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Heart Disease/ Stroke – Symptoms & Diagnosis: Classic Sources

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 . . . → Read More: Heart Attack Symptoms are Different for Women than for Men. Did You Know?

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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 Institute . . . → Read More: National High Blood Pressure Education Month Highlights Risks from High Blood Pressure & Ways to Control It

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Warning Signs of A Heart Attack

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 . . . → Read More: Warning Signs of A Heart Attack

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Test Your Knowledge About Stroke with this Quiz and Then Learn More from the NIH

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 . . . → Read More: Test Your Knowledge About Stroke with this Quiz and Then Learn More from the NIH

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Heart Disease, Website of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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 programs to address heart disease, . . . → Read More: Heart Disease, Website of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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The Heart Truth for Women: If You Have Heart Disease (Fact Sheet)

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 includes . . . → Read More: The Heart Truth for Women: If You Have Heart Disease (Fact Sheet)

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Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs – A 95 Page Lesson Plan

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, . . . → Read More: Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs – A 95 Page Lesson Plan

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10-year Cardiovascular Risk Calculator

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…

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Know the Signs & Symptoms of a Heart Attack

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 . . . → Read More: Know the Signs & Symptoms of a Heart Attack

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Various Diagnostic Procedures for Heart Disease

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 Is Cardiac CT? o »What Is Cardiac MRI? . . . → Read More: Various Diagnostic Procedures for Heart Disease

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The Heart Truth: Questions to Ask Your Doctor (a Wallet card)

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)

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Diagnostic Tests and Procedures

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

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Coronary Angiography and Possible Angioplasty

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 look at the blood vessels of the heart. . . . → Read More: Coronary Angiography and Possible Angioplasty

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Heart Tests & Procedures

Heart Tests & Procedures, Cleveland Clinic »View Info

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Invasive Testing for Heart Disease –

Invasive Testing for Heart Disease – Cleveland Clinic »View Info

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