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The impact of heart disease

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), “Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women, with women accounting for nearly half of those deaths.

“In 2006, 7.9 million persons in the United States reported ever having a heart attack.”

Video: February is National Heart Month

This video gives practical advise on choosing foods to buy and eat for a healthier heart.

American Heart Month

The American Heart Association chooses February to be American Heart Month to help raise awareness of heart disease.

A goal of American Heart month is to educate people of their risk of heart disease to assist them making changes to wards a healthier lifestyle.

The American Heart Association also hope to raise money for research and education into heart disease and stroke.

To learn more

To learn more about the activities of American Heart Month visit the American Heart Association website.

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