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Heart and High Blood Pressure Resources

Heart Health Organizations

American College of Cardiology
Heart House
2400 N Street NW
Washington DC, 20037
(800) 253-4636, ext. 5603 or (202) 375-6000
Fax: (202) 375-7000
E-mail: resource@acc.org
www.acc.org

American Heart Association
National Center
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
(800) 242-8721
www.heart.org

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Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002
(888)-463-6332
www.fda.gov

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Health Information Center
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
Phone: (301) 592-8573
Fax: (240) 629-3246
E-mail: nhlbiinfo@nhlbi.nih.gov
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

The Cleveland Clinic Heart Center
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
(800) 223-2273
www.clevelandclinic.org/heartcenter

Heart Health Websites

Cut to the Heart
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/heart/

The Human Heart (The Franklin Institute)
www.fi.edu/learn/heart/index.html

Med Help Heart Forum
www.medhelp.org/forums/cardio/wwwboard.html

CardioSmart
http://www.cardiosmart.org

The Heart.org
http://www.theheart.org

WebMD Medical Reference

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