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Resource Guide for Heart Failure

En Español (Spanish Version)

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American Heart Association

  • Address: National Center 7272 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX 75231
  • Phone: 1-800-242-8721 (1-800-AHA-USA1)
  • Internet Address: http://heart.org
  • Description of Services Provided: The American Heart Association provides educational materials about heart failure and other heart-related diseases. This national voluntary health agency’s mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Address: 1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333
  • Phone: 1-800-232-4636 (1-800-CDC-INFO)
  • Internet Address: http://www.cdc.gov
  • Description of Services Provided: This site provides educational and statistical information about heart disease, as well as information about several other conditions.

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

  • Address: Building 31, Room 5A52 31 Center Drive MSC 2486 Bethesda, MD 20892
  • Phone: 301-592-8573
  • Internet address: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov
  • 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.

Heart Failure Online

  • Internet address: http://www.heartfailure.org
  • Description of services provided: Also available in Spanish, Heart Failure Online offers an overview of the cardiovascular system, updated information on studies and medications, a thorough section on heart failure, as well as a "frequently asked questions" page.

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