Patient Resources

General Topics

www.makesmokinghistory- The Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program – Quitworks – Campaign for Tobacco-free kids – National Institute of Health Medline Plus – National Heart Lung Blood Institute – Centers for Disease Control – National Institutes of Health – Virtual Hospital; A digital health sciences library – Provides links to services and products, education and resources

Cardiovascular – Entire website has educational information on a variety of topics. You can also search for “Answers By Heart” Over 70 downloadable patient information sheets presented in question-and-answer format; brief, easy to follow and read. Some available in Español. Topics address:  cardiovascular condition, treatments and test, lifestyle and risk reduction efault.aspx#cardioResources for Cardiac patients – Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Pulmonary for pulmonary patients – American Association for Respiratory Therapy – American Association of Respiratory Care – American Thoracic Society Patient Education – Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Nutrition – Center for Science in the Public Interest; a non-profit health-advocacy group that publishes the Nutrition Action Healthletter. – American Dietetic Association – International Food Education Council – Produce for Better Health Foundation – Oldways Preservation and Exchange Trust

Exercise – Shape up America – American College of Sports Medicine – America on the Move

Stress Management – Center for Mindfulness– Mind Body Medicine