Heart and Circulation


Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening

Abdominal aortic aneurysms can be found during an ultrasound screening test. Screening tests help your doctor look for a certain disease or condition before any symptoms appear. Talk to your doctor about whether the benefits of screening would outweigh the risks in your case. For more information, see: Abdominal Aortic…

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Should I Get a Screening Test?

Guides through decision to have screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm. Includes pros such as finding aneurysms so that they can be treated. Also explains the possible harm that could come if the test leads to risky surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.

Acute Coronary Syndrome

Covers angina and symptoms that happen when the heart does not get enough blood. Covers unstable angina and heart attack. Discusses treatment with medicines, angioplasty, or bypass surgery. Offers prevention tips.

After a Stroke: Helping Your Family Adjust

If you have a family member who has had a stroke, you may be concerned about how the stroke is going to affect your family’s lifestyle. You may be concerned about finances and changes in family roles and responsibilities. Here are some ways to help your loved one and other family members adjust: Realize that after a…