History: February is recognized as Black History Month and has been celebrated since 1926. It first began as Negro History Week during the second week of February. 210 more words
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As cardiologists, we look at risk factors for the development of coronary artery disease or heart artery blockages. These risk factors include smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes mellitus, and family history of heart disease. 241 more words
I’m lucky to have a healthy heart, but others in my family are not. Heart disease runs in my family. When I was only 10 years old, my Dad had a heart attack. 368 more words
Today is National Family Health History Day, which just so happens to fall on Thanksgiving! Just as you are spending time getting to know your loved ones and sharing a meal together, you should also take some time to learn about your family’s health history and what sort of genetic predispositions you may share. 42 more words
USA: Create Your Own "Healthy Lifestyle..." Be Mindful and Work At It Every Single Day -- Manage Your Own Health and Well-Being!
National Prevention Strategy
The National Prevention Strategy, released June 16, 2011, aims to guide our nation in the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being. 617 more words