Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Health Information: Heart Disease

Use this guide to find information on wellness, medical procedures and general health.

Heart News & Research

Loading ...

Information on Heart Disease

Myths About Heart Disease:

  • Only men have heart attacks
  • If heart disease runs in your family, there is not much you can do!
  • The biggest danger from cigarette smoking is lung cancer.
  • If your cholesterol is normal, you don't need to worry about heart disease.

You should be aware of the following risk factors for developing heart disease and take charge of your health:

  • Inherited risk
  • Gender
  • Age


Subject Guide

Profile Photo
Heather Campbell Shock
1900 Kanawha Blvd. East
Culture Center
Charleston, WV 25305
(304) 558-2045

West Virginia Library Commission
1900 Kanawha Blvd East | Culture Center, Bldg. 9 | Charleston, WV 25305
In-State Toll Free : (800) 642-9021 | (304) 558-2041