7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
The American Heart Association provides educational materials about high cholesterol and other heart disease risk factors. This national voluntary health agency’s mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
11400 Tomahawk Creek Pkwy
Leawood, KS 66211
Provides informational sheets on health topics and disease management.
PO Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
The NHLBI is a part of the National Institutes of Health. The site provides information about cholesterol, heart disease risk factors, and various heart conditions. The institute conducts and supports research related to the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood diseases as well as sleep disorders.
Last reviewed August 2015 by Michael Woods, MD
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