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February is Heart Month

Feb 1, 2015

Are You at Risk for Heart Disease?

February is American Heart Month. Learn about your risks for heart disease and stroke and stay "heart healthy" for yourself and your loved ones.

During the month of February, Americans see the human heart as the symbol of love. February is American Heart Month, a time to show yourself the love. Learn about your risks for heart disease and stroke and stay "heart healthy" for yourself and your loved ones.Cardiovascular disease (CVD)—including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure—is the number 1 killer of women and men in the United States. It is a leading cause of disability, preventing Americans from working and enjoying family activities. CVD costs the United States over $300 billion each year, including the cost of health care services, medications, and lost productivity. CDC features.

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