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The resources below can help you learn more about heart disease and what you can do to prevent it.

FACTS AND INFORMATION DOCUMENTS (In English and Spanish)

- Blood Pressure and Heart Disease
- La presión arterial y las enfermedades cardíacas
- Cholesterol and Heart Disease
- El colesterol y las enfermedades cardíacas / La Diabetes y las enfermedades cardíacas
- Diabetes and Heart Disease
- Diet and Heart Disease
- La dieta y las enfermedades cardíacas
- Heart Disease
- Enfermedades cardíacas
- Los medicamentos y las enfermedades cardíacas
- Physical Activity and Weight Management
- Physician Follow-Up
- Seguimiento del proveedor de asistencia médica
- Smoking and Heart Disease
- El fumar y las enfermedades cardíacas
- Weight Management and Heart Disease
- Actividad física, control del peso y enfermedades cardíacas

FACT AND INFORMATION LINKS

- The National Women's Health Information Center
http://www.4woman.gov/

- The NIH Office of Research on Women's Health
http://www4.od.nih.gov/orwh/

- The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's HeartTruth Campaign is a national awareness campaign about heart disease aimed at women ages 40 to 60. The campaign features TV and radio public service announcements (PSAs), a speaker's guide, and other materials to help spread the word that heart disease is the number one killer of women.
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/hearttruth/whatis

- National Libraries of Medicine, MEDline Plus: Heart Diseases
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/heartdiseasesgeneral.html

- National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/bb_heartdisease/index.htm

- Check the Black Women's Health web page for facts about heart disease and special risks for African-American women, along with information on risk factors and prevention.
http://www.blackwomenshealth.com/heart_disease.htm

QUIZZES AND INTERACTIVE TOOLS

- Are you at risk for heart disease? Take this quiz to find out.
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/actintime/haws/quiz.htm

- Test your knowledge about cholesterol and heart disease.
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/chol/chol_iq.htm

- See how physical activity reduces your heart disease risk.
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/phy_act.htm

- Ask your doctor these questions about heart disease and your risks.
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/hearttruth/lower/askdoctor.htm

BOOKS AND OTHER RESOURCES

These five National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute booklets below may be viewed online or ordered by clicking on the following links:

- Healthy Heart Handbook for Women
- Facts About Heart Disease and Women: Preventing and Controlling High Blood Pressure
- Improving Cardiovascular Health in African Americans
- Facts About Heart Disease and Women: Be Physically Active
- Facts About Heart Disease and Women: Kicking The Smoking Habit