Articles & Resources

CardioSmart Infographics

The American College of Cardiology has developed CardioSmart infographics - visual summaries of over 50 heart-related health topics. They are designed to use as handouts or posters in care settings and local community centers. They can be downloaded in letter or poster size formats. To request printed copies in poster size format email

Iowa Department of Public Health - Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Provide information and resources regarding the control and/or management of the risk factors related to heart disease and stroke including data for mortality rates, hospitalizations, and prevalence of risk factors for heart disease and stroke in Iowa. 

Million Hearts

Million Hearts® is a national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes within 5 years. It focuses on implementing a small set of evidence-based priorities and targets that can improve cardiovascular health for all. Learn more about the initiative and explore the priority areas below to get resources to help you take action.

Nutrition Facts Label Continuing Medical Education Program for Physicians

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration in collaboration with the American Medical Association (AMA) has developed an education program to help physicians and other healthcare professionals understand the Nutrition Facts label and counsel adult patients about using the label to make informed food choices that support healthy dietary practices and can help reduce the risk of developing some health conditions.