Your Heart, Your Life: A Community Health Worker's Manual for the Hispanic Community
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Nearly one out of four Latino deaths is due to heart disease. But you can do something about it!
In the Your Heart, Your Life project, you will:
- Learn how to keep your heart and your family's hearts healthy.
- Find ways to increase your physical activity, eat in a heart healthy way, keep a healthy weight, and not smoke.
- Learn how to talk to your family, neighbors, and friends about heart disease.
- Enjoy videos, games, role playing, and other activities that make learning fun.
- Get take-home materials you can share with others.
Classes meet once a week for 11 weeks.
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An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure!
The course is free.
Everyone who completes the course will receive a certificate.
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Information on this page is taken from the English print version of “Your Heart, Your Life, A Community Health Worker's Manual.” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH Publication No. 08-3674, Originally Printed 1999, Revised May 2008.
Last Updated March 2012