Monday, February 27, 2012

American Heart Month: Resources

Healthy Action Badge with pledge to live heart healthy
I recently published an overview about heart disease. As a public health advocate, I am all about information dissemination. For your reference, below are websites that provide more information and resources on heart disease. Knowledge empowers people to action and hopefully, you will find these resources helpful in your journey to a heart-healthy life.
The American Heart Association 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health, Heart Disease 101
Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health
National Institutes of Health, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, Heart and Vascular Diseases
U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Aspirin for Reducing Your Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke: KNOW THE FACTS

Personal Health Tools
Adult BMI Calculator
Assess Your Physical Activity
Be Active Your Way Widget
Daily Food and Activity Diary
My Health Finder 
For Your Heart Survey
Heart Healthy Workout Quiz 
Interactive Heart Attack Tutorial
My Blood Pressure Wallet Card 
Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating Your 10-year Risk of Having a Heart Attack


Disclaimer: I was not compensated for this post. The opinions expressed in this post are solely mine.