Education and Wellness

Below are some useful resources for patient education and wellness.

Heart Basics

  • CardioSmart - Learn how the heart works, and get some advice on how to prepare for a cardiologist visit
  • MedlinePlus - A comprehensive health resource from the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Diseases and Conditions

Tests, Treatments and Procedures

  • American College of Cardiology - CardioSmart helps make complex tests and procedures easy to understand, and helps you make an informed decision about your health (includes helpful illustrations)
Medications and Supplements

  • Mayo Clinic - The most comprehensive drug and supplement resource available
Health and Wellness

Smartphone Apps

  • My Fitness Pal - Free calorie counter, diet and exercise journal, with the world's largest nutrition and calorie database
  • Lose It! - Succeed at weight loss with Lose IT! - helps you set a daily calorie budget, track your food and exercise, and stay motivated to make smarter choices and achieve your goal
  • Shop Well - Healthy eating made simple
Risk Calculators

Smoking Cessation Resources

  • NTCC - National Tobacco Cessation Collaborative
  • St. Mary Stop Smoking Now - 215-710-2522
  • Mercer County Tobacco QuitCenter - (at Capital Health Care System Regional Medical Center) - 609-394-4340
  • Mercer County Tobacco QuitCenter - (at Robert Wood Johnson Hamilton Center for Health & Wellness) - 609-584-5900
  • Pennsylvania Free Quitline - 1"-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-228-4327)
Caregiver and End of Life Resources

General Medical and Mental Health

  • CardioSmart Patient Fact Sheets - Scroll toward the bottom of the web page for general medical and mental health topics
  • Mayo Clinic - Type anything you would like to learn more about in the search bar, chances are you will find some helpful information






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