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American Heart Association (AHA)
A non-profit voluntary health agency, the AHA provides information and education about cardiac care in an effort to reduce heart disease and stroke.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC is a United States federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services. The CDC focuses on developing and applying disease and control prevention programs, especially infectious diseases like influenza, and also programs for injuries and disabilities.
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
Family Doctor offers health information for the entire family from the AAFP. Family Doctor provides selected content and research on screening and diagnosis, prevention, and the treatment of heart disease.
U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
The NHLBI supports, plans, and conducts research related to the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood diseases. The Institute administers national health education campaigns on women and heart disease, healthy weight for children, and other topics.
The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease
WomenHeart works at providing education, support, and hope to millions of women while ensuring that every woman with heart disease has access to prevention, early detection, an accurate diagnosis, and the proper treatment.