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NBC TV special spotlights women and heart disease
NBC TV Special Spotlights Women and Heart Disease
The many faces of heart disease will appear on televisions across the country in "Go Red For Women presents - Untold Stories of the Heart." The TV special features stories from Marie Osmond and women who are living with heart disease. Sign up to receive updates on local listings.
September is National Cholesterol Awareness Month
Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook

September is National Cholesterol Awareness Month
Make a date with yourself to have your cholesterol tested. Then, learn how to manage your levels and lower your risk of heart disease, heart attack and stroke.

Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook
The fourth edition includes more than 200 easy-to-prepare dishes. It contains recommendations on how to control cholesterol levels with diet and lifestyle as well as information on the role of trans and saturated fats.

Programs and Tools

Stories of Hope

Find out which companies are doing their part by becoming Start! Fit-Friendly.
Back to school, back in action. Step up for FIT Kids!
Your free, personalized, heart-healthy grocery list is just a click away.
What's New
Air pollution can hinder heart's electrical functioning
Babies' rapid weight gain linked to higher blood pressure as adults
American Heart Association comments on SEAS trial of cholesterol-lowering drug
Zayden Kuite

Zayden Kuite
CPR saved his life. Read his mother's advice for all families.

Healthy Living

Alliance For A Healthier Generation Alliance For A Healthier Generation
Details on the second annual School Beverage Guidelines Report.

Scientists & Researchers

Research Funding

Research Funding
January 2009 opportunities and deadlines.


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