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for information about heart disorders? Try these sites for general and congenital
heart disease resources.
- American College of Cardiology
- Geared for
members, this is the web site of a professional society of over
25,000 cardiovascular physicians and scientists around the world
who meet specific educational and or certification criteria.
- American Heart Association
- This comprehensive
web site is packed with information about the heart, warning
signs, family health, and stroke. If you can't find what you
want by browsing, check the helpful "Heart and Stroke A-Z
Guide." There's also a wealth of information for professionals.
With Heart Disease: Is It Heart Failure?
by the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ),
this online booklet explains how and why heart failure affects
your body, how to respond to symptoms, and what to expect from
- National Heart, Lung, and Blood
- This federal
web site is an authoritative resource for consumers and professionals.
The health information section is packed with resources and publications.
There is also information about scientific resources, research
funding, clinical trials, and other resources for scientists
an organization that specializes in children born with congenital
heart defects (CHD), "in utero to adult", and also
acquired heart disease in infants and children, offers information
and support to parents, professionals and patients. The web site
features information about the organization and its publications.
- Congenital Heart Disease
- Part of
the Children's Health Information Network, this nicely organized
web site features sections on its "online family" (chat,
e-mail lists, portraits, etc.), and a wealth of off- and on-line
resources for families and professionals.
- An easy-to-use
site for kids with heart disease, their parents, and practitioners.
Includes informational materials and opportunities for Q&A.
We wish the site provided information about the PediHeart organization
or HA Hennein, MD, who it says writes and maintains it.
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