses on Prevention of Heart Disease

September 29 has been designated as "World Heart Day," an annual health observance sponsored by the World Heart Federation. "This year in continuation from our 2011 World Heart Day theme of home heart health One World, One Home, One Heart, we will m...

2012 Future of Medicine Summit to Focus on Mental Health, Heart Disease and Diabetes
June 23, 2012 Posted by Editor
2012 Future of Medicine Summit to Focus on Mental Health, Heart Disease and Diabetes

The Palm Beach County Medical Society announced that it will hold its sixth annual Future of Medicine Summit on September 27-28, 2012. A number of notable national and regional health care experts will speak at the Summit, which will be open to the pu...

Cleveland Clinic Florida Offers Free Stroke Screenings on May 4
May 2, 2012 Posted by Editor
Cleveland Clinic Florida Offers Free Stroke Screenings on May 4

The Cleveland Clinic Florida is offering free stroke screenings at its Stroke Screening Day, to be held Friday, May 4, at its main facility in Weston, Florida. The event will be held from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm - U.S. Eastern Time) in the Jagelman Con...

Cleveland Clinic Heart Surgeon & Cardiologist Tackle Misconceptions About Heart Health
February 21, 2012 Posted by Editor
Cleveland Clinic Heart Surgeon & Cardiologist Tackle Misconceptions About Heart Health

In their new book entitled, Heart 411: The Only Guide to Heart Health You'll Ever Need, two renowned heart experts, heart surgeon Marc Gillinov and cardiologist Steven Nissen, both of the Cleveland Clinic, tackle some prominent misconceptions about hea...

Nationwide Events to Promote Heart-Healthy Living Being Held in February
February 9, 2012 Posted by Editor
Nationwide Events to Promote Heart-Healthy Living Being Held in February

The American Heart Association and other organizations are holding a series of nationwide events in February as part of "American Heart Month." The purpose of this annual initiative, sponsored by the American Heart Association, is to call attention to...

Improving Your Health Literacy May Help You Improve Your Health, Survey Suggests
October 20, 2011 Posted by Editor
Improving Your Health Literacy May Help You Improve Your Health, Survey Suggests

A new survey published on October 19 found that while almost eight in ten people who reported having a recent blood test claim they understood the results, in fact 48 percent did not know their cholesterol level, and 65 percent did not know their blood...

Warning Signs of a Stroke
October 11, 2011 Posted by Senior Editor

According to a Canadian study one in eight strokes is preceded by a warning stroke. Watch Dr. Rishi Gupta, Stroke Expert from the Cleveland Clinic describe the warning signs and suggest some risk factor modifications»

Check Out Your Estimated 10-year Risk of Having a Heart Attack - New Quiz/ Assessment Tool Posted by NIH
March 16, 2011 Posted by Editor

Take this Quiz -- a new assessment tool to estimate your 10-year risk of having a heart attack, posted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on its Health Information website.  Called the " Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating Your 10-year Risk of...

Radiation Risks from CT Scans
January 6, 2011 Posted by Senior Editor

Enlightening Video: Radiation exposure from CT Scans can vary up to six fold between different CT Scan providers. Up to now CT Scan radiation has not been regulated. Watch video »

Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease
November 12, 2010 Posted by Editor

Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease, by the World Health Organization. Charts and graphs showing the leading risk factors for cardiovascular disease, worldwide. View Info: Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease Diagnosis, Heart Health Online
November 12, 2010 Posted by Editor

Cardiovascular Disease Diagnosis, Heart Health Online, by U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Links to detailed information on the many different diagnostic tests used to detect heart disease. »View Info

Heart Disease Tests
November 11, 2010 Posted by Editor

Heart Disease Tests, by labtestsonline.org. Information on laboratory blood tests used in the detection of heart disease. »View Info

Computer Imaging / Tomography
November 11, 2010 Posted by Editor

Computer Imaging / Tomography, American Heart Association. Explanation of several types of scans and X-ray computed tomography diagnostic tools used in the diagnosis of heart disease. »View Info

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