Health Information

Photo of a blood pressure monitorAt the University of Maryland Heart Center, we believe the more you know about your heart the better. The resources below provide a wide range of heart health information; click on any of them to learn more.

  • About the Heart -- Includes information on heart anatomy, how the heart works and steps you can take to reduce your risk of heart disease.
  • Tips for Prevention -- Information about the causes and the risks of heart disease and even how heart disease can be prevented. 
  • Glossary -- Features information on a comprehensive list of cardiac/heart related terms, many of which include illustrations.
  • Video Library -- Watch interviews with Heart Center experts on important health topics. 
  • Online Resources

Please call if you would like to make an appointment or talk to someone about our services. Patients dial 1-866-408-6885, physicians dial 410-328-6622 or 1-800-318-1019.

This page was last updated: September 15, 2014

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