Resources for Cardiovascular Disease

Online Resources
The following online resources are recommended by Harrison Medical Center to assist patients in becoming further informed about cardiovascular disease.

American Diabetes Association
We lead the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes.

American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency to help reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Heart Rhythm Society

Million Hearts

The Franklin Institute 
An online exploration of the human heart.

Mended Hearts, Inc.
Mended Hearts is a national nonprofit organization affiliated with the American Heart Association. They have been offering the gift of hope to heart disease patients, their families and caregivers for more than 50 years.

National Institute of Health
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency—making important medical discoveries that improve health and save lives.

Womens Health is a free service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It provides reliable, accurate, commercial-free information on the health of women. This website covers hundreds of topics, on issues ranging from reproductive health to older women's health.

Women’s Heart Foundation
The Women's Heart Foundation, the only Non-Governmental Organization that designs and implements demonstration projects for the prevention of heart disease, is a 501(c)3 charitable organization dedicated to improving survival and quality of life.

Vascular Web
The Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS) is a not-for-profit professional medical society, composed primarily of vascular surgeons, that seeks to advance excellence and innovation in vascular health through education, advocacy, research, and public awareness. SVS is the national advocate for 3,350 specialty-trained vascular surgeons and other medical professionals who are dedicated to the prevention and cure of vascular disease.

Heart Healthy Handbook for Women
The 122-page, full-color, 20th anniversary edition of The Healthy Heart Handbook for Women provides the most recent information on women's heart disease and practical suggestions for reducing your own risk.

Heart Healthy Recipes
By making a few changes in your eating habits, you can help lower your high blood pressure. Here are some great recipes that show you how eating less fat, cholesterol, salt, and sodium can make a difference and taste great too.


American Lung Association of Washington
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through Education, Advocacy and Research.

Freedom From Smoking
Freedom From Smoking® Online, or FFS Online, is a program specifically designed for adults, like you, who want to quit smoking. It’s an adaptation of the American Lung Association’s gold standard, group clinic that has helped thousands of smokers to quit for good.

Washington Tobacco Quit Line
Smoking cessation information and support.