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American Heart Association

Address:
National Center
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231

Phone:
1-800-242-8721 (1-800-AHA-USA1)

Internet Address:
http://heart.org

Description of Services Provided:
The American Heart Association provides educational materials about heart failure and other heart-related diseases. This national voluntary health agency’s mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Address:
1600 Clifton Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30333

Phone:
1-800-232-4636 (1-800-CDC-INFO)

Internet Address:
http://www.cdc.gov

Description of Services Provided:
This site provides educational and statistical information about heart disease, as well as information about several other conditions.

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Address:
Building 31, Room 5A52
31 Center Drive MSC 2486
Bethesda, MD 20892

Phone:
301-592-8573

Internet address:
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

Description of services provided:
The NHLBI is a part of the National Institutes of Health. The site provides information about cholesterol, heart disease risk factors, and various heart conditions. The institute conducts and supports research related to the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood diseases as well as sleep disorders.

Heart Failure Online

Internet address:
http://www.heartfailure.org

Description of services provided:
Also available in Spanish, Heart Failure Online offers an overview of the cardiovascular system, updated information on studies and medications, a thorough section on heart failure, as well as a "frequently asked questions" page.



Last reviewed September 2013 by Michael J. Fucci, DO

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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