Cardiovascular Disease

cardiovascular disease, heart disease

Cardiovascular Disease

Thanks to online-only health sites, sites operated by the National Institutes of Health and those of our country's top hospitals, clinics and nonprofit heart-health organizations, high-quality information on common and rare cardiovascular diseases are only a quick surf away. Use the Cardiovascular Disease Web Guide to find links to sites with verified, credible information. 

Read a Spanish-language version of the Cardiovascular Disease Web Guide.

How the Cardiovascular System Works

The term "cardiovascular system" refers to the functioning of the heart (cardio) and the ... read more »

Heart Disease Types

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease ... read more »

Vascular Disease Types

A vascular disease is any disease afflicting your circulatory system. According to the Cleveland Clinic ... read more »

Cardiovascular Disease Diagnosis

If you or a loved one is suffering from a cardiovascular disease, you thankfully have the benefit ... read more »

Cardiovascular Disease Treatment

Heart and vascular conditions can be treated through a variety of methods including medication, ... read more »

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Two factors playing an important role in your heart disease risk are diet and exercise. Unlike ... read more »

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