Resources

Helping heart health

Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc.

Founded in 1974, the Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc., (ABC) is a nonprofit organization with an international membership of over 1,800 health professionals, lay members of the community (Community Health Advocates), corporate members, and institutional members. The ABC is dedicated to eliminating the disparities related to cardiovascular disease in all people of color. Today, the ABC’s public and private partnerships continue to increase our impact in communities across the nation.


The Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc. is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

http://abcardio.org/

The National Institute of Health

 The National Institute of Health is part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Visit the website below to learn more about health from A-Z, children, teen, women, men, seniors, minority, wellness and lifestyle, and clinical trials. This is a great resource for health information.
http://health.nih.gov 

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is a non-profit organization in the United States that fosters appropriate cardiac care in an effort to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke 

https://www.heart.org/

Let’s Move!

Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. Combining comprehensive strategies with common sense, Let's Move! is about putting children on the path to a healthy future during their earliest months and years. Giving parents helpful information and fostering environments that support healthy choices. Providing healthier foods in our schools. Ensuring that every family has access to healthy, affordable food. And, helping kids become more physically active. Visit the Let's Move! website below:
http://letsmove.gov 

myfamily App

 myfamily App

Take action to improve and maintain your family's health by accessing customized prevention information and tips for each member of your family.  Download this app to your smartphone from healthfinder.gov and manage your family's health priorities.

  • Learn about the benefits of the services covered by the Affordable Care Act
  • Create personal health alerts
  • Keep track of past medical check-ups and vaccinations

myfamily app from healthfinder.gov 

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood disorders and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives. 

 https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/dash-eating-plan