#OurHearts is a national effort to encourage and motivate people to adopt heart-healthy behaviors, together. Research shows having social support and personal networks makes getting regular physical activity, eating healthy, losing weight, and quitting smoking easier. Check out our interactive map to see how others around the country are being heart healthy.
National Wear Red Day® is celebrated the first Friday of February. Wear red and encourage others to do the same to bring awareness that heart disease is a leading cause of death in the U.S., and that it's largely preventable.
Intensive lowering of diastolic blood pressure—the bottom reading in blood pressure measurements— does not appear to be linked to an increased risk of heart attacks and other adverse cardiovascular outcomes, according to a large new study.