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Mitral valve trial offers promise for high-risk patients

The COAPT trial will test the MitraClip mitral valve repair system, a minimally invasive approach to treat mitral regurgitation in patients at too high a risk for valve surgery. – Ethan C. Korngold, M.D., cardiologist

Myth-busting: aortic stenosis risks and treatment

Treatments are advancing rapidly, offering greater chances of survival. So why aren’t more patients being referred for specialized care? – By Todd A. Caulfield, M.D., medical director, Providence Valve Center

Tips for heart-healthy eating

Following are common questions about the relationship of nutrition to heart health, answered by Valerie Edwards, MS, RD, LD, outpatient nutrition therapist, Providence Nutrition Services.

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American Heart Association Website

The American Heart Association website is a patient and care provider resource with information about heart disease, heart attack and stroke.

CardioSource: American College of Cardiology

American College of Cardiology website that includes resources for care providers.

Health Central:

HealthCentral's mission is to empower millions of people to improve and take control of their health and well-being. Our 35+ sites provide clinical resources and real-life support to those with life-changing conditions. Our wellness resources and tools help people to live healthier, more fulfilled lives. We are honored to serve more than 16.4 million visitors each month.

Mended Hearts

Mended Hearts, a national nonprofit organization affiliated with the American Heart Association, has been offering the gift of hope to heart disease patients, their families and caregivers for more than 50 years. 

Smart CHOICES for Health

Smart CHOICES for Health is a unique book that takes a powerful, non-dieting approach to weight management. Through reflections and hands-on activities, you’ll develop new skills for eating healthier, being more active and dealing with the emotional issues that surround weight and food.