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NextFifty Initiative shares tips for staying heart healthy


Last updated 2/23/2021 at 10:17am

February, American Heart Month, is the perfect time to recommit to, or start adapting to a healthy lifestyle for the ones you love. Heart disease takes the lives of almost 650,000 per year making it the number one killer of Americans, according to the American Heart Association.

Women are at higher risk of developing heart disease with 1 in 3 women being diagnosed annually. Several of the common risk factors for women include diabetes, inactivity, mental stress and depression, menopause and family history of heart disease. For women, 90 percent have one or more risk factors for developing...

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