Facts & Statistics

American Heart Association
A national voluntary health agency with a mission to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

American Stroke Association
The division of the American Heart Association that is solely focused on reducing disability and death from stroke through research, education, fundraising and advocacy.

Cardiosmart.org
This is a great website from the American College of Cardiology that speaks directly to patients and families. It covers topics such as risk and prevention and answers any questions about the disease process.

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Provides leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood; blood resources; and sleep disorders.

Warning Signs

American Heart Association
Warning signs of Heart Attack, Stroke and Cardiac Arrestrip

 

Reducing Risks

American Diabetes Association
A national nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy to people with diabetes, their families, healthcare professionals and the public.

American Heart Association
Review information about cooking and eating, exercise, managing lifestyle and women’s risk for heart disease.

American Stroke Association
The division of the American Heart Association that is solely focused on reducing disability and death from stroke through research, education, fundraising and advocacy.

Diseases and Conditions

American Heart Association – Diseases that effect your heart
Learn more about diseases that affect your heart like diabetes, arrhythmias, cholesterol and hypertension (high blood pressure). Also find information about children and heart disease.

American Heart Association Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia
An A to Z glossary of terms related to cardiovascular disease and stroke.

Tour Your Heart

HeartSite.com
Click on Heart Basics to view Basic Heart Anatomy, Coronary Artery Anatomy or Electrical Activity of the Heart.

Helpful Links & Information

American Dietetic Association
Organization of food and nutrition professionals providing valuable information for healthcare professionals and the public.

American Heart Association
A national voluntary health agency with a mission to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Hospitals

St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital
A not-for-profit acute care hospital owned and operated by the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois. The hospital is located in Jackson, MS.

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