Other Useful Links

A recommended list of resources for online cardiology information.

American College of Cardiology РThe website for the professional society for US cardiologists

CardioSmart РThe website for patient education from the American College of Cardiology

American Heart Association – The information source the American Heart Association, this site offers extensive resources for anyone interested in heart disease and stroke.

Heart Rhythm Society  РThis website contains abundant educational information for patients with disorders of cardiac rhythm. It is published by the principle professional society for electrophysiology and cardiac pacing.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute – A government website containing extensive information on research and education about cardiovascular disorders. It has special web pages and interactive applications for hypertension, weight management, heart attacks, cholesterol disorders and body mass index calculators.

Center for Disease Control – A government website containing information on a broad variety of health issues. It has an extensive section on health statistics.

Medscape РA website primarily for healthcare providers, this site offers specialty-related homepages and access to the National Library’s Online medical publication database, Medline.

WebMD – This is popular consumer website offers a variety of services including a ‚ÄúConditions Center‚ÄĚ, breaking medical news reports, and a unique ‚ÄúMDUniversity‚ÄĚ which offers online courses such as ‚ÄúFour Weeks to a Healthier Heart.‚ÄĚ It also offers an online ‚Äúpersonal health record‚ÄĚ and a ‚ÄúHealth Tools‚ÄĚ section.

InteliHealth – A consumer-oriented website sponsored by Aetna, offering a broad variety of services, including a section of ‚Äúcomplementary and alternative medicine‚ÄĚ topics. It features Harvard Medical School‚Äôs Consumer Health Information reports. An interesting ‚ÄúHealth Tools‚ÄĚ section contains self-assessment quizzes, and health calculator tools.

C-Health – This site offers health news, columnists, and a searchable database, ‚ÄúDisease in Depth‚ÄĚ, providing information about specific disease states.

HealthFinder – Health news and specific information regarding different medical conditions. This site includes listings of online journals, medical dictionaries, and resources for reporting fraud and complaints.

Martindale’s Health Science Guide РA database of health references, information and news

Health on the Net Foundation – A non-commercial overview of health resources