(image via Flickr/Jason Hargrove)

(image via Flickr/Jason Hargrove)

Bringing you the heart of the matter in LifeCycles by Laurie Edwards-Tate.

Valentine’s Day is coming and your heart health needs some love! A human heart requires nurturing, attention and care if it is to be healthy and fully functioning.

Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States.

Americans are often prone to downplaying their own heart health risks. Yet according to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, heart disease accounts for one out of every four deaths in the United States.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has reacted to the increasing risk of heart disease through the establishment of their Million Hearts initiative.

Read more on Laurie’s article at LifeCycles in the Communities Digital News.

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