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American Heart Month

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Did you know? February is American Heart Month.

This year, the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) launched #OurHearts, a national campaign to encourage and motivate everyone to adopt heart healthy behaviors. It’s promoted as a team effort because when people work together it’s easier to be successful.

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What’s Cooking: Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

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It’s the one month of the year when the heart is always on our minds. From fighting heart disease for American Heart Month to celebrating the special people in our lives for Valentine’s Day, now it the time to spread the love and what better way than with a sweet treat!

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American Heart Month: Show Your Love

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February is American Heart Month. That can mean a few things. From a nurse or medical perspective, that can mean keeping the physical heart healthy. After all, cardiovascular disease (CVD) – a disease that affects the heart including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure – is the number one killer of women and men in the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control. It’s also the leading cause of disability preventing Americans from working and being active.

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