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Heart Disease Subject Guide

A pathfinder designed to educate people about heart disease.

Electronic Resources

Consumer Health Complete
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Consumer Health Complete™ (CHC) is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics, including drugs & alcohol.
World Wide Web Resources

American Heart Association

"Our mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke." The site includes information on diseases and conditions, CPR, and advocacy. The site describes publications and resources for the individual, and has a section of resources for health care researchers and professionals.”

Facts on Coronary Heart Disease

“The National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute provides a set of information intended to educate those trying to prevent heart disease , as well as those with heart disease. The site explains the different types of cholesterol, ways to lower cholesterol, and provides a resource library for further exploration.”

My Heart Central

“Information about Heart Attacks, Hypertension, Heart Failure, Arrhythmias, and Stroke. Recent news articles, nutrition guide, and question-and-answer library available.”

Recovering From Heart Problems through Cardiac Rehabilitation

“Designed for patients, this pamphlet presents guidelines to cardiac rehabilitation as well as keys to heart health and risk factors for heart disease.”

Print Resources


Cardiovascular diseases and disorders sourcebook : basic consumer health information about heart and vascular diseases and disorders, such as angina, heart attacks, arrhythmias, cardiomyopathy, valve disease, atherosclerosis, and aneurysms, with information about managing cardiovascular risk factors and maintaining heart health, medications and procedures used to treat cardiovascular disorders, and concerns of special significance to women ; along with reports on current research initiatives, a glossary of related medical terms, and a directory of sources for further help and information / edited by Sandra J. Judd Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2005. Call # R 616.1 CA

Non Fiction

Agatston, Arthur The South Beach heart program : the 4 - step plan that can save your life New York, NY : Holtzbrinck Publishers, c2007. Call # 616.1 AG

American Heart Association complete guide to women's heart health : the Go Red for Women way to long life and vitality New York, NY : Clarkson Potter, c2009. Call # 616.1 AM

Arnot, Robert Burns Seven steps to stop a heart attack New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, c2005. Call # 616.1 AR

Bernstein, Jonathan Sackner Before it happens to you : a breakthrough program for reversing or preventing heart disease Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, c2004. Call # 616.1 BE

Bowden, Jonny and Sinatra, Stephen The great cholesterol myth : why lowering your cholesterol won't prevent heart disease - and the statin - free plan that will Beverly, MA : Fair Winds Press, c2012. Call # 616.12 BO

Braverman, Debra Heal your heart with EECP : the only noninvasive way to overcome heart disease Berkeley, CA : Ten Speed Press, c2005. Call # 616.1 BR

Chilnick, Lawrence D. The first year - heart disease : an essential guide for the newly diagnosed Philadelphia, PA : Da Capo Press, c2008. Call # 616.123 CH

Esselstyn, Caldwell B. Prevent and reverse heart disease : the revolutionary, scientifically proven, nutrition - based cure New Yrok, NY : Avery, c2007. Call # 616.1 ES

Fleming, Richard M. Stop inflammation now! : a simple, step - by - step program to prevent and reduce arterial inflammation - a leading cause of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, arthritis, high blood - pressure, and many other conditions New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's, c2004. Call # 616.0473 FL

Gillinov, Marc and Nissen, Steven Heart 411 : the only guide to heart health you'll ever need New York, NY : Crown Archetype, c2012. Call # 616.12 GI

Gould, K. Lance Heal your heart : how you can prevent or reverse heart disease New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, c1998. Call # 616.123 GO

Granato, Jerome E. Living with coronary heart disease : a guide for patients and families Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2008. Call # 616.123 GR

Hudson, II, Hilton M. The heart of the matter : essential advice for a healthy heart from renowned surgeons and cardiologists Chicago, IL : Hilton Pub., c2008. Call # 616.123 HE

Ignarro, Louis J. No more heart disease : how nitric oxide can prevent - even reverse - heart disease and stroke New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, c2005. Call # 616.105 IG

Klapper, Joseph Lee The complete idiot's guide to lowering your cholesterol New York, NY : Alpha, c2006. Call # 616.3 KL

Lipsky, Martin S. American Medical Association guide to preventing and treating heart disease : essential information you and your family need to know about having a healthy heart Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2008. Call # 616.12 AM

Logue, Dick 500 low glycemic index recipes : fight diabetes and heart disease, lose weight, and have optimum energy with recipes that let you eat the foods you enjoy Beverly, MA : Fair Winds Press, c2010. Call # 641.5 LO

Mayo Clinic healthy heart for life! : the Mayo Clinic plan for preventing and conquering heart disease / edited by Kevin Kauffman New York, NY : Time Home Entertainment, Inc., c2012. Call # 616.1205 MA

Meggs, William Joel The inflammation cure : how to combat the hidden factor behind heart disease, arthritis, asthma, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, osteoporosis, and other diseases of aging Chicago, IL : Contemporary Books, c2004. Call # 616.0473 ME

Moore, Richard, M.D., PhD. The high blood pressure solution : a scientifically proven program for preventing strokes and heart disease Rochester, VT : Healing Arts Press, c2001. Call # 616.1 MO

Mulhall, Douglas The calcium bomb : the nanobacteria link to heart disease & cancer Cranston, RI : Writers' Collective, c2005. Call # 616.044 MU

Nelson, Miriam E.  Strong women, strong hearts : proven strategies to prevent and reduce heart disease now New York, NY : Penguin Group, c2006, c2005. Call # 616.1 NE

Ornish, Dean Dr. Dean Ornish's program for reversing heart disease : the only system scientifically proven to reverse heart disease without drugs or surgery New York, NY : Random House, c1990. Call # 616.1 OR

Piscatella, Joseph C. and Franklin, Barry A. Prevent, halt & reverse heart disease : 109 things you can do New York, NY : Workman Pub., c2011. Call # 616.123 PI

Polin, Bonnie Sanders and Geidt, Francis Towner Cleveland clinic healthy heart lifestyle guide and cookbook New York, NY : Broadway Books, c2007. Call # 641.5 PO

Rimmerman, Curtis M.  Heart attack : a Cleveland Clinic guide Cleveland, OH : Cleveland Clinic Press, c2006. Call # 616.1237 RI

Rimmerman, Curtis M. You and your cardiologist : a Cleveland Clinic guide Cleveland, OH : Cleveland Clinic Press, c2007. Call # 616.12 RI

Rose, Stewart D. The vegetarian solution : your answer to cancer, heart disease, global warming, and more Summertown, TN : Healthy Living Publications, c2007. Call # 613.2 RO

Salgo, Peter The heart of the matter : the three key breakthroughs to preventing heart attacks New York, NY : William Morrow, c2004. Call # 616.12 SA

Serure, Pamela Take it to heart : the real deal on women and heart disease New York, NY : Morgan Road Books, c2006. Call # 362.196 SE

Sotile, Wayne M. Thriving with heart disease : a unique program for you and your family : live happier, healthier, longer New York, NY : Free Press, c2003. Call # 362.1 SO

Superko, H. Robert Before the heart attacks : a revolutionary approach to detecting, preventing, and even reversing heart disease Emmaus, PA : Rodale, c2003. Call # 616.12 SU

Ting, Windsor The heart - mind connection : how emotions contribute to heart disease and what to do about it New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, c2006. Call # 616.12 TI

Vogel, Robert A. & Lehr, Paul Tager The Pritikin edge New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, c2008. Call # 613.25 VO

Wallack, Marc and Colby, Jamie Back to life after a heart crisis : a doctor and his wife share their 8 - step cardiac comeback plan New York, NY : Avery, c2010. Call # 616.12 WA

Zaret, Barry L. Heart care for life : developing the program that works best for you New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, c2006. Call # 616.1205 ZA

Educational Videos

The hidden epidemic [videorecording] : heart disease in America / WGBH ; a film by Elizabeth Arledge ; written, produced and directed by Elizabeth Arledge. [South Burlington, Vt.?] : WGBH Boston Video, c2007. Call # DVD 616.1205 HID

E - Books

Rosenthal, M. Sara 50 ways women can prevent heart disease [electronic resource] Los Angeles, CA : Lowell House, c2000.

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