Keep Your Heart Healthy

The Basics: Overview Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Take steps today to lower your risk of heart disease. To help prevent heart disease, you can: Eat healthy. Get active. Stay at a healthy weight. Quit smoking and stay away from secondhand smoke. Control your cholesterol and blood[…]

Heart Health Facts to Share During American Heart Month

In case you missed it, it’s American Heart Month. While you’re passing around candy hearts, you might also consider passing out heart health facts to your employees to spread the word about heart disease.   And while Valentine’s Day hearts might be cute, heart disease is not.   Cardiovascular disease impacts nearly half of American adults[…]

Things to Know During Heart Health Month

Over 50 years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared February to be American Heart Month. The tradition of Heart Health Month has continued on as we raise awareness about the various risk factors, symptoms, treatments, and most importantly lifestyles that contribute to either heart disease or heart health. Whether you are just starting to think[…]

American Heart Month and Go Red for Women

February is American Heart Month, a federally designated event, and the ideal time for Americans to think about their heart health and encourage their friends, families and communities to get involved. The first American Heart Month, which took place in February 1964, was proclaimed by President Lyndon B. Johnson via Proclamation 3566 on December 30,[…]