February is American Heart Month, a time when all people—especially women—are encouraged to focus on their cardiovascular health.
This Heart Month, the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP) is encouraging women to listen to their hearts and speak up for their health. Women in the United States are experiencing unacceptable and avoidable heart-related illness and death, and nearly half of U.S. women do not recognize that heart disease is the leading cause of death for women.
Learn more about heart disease and its risk factors. It’s important for everyone to know the facts about heart disease.