February is American Heart Month

February 18, 2013

According to the World Health Organization, the burden of coronary heart disease may increase by nearly 43% globally from 1990 to 2020.

To urge Americans to join the battle against these diseases, since 1963, the US Congress has required the President to proclaim February "American Heart Month." The American Heart Association (AHA) led initial efforts to develop an annual American Heart Month.

If you want to learn more, check out Heart Insighta patient magazine focusing exclusively on managing and preventing cardiovascular disease and related conditions. 

You can also download our patient handouts on Heart Attack Symptoms, and Heart Health Workouts.

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