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Information for Health Care Professionals

High Blood Pressure - The Silent Killer Among Persons with Disabilities (WMV - 80MB)

Heart Disease and Stroke in Illinois: Now is the Time for Public Health Action - 2007-2012 State Plan (PDF)

The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on
Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment
of High Blood Pressure (JNC 7)

Third Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III) Full Report

Hospital-based Quality Improvement Initiatives in Illinois

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

The Burden of Heart Disease and Stroke in Illinois

Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, in cooperation with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Physical Activity and Health: A Report of the Surgeon General - CDC

Surgeon General's Reports Related to Tobacco Use - CDC

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005 - Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Burden of Heart Disease and Stroke in Illinois: Mortality, Morbidity and Risk Factors, February 2007


Fact Sheets

Heart Attack

Stroke is a Brain Attack


High Blood Pressure

Heart Attack – Cardiac Arrest – Stroke Warnings



Physical Activity


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Who is at Risk?

Can I Reduce My Risk?

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