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Heart & Lung Care Newsletter Sunday, December 21, 2014

February is Heart Month

 

Understanding Heart Disease

Each year, heart disease is at the top of the list of the country's most serious health problems. Read the most recent statistics released by the American Heart Association by clicking here.

What Women Need to Know About Heart Disease

Many women are unaware that heart disease is a bigger health threat to them than breast cancer. Several factors increase women's risk for heart disease. Some of the factors can be avoided, but some can't. Do you have these risks? Find out now.

Congenital Heart Disease

Scientists know that some types of congenital heart defects can be related to an abnormality of an infant's chromosomes, single gene defects, or environmental factors. In the majority of cases, there is no identifiable cause for the heart defect, and they are generally considered to be caused by multifactorial inheritance. Learn more.
 

Health Tip : Managing Diabetic Heart Disease

The risk of developing diabetic heart disease (DHD) is directly related to a person's blood sugar level, the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute says.

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