Links updated: 20 January 2009
The Framingham Study: historical insight on the impact of cardiovascular risk factors in men versus women. (NCBI)
Further analysis on the Framingham Study focusing specifically on cardiovascular trends in both men and women.
This CDC website offers a comprehensive understanding of cardiovascular health today. It includes links to prevention programs, current studies and statistics.
Interventions to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Children and Adolescents (AAFP)
The American Academy of Family Physicians advises that despite the decline in death rates due to coronary heart disease,
Americans should still be aware of the risk factors.
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics - 2004 Update (AHA)
This updated statistics webpage is provided by the American Heart Association. These findings should raise cardiovascular disease
awareness across the nation.
Framingham Heart Study
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute offer details of the Framingham Heart Study including the design and rationale of the
study, investigators, and research milestones.
Facts About Coronary Heart Disease (NHLBI)
Fortunately, coronary heart disease can be prevented or controlled. This fact sheet gives an overview of CHD and its prevention, diagnosis, and
treatment. It describes the steps that Americans can take to protect their heart health.