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  • 1. Overcoming Barriers to Shared Decision Making The American Heart Association explains some of the barriers to shared decision making for advanced heart failure and solutions to overcome them.
  • 2. Problem: Pulmonary Valve Stenosis Pulmonary stenosis is a restriction of blood flowing through the valve from the heart to the lungs. Learn about treatment and ongoing care of this condition.
  • 3. Prevention & Treatment of Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the prevention of heart failure and what can be done to prevent heart failure whether by medication, lifestyle changes or surgery.
  • 4. Enlarged Heart The American Heart Association explains that with an enlarged heart your body starts to retain fluid, your lungs get congested with fluid and your heart begins to beat irregularly. Learn more about enlarged heart.
  • 5. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
  • 6. Chronic pain common after stroke original article page for simple science
  • 7. Heart Valve Problems and Causes If you?re seeking to better understand a heart valve problem, the American Heart Association can help. Learn about potential problems and causes of heart valve issues.
  • 8. Unstable Angina The American Heart Association explains chest pain, unstable angina, the risks and treatment of unstable angina.
  • 9. What is TAVR? Patients who cannot tolerate surgery for aortic valve replacement may be good candidates for a less invasive approach called TAVI or TAVR.
  • 10. Video Training Video Training tabbed page
  • 11. Heart Valves and Circulation To fully understand your valve condition or the problems you or your loved one may be facing, it helps to understand the basics of heart valves and circulation.
  • 12. Using the Right Fitness Tools The American Heart Association explains that losing weight depends on a successful combination of healthy eating and physical activity and using the right tools makes it easy.
  • 13. Angina (Chest Pain) The American Heart Association explains angina is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease. Learn about angina and its various types.
  • 14. Problem: Pulmonary Valve Regurgitation Pulmonary regurgitation (PR, also called pulmonic regurgitation) is a leaky pulmonary valve. Learn about its symptoms and causes.
  • 15. When A Heart Murmur Signals Valve Disease Problematic heart murmurs are most often related to defective heart valves. Learn more about ongoing care of this condition.
  • 16. Problem: Tricuspid Valve Stenosis Tricuspid stenosis is a narrowing of the tricuspid valve opening. Learn how it affects your heart valves.
  • 17. Problem: Heart Valve Regurgitation Regurgitation occurs when blood flows back through the valve as the leaflets are closing or blood leaks through the leaflets when they should be completely closed. Learn about the types and how to deal with this heart condition.
  • 18. What is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)? What is peripheral artery disease or commonly called PAD? Diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure raise your risk of developing PAD, but not many people who have those common conditions know what PAD is?
  • 19. 2013 National Walking Day - Pittsburgh 2013 National Walking Day - Pittsburgh
  • 20. Columbus Goes Red For Women Columbus Goes Red For Women sub-home page
  • 21. Patient Education Resources for Healthcare Professionals The American Heart Association helps your patients learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
  • 22. Caregiver Journal Pages The American Heart Association offers these journal pages for caregivers to write their thoughts.
  • 23. Northern Panhandle Division & Staff Listing Northern Panhandle Division & Staff Listing
  • 24. Planning Ahead: Advanced Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains that an important part of shared decision making in advanced heart failure is to clarify what you would want done when future events occur, including unexpected ones.
  • 25. Coming Soon Temporary page until the JRFH and HFH thank-you gift ordering system is launched.
  • 26. New test could mean shorter hospital stay for women original article page for simple science
  • 27. How Can I Make a Planned Gift?
  • 28. December 1, 2009 Meeting December 1, 2009 Meeting for Mission Lifeline in PA
  • 29. Broiled Orange Roughy Parmesan A Parmesan and sour cream topping?ready in minutes?adds richness to mild orange roughy.
  • 30. Roles of Your Four Heart Valves To better understand your valve condition and to help prepare you to understand everything your healthcare provider will discuss, it helps to know the role each heart valve plays in providing healthy blood circulation.


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