Institute at St. Joseph Hospital
The Heart Institute at St. Joseph Hospital has pioneered the way in providing cardiac services to North Coast residents. This means quality cardiac care close to home that includes prevention, education, diagnostic and treatment services - inlcuding Cardiac Surgery and procedures in the Cath Lab, as well as a full cardiac rehabilitation program. This page features a host of information on heart disease as well as informative videos. Dr. Joachim Postel is the Chief Cardiac Surgeon.
Contains fact sheets about heart health, heart disease and surgical procedures as well as information about how to live a heart-healthylife. This includes recipes that have received the American Heart Association's approval.
Sponsored by the Sharp Foundation for Cardiovascular Research and Education and the San Diego Cardiac Center, this site features specific information on heart failure issues.
An Online Exploration
From the Franklin Institute of Science Museum, comprehensive heart health education.
Support of America
A national nonprofit organization that provides direct financial assistance to heart disease patients and their families who do not have the resources for treatment and care.
Includes both professional and layperson information. Produced and monitored by a practicing cardiac surgeon.
Created by medical professionals to provide patients with a source of reliable info. Includes useful multimedia presentations about the heart in health and disease.
Divided into three areas for kids, parents, and practitioners, this site provides support and practical information for children with heart disease. INFO FOR KIDS.
Heart Disease Prevention Program
University of Irvine, CA provides educational materials and clinical and research services aimed at prevention, early detection, and reversal of coronary heart disease.
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