Heart Health

The heart is responsible for pumping blood, transporting essential oxygen and nutrients throughout the body, making it a vital organ. Heart disease and related conditions are especially concerning, accounting for over 30% of deaths worldwide.

Heart disease (or cardiovascular disease) has many risk factors, some of which are unavoidable (age, family history), more of which are not (lifestyle factors like diet, exercise, stress, or tobacco consumption).

Read these recommended articles to learn more about maintaining a healthy heart and the best ways to prevent and manage heart disease.

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