Monday, February 1, 2016
February Is American Heart Month
Heart disease, including stroke, is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, more than one million Americans suffer a heart attack and approximately 600,000 die from heart disease — that’s one out of every four deaths.
The situation is alarming, but there’s good news: heart disease is preventable and controllable. Anyone can start reducing their risk of heart disease by taking small steps to bring themselves closer to a healthy heart.