Courtesy of hearttruth.gov April Daniels Hussar, SELF magazine
Tomorrow is World Heart Day, and the The Heart Truth, a heart health awareness campaign for women developed by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), wants you to start taking better care of that life-giving organ TODAY. Because what you do right now can help keep you healthy and strong your whole life.
"Women are developing heart disease risk factors at younger ages that ever before," cardiologist Nakela Cook, M.D., M.P.H., a medical officer with the NHLBI, tells HealthySELF. This is something that most young women don't realize, she says.
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