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  1. Coronary Artery Disease: Prevention Myths
  2. Coronary Artery Disease Includes causes and symptoms of heart disease. Looks at cholesterol, hypertension, and risk of heart attack. Covers diet, physical activity, and treatment with medicines, angioplasty, and bypass surgery. Includes how to help prevent heart disease.
  3. Preventing Coronary Artery Disease Learn how a heart-healthy lifestyle can lower your risk for heart disease.
  4. Preventing Coronary Artery Disease in Women: First Steps See how three women found ways to fit heart-healthy habits into their busy lives.
  5. How to Prevent a Second Heart Attack Learn how medicines and a healthy lifestyle help protect you from another heart attack.
  6. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Screening
  7. Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke Discusses taking aspirin to prevent a first and second heart attack for people who have coronary artery disease. Covers aspirin therapy to help lower risk of a stroke. Discusses if aspirin therapy is for you. Looks at things to avoid while taking aspirin.
  8. Aspirin and Antiplatelets for Coronary Artery Disease Looks at antiplatelets, including aspirin, to prevent heart attack. Lists who should and shouldn't take it. Includes dosage, benefits, and side effects. Includes how to take it during heart attack.
  9. Preventing Blood Clots in Leg Veins Learn how to prevent blood clots in leg veins when you must sit or lie down for long periods of time.
  10. Coronary Artery Disease: Every Step Matters Learn how heart disease affects you and how to help prevent a heart attack.
  11. Weight and Coronary Artery Disease
  12. Smoking and Coronary Artery Disease
  13. Stroke Prevention: Should You Have a Carotid Artery Procedure? Compare the pros and cons of having a carotid artery procedure to help prevent stroke.
  14. Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) After Surgery Learn how to help prevent dangerous blood clots after your surgery.
  15. Heart Attack: How to Prevent Another One
  16. Stroke Prevention: Should I Have a Carotid Artery Procedure? Guides through the decision to have a carotid endarterectomy or carotid artery stenting to prevent stroke if you have not already had a stroke or TIA. Lists pros and cons. Explains risks. Looks at other treatments. Has interactive tool to help you decide.
  17. Atrial Fibrillation: Should I Take an Anticoagulant to Prevent Stroke? Guides you through the decision to take an anticoagulant to prevent stroke. Explains atrial fibrillation and risk of stroke. Lists benefits and risks of anticoagulants and aspirin. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  18. Physical Activity Helps Prevent a Heart Attack and Stroke
  19. Coronary Artery Disease: Should I Have an Angiogram? Guides you through the decision to have an angiogram. Explains why the test is done and what it can show. Discusses why you might or might not want to have the test. Lists risks and benefits. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  20. Statins: Should I Take Them to Prevent a Heart Attack or Stroke? Guides people not already diagnosed with heart disease through decision to take statin medicine to lower risk of heart attack or stroke. Covers cholesterol and other risk factors. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  21. Aspirin: Should I Take Daily Aspirin to Prevent a Heart Attack or Stroke? Guides people who have not had a heart attack or a stroke through decision to take daily aspirin. Discusses benefits and risks. Looks at who can take daily aspirin. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  22. Atrial Fibrillation: Which Anticoagulant Should I Take to Prevent Stroke? Guides you through the decision to take warfarin or a different anticoagulant (apixaban, dabigatran, edoxaban, or rivaroxaban) to prevent stroke. Explains atrial fibrillation and risk of stroke. Lists benefits and risks of anticoagulants.
  23. Heart Attack and Stroke in Women: Reducing Your Risk Covers risk of heart disease and stroke in women. Lists things that increase risk. Lists prevention steps, such as diet, exercise, not smoking, managing cholesterol and blood pressure, and making decisions on birth control and hormone therapy.
  24. Cardiac Rehabilitation: Exercise
  25. Coronary Calcium Scan: Should I Have This Test? Guides you through the decision to have a coronary calcium scan. Explains why a coronary calcium scan is done and what it can show. Lists treatments that might come after a coronary calcium scan. Lists risks and benefits. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  26. Learning About Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke Learn what raises your risk for having a heart attack or stroke and how you can lower your risk.
  27. Heart Failure: Limiting Fluids Learn tips for limiting fluids to prevent fluid buildup.
  28. Caring for Your Implanted Port Learn what an implanted port is and how to care for it at home.
  29. Acute Coronary Syndrome Covers angina and symptoms that happen when the heart does not get enough blood. Covers unstable angina and heart attack. Discusses treatment with medicines, angioplasty, or bypass surgery. Offers prevention tips.
  30. Carotid Artery Procedure: How Others Decided Hear what other people thought about as they decided whether to have a procedure to help prevent a stroke.
  31. Getting Treatment Through a PICC or Central Line Learn about different kinds of treatments given through a PICC or central venous line.
  32. Caring for Your PICC or Central IV Line Learn how to care for a central or PICC IV line at home.
  33. Why Beta-Blockers Are Important After a Heart Attack See how beta-blocker medicines work in your body and can help prevent another heart attack.
  34. Manage Stress for Your Heart
  35. Deciding About Taking Blood Pressure Medicine Compare the pros and cons of taking medicine for your high blood pressure.
  36. How to Give a Heparin Shot Learn why heparin is given, and see how to give a heparin shot.
  37. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Should I Get a Screening Test? Guides through decision to have screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm. Includes pros such as finding aneurysms so that they can be treated. Also explains the possible harm that could come if the test leads to risky surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  38. Diabetes: Lower Your Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke
  39. Statins Are Important After a Heart Attack Learn why taking a statin pill is such an important part of your treatment.
  40. Statins: Overcoming Barriers to Taking Them Learn how to find what is getting in the way of taking your statin pill every day.
  41. Statins: Should You Take Them to Lower Your Risk? Compare the pros and cons of taking a statin to lower your risk for heart attack and stroke.
  42. Cholesterol: How It Raises Your Risk Learn how high cholesterol raises your risk for heart attack and stroke.
  43. Stroke Symptoms Learn the symptoms of stroke and why it's important to call emergency services right away.
  44. Smoking: Heart Attack and Stroke Risks

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