AMERICAN HEART MONTH
Traditionally the month for lovers and all things heart related, February also reminds us to take care of our heart. It is American Heart Month.
Some risk factors for heart disease and stroke are preventable. American Heart Month teaches us the ways we can help reduce our risks while eliminating those we have control over. Do you have one of these risk factors for cardiovascular disease? Obesity, physical inactivity, high blood pressure, cigarette smoking, high cholesterol or diabetes.
HOW TO OBSERVE
Visit it www.millionhearts.hhs.gov learn more about the risks and how to prevent heart disease and stroke. Use #AmericanHeartMonth to share on social media.
In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared the first American Heart Month to tackle heart disease in the United States.
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