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Resources for the Public

Here you will find resources for the public. These resources will help keep you informed on the best practices to treat and manage your care. Included are materials that can be shared as a valuable tool to help answer some of their questions on blood diseases and conditions.

You can also find the publications on our publications catalog site.

Here are the topics you can find on this page:

Public Interest
Heart and Vascular
Lung

Blood
Sleep
Selected Audiences

Accessibility information about PDF documents

Public Interest

Heart and Vascular Diseases

Cholesterol

Websites

Publications/Fact Sheets

At-A-Glance: What You Need To Know About High Blood Cholesterol Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Healthy Heart, Healthy Family - Be Heart Smart: Keep Your Cholesterol in Check/Malusog na Puso, Malusog na Pamilya - Maging Matalino sa Pangangalaga ng Puso: Panatilihing Nasusuri ang lyong Kolesterol Description PDF Not Available Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Healthy Hearts, Healthy Homes - Do You Know Your Cholesterol Levels?/Corazones sanos, hogares saludables - ¿Cómo están sus niveles de colesterol? Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
High Blood Cholesterol - What You Need to Know Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Your Guide to Lowering Cholesterol with Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies

Congenital Heart Defects

Health Topics

Heart Attack

Websites

Health Topics

Publications/Fact Sheets

Con el ataque cardiaco no hay que arriesgarse: infórmese y actué con rapidez Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Don’t Take a Chance With a Heart Attack: Know the Facts and Act Fast Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Heart Attack: Know the Symptoms. Take Action. Wallet Card Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Learn What a Heart Attack Feels Like - It could Save Your Life Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies

High Blood Pressure

Health Topics

Publications/Fact Sheets

At-A-Glance: Lowering Your Blood Pressure With DASH Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Healthy Heart, Healthy Family - Help Your Heart: Control Your High Blood Pressure/Malusog na Puso, Malusog na Pamilya - Tulungan ang lyong Puso: Kontrolin ang lyong Alta Presyon Description PDF Not Available Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Healthy Hearts, Healthy Homes - Keep the Beat: Control Your High Blood Pressure/Corazones sanos, hogares saludables - Cuide su vida: Controle su presión arterial alta Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
In Brief: Your Guide to Lowering Your Blood Pressure with DASH Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
My Blood Pressure Wallet Card Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Your Guide to Lowering Blood Pressure Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Your Guide to Lowering Your Blood Pressure with DASH Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies

Obesity and Physical Activity

Websites

Aim for a Healthy Weight

Publications/Fact Sheets

Aim Patient Booklet Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Aim Patient Fact Sheet Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
AIM Pocket Guide Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Keep an Eye on Portion Size Z Card Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Portion Distortion Quiz Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
At-A-Glance: Facts About Healthy Weight Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
At-A-Glance: Physical Activity and Your Heart Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Healthy Heart, Healthy Family - Keep the Beat: Aim for a Healthy Weight/Malusog na Puso, Malusog na Pamilya - Sumabay sa Galaw: Gawing Hangarin ang Isang Malusog na Timbang Description PDF Not Available Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Healthy Hearts, Healthy Homes - Do You Need to Lose Weight?/Corazones sanos, hogares saludables - ¿Necesita bajar de peso? Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
In Brief: Your Guide to Physical Activity and Your Heart Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available

We Can! Materials

Publications/Fact Sheets

A Family Guide Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Curriculum for Parents and Caregivers Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Parent Handbook - English Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Parent Program - A Leader’s Guide Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Parents Handbook/Manual para padres (en español) Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Print Ad English Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Print Ad Spanish/Anuncio impreso (en español) Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Program Brochure Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Public Display Poster Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Toolkit for Action Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Your Guide to Physical Activity and Your Heart Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies

Keep the Beat - Healthy Eating

Publications/Fact Sheets

Keep the Beat: Heart Healthy Recipes from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available

Other Heart and Vascular Diseases

Websites

Health Topics

Publications/Fact Sheets

At-A-Glance: Atherosclerosis Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
At-A-Glance: Coronary Heart Disease Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Facts About Menopausal Hormone Therapy  Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Are You at Risk for Heart Disease?/Nangangamba Ka Bang Magkaroon ng Sakit sa Puso? Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
Healthy Heart, Healthy Family - Be Heart Healthy: Enjoy Living Smoke Free/Malusog na Puso, Malusog na Pamilya - Masiyahan sa Pamumuhay na Walang Sigarilyo Description PDF Not Available Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Healthy Heart, Healthy Family - Protect Your Heart: Prevent and Control Diabetes/Malusog na Puso, Malusog na Pamilya - Protektahan Ang lyong Puso: Iwasan at Kontrolin ang Diyabetis Description PDF Not Available Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Healthy Hearts, Healthy Homes - Are You at Risk for Heart Disease?/Corazones sanos, hogares saludables - ¿Está usted en riesgo de enfermarse del corazón? Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Healthy Hearts, Healthy Homes - Enjoy Living Smoke Free/Corazones sanos, hogares saludables - Goce de la vida sin el cigarrillo Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
Healthy Hearts, Healthy Homes - Protect Your Heart Against Diabetes/Corazones sanos, hogares saludables - Proteja su corazón contra la diabetes Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
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Lung

Asthma

Publications/Fact Sheets

Product Image Video "Respirar es vida: el control del asma en nuestros niños" ("Breath of Life: Asthma Control for My Child" Description PDF Not Available Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
At-A-Glance: Asthma Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Asthma Action Plan Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
Plan de acción para el control del asma Plan de acción para el control del asma Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
My Asthma Wallet Card Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
National Asthma Control Initiative: Keeping Airways Open - Fact Sheet Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
National Asthma Control Initiative: Keeping Airways Open - Putting the Guidlines Implementation Panel Report in Motion Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
National Asthma Control Initiative: Keeping Airways Open - Take Action: Stop Asthma Today! What You Can Do, NOW Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Asthma and Physical Activity in the School Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
How Asthma Friendly is Your Child Care Setting?/¿Su guardería infantil tiene en cuenta a los niños con asma? Description PDF Not Available Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
How Asthma Friendly Is Your Childcare Setting? Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
How Asthma-Friendly Is Your School? Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
¿Apoya su escuela a los niños que tienen asma? Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Management of Asthma Exacerbations: School Treatment Steps to Follow for an Asthma Episode in the School Setting When a Nurse is Not Available Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Management of Asthma Exacerbations: School Treatment Steps to Follow for an Asthma Episode in the School Setting When a Nurse is Not Available Poster Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Management of Asthma Exacerbations: School Treatment Suggested Emergency Nursing Protocol for Students with Asthma Who Don’t Have a Personal Asthma Action Plan Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Resolution on Asthma Management at School Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Students with Chronic Illnesses: Guidance for Families, Schools and Students Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
So You Have Asthma Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Asthma Tip Sheets Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Product Image Asthma Tip Sheets/Guías sobre el asma Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available

COPD/Emphysema

Websites

Health Topics

COPD: Learn More, Breathe Better

Publications/Fact Sheets

Are You at Risk? Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
Breathing Better with a COPD Diagnosis Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Breathing Better with a COPD Diagnosis/Cómo respirar mejor cuando se tiene la enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica (en español) Description PDF Not Available Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
COPD: Are You at Risk/ ¿Está en riesgo para a enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica (en español) Description PDF Not Available Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies

Other Lung Diseases

Health Topics

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Blood

Publications/Fact Sheets

In Brief: Your Guide to Anemia Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Your Guide to Anemia Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Guía breve sobre la anemia Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
In Brief: Your Guide to von Willebrand Diseases Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
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Sleep

Health Topics

Publications/Fact Sheets

At a Glance: Healthy Sleep Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Awake at the Wheel Brochure for Students Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
In Brief: Your Guide to Healthy Sleep Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Your Guide to Healthy Sleep Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Facts About Problem Sleepiness Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
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Selected Audiences

African Americans

Websites

Health Topics

Publications/Fact Sheets

Heart Healthy Home Cooking African American Style - With Every Heartbeat is Life Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
On the Move to Better Heart Health for African Americans Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Stay in Circulation - Facts About Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.) for African Americans Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
The Heart Truth for African American Women: An Action Plan Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies

Asian Americans / Pacific Islanders

Websites

Publications/Fact Sheets

Are You at Risk for Heart Disease?/Nangangamba Ka Bang Magkaroon ng Sakit sa Puso?  Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
Healthy Heart, Healthy Family - Be Heart Healthy: Enjoy Living Smoke Free/Malusog na Puso, Malusog na Pamilya - Masiyahan sa Pamumuhay na Walang Sigarilyo Description PDF Not Available Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Be Heart Smart: Keep Your Cholesterol in Check/Maging Matalino sa Pangangalaga ng Puso: Panatilihing Nasusuri ang lyong Kolesterol Description PDF Not Available Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Help Your Heart: Control Your High Blood Pressure/Tulungan ang lyong Puso: Kontrolin ang lyong Alta Presyon Description PDF Not Available Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Keep the Beat: Aim for a Healthy Weight/Sumabay sa Galaw: Gawing Hangarin ang Isang Malusog na Timbang Description PDF Not Available Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Healthy Heart, Healthy Family - Protect Your Heart: Prevent and Control Diabetes/Malusog na Puso, Malusog na Pamilya - Protektahan Ang lyong Puso: Iwasan at Kontrolin ang Diyabetis Description PDF Not Available Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies

Children / Parents / Teachers

Websites

Publications/Fact Sheets

How Asthma Friendly is Your Child Care Setting?/¿Su guardería infantil tiene en cuenta a los niños con asma? Description PDF Not Available Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
How Asthma Friendly Is Your Childcare Setting? Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
How Asthma-Friendly Is Your School? Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Management of Asthma Exacerbations: School Treatment Steps to Follow for an Asthma Episode in the School Setting When a Nurse is Not Available Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Management of Asthma Exacerbations: School Treatment Steps to Follow for an Asthma Episode in the School Setting When a Nurse is Not Available Poster Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Management of Asthma Exacerbations: School Treatment Suggested Emergency Nursing Protocol for Students with Asthma Who Don’t Have a Personal Asthma Action Plan  Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Resolution on Asthma Management at School Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Students with Chronic Illnesses: Guidance for Families, Schools and Students Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Awake at the Wheel Brochure for Students Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available

We Can!

A Family Guide Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Curriculum for Parents and Caregivers  Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Families Finding the Balance: A Parent Handbook - English  Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Parent Program - A Leader’s Guide Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Parents Handbook/Manual para padres (en español)  Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Print Ad English Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Print Ad Spanish/Anuncio impreso (en español) Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Program Brochure Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Public Display Poster Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Toolkit for Action Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available

Latinos

Websites

Publications/Fact Sheets

Bilingual

Product Image Video "Respirar es vida: el control del asma en nuestros niños" ("Breath of Life: Asthma Control for My Child" Description PDF Not Available Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Plan de acción para el control del asma Plan de acción para el control del asma Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Product Image Asthma Tip Sheets/Guías sobre el asma Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Delicious Heart Healthy Latino Recipes/Platillos latinos sabrosos y saludables (bilingual English, Spanish) Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
P.A.D. Bilingual Poster/Cartel bilingüe de P.A.D. (English/Spanish) Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Poster/Cartel (bilingual English, Spanish) Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies

Bilingual: Healthy Hearts, Healthy Homes/Corazones sanos, hogares saludables

Healthy Hearts, Healthy Homes - Are You at Risk for Heart Disease?/Corazones sanos, hogares saludables - ¿Está usted en riesgo de enfermarse del corazón? Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Do You Know Your Cholesterol Levels?/¿Cómo están sus niveles de colesterol? Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Do You Need to Lose Weight?/¿Necesita bajar de peso? Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
Healthy Hearts, Healthy Homes - Enjoy Living Smoke Free/Corazones sanos, hogares saludables - Goce de la vida sin el cigarrillo Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
Keep the Beat: Control Your High Blood Pressure/Cuide su vida: Controle su presión arterial alta Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
Healthy Hearts, Healthy Homes - Protect Your Heart Against Diabetes/Corazones sanos, hogares saludables - Proteja su corazón contra la diabetes Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies

English

How Asthma Friendly Is Your Childcare Setting?  Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
How Asthma-Friendly Is Your School? Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
The Heart Truth for Latinas: An Action Plan Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Cover of Hispanic Community Health Study Data Book Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos Data Book: A Report to the Communities Description Not Available PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies

Spanish

How Asthma Friendly is Your Child Care Setting?/¿Su guardería infantil tiene en cuenta a los niños con asma? Description PDF Not Available Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children Activity and Nutrition) Parents Handbook/¡Nosotros Podemos! Familias Encontrando el Balance: Manual para Padres (en español) Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Con el ataque cardiaco no hay que arriesgarse: infórmese y actué con rapidez  Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Guía breve sobre la anemia Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Stay in Circulation - Facts About Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.)/Información acerca de la Enfermedad Arterial Periférica (P.A.D.) (en español) Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
The Heart Truth (La verdad acerca del corazón) Tarjeta de Cartera  Description PDF Not Available Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
The Heart Truth for Latinas: An Action Plan/Te Lo Decimos de Corazon (en espanol) Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
The Heart Truth for Women/La Verdad Acerca del Corazón de la Mujer (en español) Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
The Heart Truth: La verdad acerca del corazón para la mujer - Guía para el presentador Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children Activity and Nutrition) Materials - Print Ad Spanish/¡Nosotros Podemos! Familias Encontrando el Balance: Avisos del servicio público impreso (en español) Description PDF Web Version Not Available Printed Copies Not Available
Cover of Hispanic Community Health Study Data Book Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos Reporte de Datos: Un Reporte para las Comunidades Description Not Available PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies

Native Americans / Alaska Natives

Websites

Publications/Fact Sheets

Your Choice for Change - Honoring the Gift of Heart Health for American Indians  Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies

Women

Websites

Publications/Fact Sheets

Facts About Menopausal Hormone Therapy Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies

The Heart Truth for Women

Action Plan Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Action Plan for African Americans  Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
Action Plan for Latinas - English Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Action Plan for Latinas/Plan de acción (en español) Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Core Brochure - English Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
Core Brochure/Folleto (en español) Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
Guía para el presentador Description PDF Web Version Order Printed Copies
Healthy Heart Handbook for Women Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
If You Have Heart Disease  Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Poster/Cartel (bilingual English, Spanish) Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Recipes for Health Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Red Dress Pin Description PDF Not Available Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Speakers Kit 2010 Description PDF Web Version Printed Copies Not Available
The Heart Truth (La verdad acerca del corazón) Tarjeta de Cartera Description PDF Not Available Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
Wallet Card Description PDF Web Version Not Available Order Printed Copies
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