Monday Health Minute | Published February 10, 2014

February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month

  • Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women
  • Every year, approximately 715,000 Americans have a heart attack
  • Approximately 600,000 people die from heart disease in the U.S. each year
  • Prevent and control heart disease by partnering with a healthcare provider
  • Maintain a healthy weight, eat a healthy diet, and exercise regularly
  • Don’t smoke, monitor blood pressure, have your cholesterol checked and manage your diabetes

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