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Are You at Risk for Heart Disease?
Healthy Hearts, Healthy Homes
National Institutes of Health
Be Smart About Your Heart
Did you know that heart disease is a serious problem among Latinos?
The Amazing Heart
Your heart is one of your strongest muscles. It pumps blood through miles of blood vessels to all parts of your body. The heart is so important, you want to keep it healthy. When the heart stops, life stops.
A Wake Up Call
Cristina says: "The doctor told me I'd gained 15 pounds in 1 year and that I have high blood pressure. She said that my age, being overweight, and having high blood pressure increase my risk for heart disease."
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES