Education and Information

WebMD has very good consumer-class content related to heart anatomy, physiology, conditions and treatments. This is a good site for the non-professional to obtain a solid foundation to enable search and comprehension of professional 

content.

http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/medical-reference-index


Dr. Larry Creswell's blog on the topic of athletes and heart health. Dr. Creswell is a multi-sport endurance athlete who is a faculty member at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. His searchable blog is interesting and informative.

http://www.athletesheart.org 


Khan Academy has some excellent video lectures describing cardiovascular physiology and various disease states, covering coronary artery disease, valve disease and rhythm abnormalities.

https://www.khanacademy.org/science/health-and-medicine/circulatory-system-diseases


 The “Plant Positive” blog has a interesting content regarding the benefits of a plant-based diet. It is not a “medical” site, but nevertheless provides very good insight to the evolving school of thought that advocates a vegan diet for optimal health.

http://www.plantpositive.com/ 

 

Medscape is a site with content for medical professionals that requires registration, which is free (you do not need to be a licensed health professional). It has content related to a variety of medical conditions as well as comprehensive drug information.
http://www.medscape.com/cardiology


American College of Cardiology CardioSource provides a search engine for professional publications.  Many documents require journal subscriptions, but search results are returned with an “unlocked” icon that indicating those which may be viewed without charge.
http://www.cardiosource.org/



 

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