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Heart Failure Resources

This listing is provided for your reference and is not a complete list of available resources.

Heart Failure Society of America, Inc.
Court International - Suite 240 S
2550 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55114
Phone: (651) 642-1633
www.hfsa.org

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American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75231
Phone: (214) 373-6300 or
1-800-AHA-USA1 (1-800-242-8721)
www.heart.org

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda. MD 20824-0105
Phone: (301) 592-8573
www.nhlbi.nih.gov

The Alliance for Aging Research
750 17th St., NW, Suite 1100
Phone: (202) 293-2856
www.agingresearch.org

The Cleveland Clinic Heart Center
www.clevelandclinic.org/heartcenter/

 

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Reviewed by Thomas M. Maddox, MD on June 22, 2012

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