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View Resource Yale University School of Medicine Heart Book

In 1992, this book, edited by three Yale University professors of Medicine, and designed "in clear, simple language, [to] cover the entire spectrum of cardiovascular disease," was published by Hearst Books. Now the Yale University Medical Library has made it available via the web (in Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format only). Its 29 chapters are arranged in six major sections: The Heart and How it Works; ...

https://library.medicine.yale.edu/
View Resource Cholesterol and Heart Disease

Hardly limited to being in the news this week, cholesterol and the role it plays in heart disease has emerged again. Science, while seeking to describe and dissect the pros and cons of LDL and HDL, has yet to produce a truly definitive answer to the many uncertainties regarding cholesterol. Yet, in the midst of this seemingly uncertain topic, research has provided a whole host of recommendations...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2004/0319
View Resource World Health Organization: The Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke

Heart disease and strokes account for numerous deaths annually around the world. This reality prompted the World Health Organization, in partnership with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to produce _The Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke_. The publication was "launched to coincide with World Heart Day, which is a major driving force for encouraging global heart disease and stroke...

https://www.who.int/cardiovascular_diseases/resources/atlas/...
View Resource Take One Step for a Healthy Heart

There’s been a great deal of talk regarding the prevalence of diabetes and cancer in the United States, but there’s at least as much concern regarding heart disease. Working with WGBH and PBS, the noted producer Elizabeth Arledge has created an insightful documentary about the state of heart disease in America. This website is designed to complement the television program, and it does so with a...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/takeonestep/
View Resource American Heart Association: Healthy Living

The American Health Association doesn't have a monopoly on suggestions for leading a healthy lifestyle, but they certainly have some of the most authoritative information on exercise tips, weight management, and diet. On the "Healthy Living" site, visitors can learn about nutrition, physical activity, weight and stress management and more. There's also a section on helping kids become healthier....

https://www.heart.org/en/