February is American Heart Month, a time to focus on preventing the number one killer of both men and women each year: heart disease. It’s also a good reminder to review your risk for heart disease, stroke and heart attack.
This American Heart Association video starring Elizabeth Banks has become a classic, partly because it manages to be funny while it gets across an important message. It’s well worth watching (or re-watching) as a reminder of what a heart attack can look like. Also check out this article on six things that can make a big difference in lowering your risk of heart disease, and this one on the three best ways to eat for a healthy heart.
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