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American Heart Association’s interactive cardiovascular library

Posted by on February 9th, 2021 Posted in: Chronic Disease, Health Information Literacy
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February is American Heart Month and what better time than to learn more about heart health.

The American Heart Association has an interactive cardiovascular library called “Watch, Learn and Live”. Through text, animation and graphics, viewers can learn about over 20 topics related to heart health. What’s nice about the interactive library is that plain text is used with the graphics while more detailed information is included on the left side-bar. The information is short segments and is easy to review as needed.

Topics include:

  • blood pressure
  • cholesterol
  • stent
  • heart attack
  • hemorrhagic stroke
  • cardiac catheterization

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Carolyn Martin is the Outreach and Education Coordinator for the NNLM Region 5. She works with various libraries and community organizations to increase health literacy in their communities.

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This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.​

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