Did you know that more women die of heart disease than all forms of cancer combined? And women aren’t the only ones dealing with this issue. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, African-American males are 30 percent more likely to die from heart disease than non-Hispanic white males. Additionally, African-American adults are more likely to be diagnosed with coronary heart disease, and they are more likely to die from heart disease.
Heart health should be important to everyone, not just women and African Americans. February is American Heart Month, so here are some tips from the American Heart Association to stay heart healthy:
Sources: www.Heart.org and minorityhealth.hhs.gov
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