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Heart Disease & Stroke


American Heart Association. National non-profit organization whose mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Provides information for consumers and educators as well as standards and guidelines for health professionals.

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). NIH institute that conducts and funds studies on prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases.

Selected Resources

Mozaffarian D, Benjamin EJ, Go AS, et al.; on behalf of the American Heart Association Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Subcommittee. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics -- 2015 Update. A Report From the American Heart Association [Internet]. Circulation. 2015 Jan 27;131(4):e29-e322. PubMed PMID: 25520374.

Hall MJ, Levant S, DeFrances CJ. Hospitalization for congestive heart failure: United States, 2000–2010 [Internet]. NCHS Data Brief. 2012 Oct;(108):1-8. PubMed PMID: 23102190.

Hall MJ, Levant S, DeFrances CJ. Hospitalization for stroke in U.S. hospitals, 1989-2009 [Internet]. NCHS Data Brief. 2012 May;(95):1-8. PubMed PMID: 22617404.

Heart Disease (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics) 2014 Jan.

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