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American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency to help reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

American Stroke Association

The American Stroke Association is solely focused on reducing disability and death from stroke.

National Stroke Association

African Americans are twice as likely to die from stroke as Caucasions. National Stroke Association states it is the only national organization in the United States that focuses 100% of its efforts on stroke. This website provides information of interest to African Americans on causes and symptoms of stroke.

Harris County

The Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services website provides public information on health programs, public health concerns, disease prevention, and other other topics of interest to residents of the Greater Houston Area.


This website provides information of interest and relating to African-Americans' health. It is sponsored by MedlinePlus®, a service of the U. S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. Choose from numerous topics on health issues, such as diseases, nutrition, medical insurance, mental health, research, and scores of other topics.

National Medical Association Living Healthy Newsletter

Electronic newsletters on health topics of interest to African Americans.

Tox Town

An introduction to toxic chemicals and environmental health risks you might encounter in everyday life, in everyday places. is your U.S. government gateway to reliable health information resources that have been carefully selected by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from over 1,700 government agencies and nonprofit organizations.

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