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National Health Observances

Love your Heart! February is Heart Health Month

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  • Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women.
  • Someone has a heart attack every 43 seconds
  • Cardiovascular diseases claim more lives than all forms of cancer combined.
  • Heart disease accounts for 1 in 7 deaths.
  • Someone in the US dies from heart disease about once every 84 seconds.
  • About 85.6 million Americans are living with some form of cardiovascular disease or the after affects of a stroke.