Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., accounting for as many as one in five deaths each year. But, there are things you can do to protect your heart health and prevent heart disease progression or development. Find out more about heart disease including signs, symptoms, risks, prevention, and treatment.
Heart Disease Basics
What Is Heart Disease?
Preventing Heart Disease
8 Ways To Keep Your Heart Healthy
Heart Attacks and Cardiac Arrest
What Is Cardiac Arrest–And How Is It Different From a Heart Attack?
Diet, Exercise, and Your Heart
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