• American Heart Association

    7272 Greenville Avenue

    Dallas, TX 75231



    Internet Address:


    Description of services provided:

    On this site, you will find general information about heart disease, including educational information, news, research, health programs, and dietary information.

    Centers for Disease Control

    1600 Clifton Rd.

    Atlanta, GA 30333



    Internet address:


    Description of services provided:

    This site provides educational and statistical information about heart disease, as well as information about several other conditions.

    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

    NHLBI Health Information Center

    Building 31, Room 5A52

    31 Center Drive MSC 2486

    Bethesda, MD 20892


    (301) 592-8573

    Internet Address:


    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.

    Last reviewed September 2016 by Michael J. Fucci, DO, FACC

    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.