Archives for American Heart Month

Learn About Low Vision Awareness Month

February is Low Vision Awareness Month This month is the month to check in on your visual health! Millions of people suffer from visual impairment and it’s often something else that could be causing it. For example, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in people who are 50 years old or older, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. More than 2.9 million Americans age 40 and older have low vision.   What To Look Out For If you’re experiencing vision difficulties this may be a sign of low vision. You can notice this if
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Heart Month and Heart Health Activities

What is Heart Month? February is American Heart Month, which is a month dedicated to the improvement of cardiovascular health. This month the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention is shining a light on hypertension or high blood pressure. This is a leading risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States across populations. Each year one in every four deaths is a result of heart disease. Heart Month is dedicated to reducing these odds and helping individuals learn to take better care of their heart.   Be Aware
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February is American Heart Month

It is American heart month! Each February is recognized as a time to acknowledge heart disease and how to adopt a healthy lifestyle. What better way to start the new year than by taking care of your heart and supporting those with heart disease. Read more below about American heart month facts. American Heart Month is observed to raise awareness on the importance of a healthy heart and to encourage healthy habits that help reduce the risk of heart disease. Heart disease can affect all ages, genders, and ethnicities. Risk factors include high cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes, and
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