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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
The NHLBI provides the public with educational resources relating to the treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood diseases as well as sleep disorders.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
NINDS offers research information related to neurological disorders.
National Kidney Foundation (NKF)
NKF seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.
American Heart Association
This group is dedicated to providing education and information on fighting heart disease and stroke. Contact the American Heart Association at: American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231 (800) AHA-USA1
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Offering nutrition information, resources, and access to registered dietitians.
American Council on Exercise (ACE)
ACE promotes active, healthy lifestyles by setting certification and education standards for fitness instructors and through ongoing public education about the importance of exercise.