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By Carolyn Bivins
Guest Writer 

Tips to observe February as your Heart Health Month


February 7, 2019

February is often considered the month of love, with couples and family members sending heart emojis, heart-themed cards and heart-shaped chocolates.

But what's a better gift to your loved ones than taking care of your heart?

February is American Heart Health Month.

And while you might first think of it as routine campaign — it’s becoming more important than ever.

Cardiovascular or heart disease is the leading cause of death in women and men, with obesity and diabetes, which increase a persons' risk of heart attack and stroke, on the rise.

While the statistics are alarming, don...

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