One in three American adults have some form of cardiovascular disease due to at least two of the main risk factors: smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. Use this center to find out the facts, lower your risk and maintain your heart health

Cardiovascular Conditions


InBrief Concise fact sheets on common heart ailments

InDepth Detailed reports of symptoms, risks and treatments

Congenital (Birth Defects) Information on heart disorders present at birth

Diagnostic and Surgical Procedures


Methods that detect and treat heart disease

Quick Resources


Glossary Common heart terms defined

Healthy Cardiovascular System A basic primer on how the heart works

Heart Disease Center Timely news and links to national resources

Hypertension Center Overview of the causes and cures

Keeping Healthy


Dietary Support Reviews of popular diets and healthy eating tips

Medications and Natural Supplements Descriptions of commonly prescribed drugs and complementary therapies

Smoking Center Learn how to kick this high-risk habit

Sports & Fitness A guide for the body, mind and spirit

Healthy Living Calculators

  • Activity Calculator
  • Basal Metabolism
  • Body Mass Index
  • Calories Burned
  • Calorie Energy Needs
  • Coronary Heart Disease Risk
  • Depression Risk
  • Diabetes Risk
  • Exercise Guide
  • Ideal Body Weight
  • Waist-to-hip ratio