Results for 'heart disease'
About Congenital Heart Defects
The American Heart Association explains congenital heart disease and congenital heart defects in adults and children.
Fetal Echocardiography / Your Unborn Baby's Heart
The American Heart Association explains fetal echocardiogram; a specialized cardiac test for expectant parents on their unborn child.
Measure Your Risks Posters
Hang this 17" x 22" poster in high-traffic areas to alert everybody to risk factors of heart disease and stroke. The poster is printed in English on one side, and Spanish on the reverse.
Detection of a Heart Defect in the Fetus
The American Hart Association explains that a structural heart defect or rhythm disorder in the fetus has significant implications for pregnancy management, delivery planning, and diagnosis of abnormalities in other organs.
The American Heart Association defines common heart disease terms in this Cardiovascular glossary.
Sex and Heart Disease Brochure
This brochure addresses resumption of sex after a heart attack or heart surgery, possible effects of medication, and several myths and misconceptions regarding sex and heart disease.
Women, Heart Disease and Stroke
Information about the seriousness of heart disease and stroke, related risk factors (including family history, diabetes, cholesterol, and high blood pressure), warning signs, and what to do in an acute event.
What's New with the Heart-Check Mark?
Heart-Check mark program certifies foods that meet certain nutrition criteria. Now more types of food can now be certified as heart-healthy ? including fish and nuts. Choosing foods lower in salt, sugar and saturated fat can help reduce your risk or cardiovascular disease and stroke.
Making Heart Health a Habit
The key to preventing cardiovascular disease or heart disease is maintaining a healthy lifestyle and managing your risk factors. The American Heart Association explains how to make new healthy habits and change old unhealthy habits and how to stick with the healthy changes. Learn these changes from the Hip Hop Doc.
Heart-Health: Out With the Pyramid, In With the Plate
The key to preventing cardiovascular disease or heart disease is managing your risk factors. the American Heart Association explains that invovles eating a balanced diet. MyPlate has replaced the Food Guide Pyramid with a new shape and updated recommendations to help consumers follow the federal government?s 2010 Dietary Guidelines. Read how it might affect those with heart disease.