February is American Heart Month

One quarter of all deaths in the United States occur from heart disease, and it remains the leading cause of death for both men and women.  Yet there are many things you can do to help prevent heart disease and stay healthy.  Each February the American Heart Association sponsors American Heart Month to bring awareness to heart disease and related conditions, including educating Americans on signs of heart disease as well as how to help prevent it.

Here are some resources from the State of Colorado that describe local efforts to track and prevent heart disease, along with tips for keeping your heart healthy: