American Heart Month

Heart Disease

Every year heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States with 1 in 4 deaths caused by heart disease. However, heart disease can often be prevented by making healthy choices and managing current health conditions. Celebrate National Wear Red Day February 5, 2016 to raise awareness about women and heart disease February 5, 2016.

What can I do to prevent heart disease?

References

http://www.cdc.gov/features/heartmonth/

*http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6135a3.htm

http://healthfinder.gov/nho/februarytoolkit.aspx