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The Heart Truth®
One in five women in the United States die from heart disease. But there’s a lot you can do to protect your heart.

Tools and Materials

We need your help to inspire women to take action to protect their heart health. Use these online tools to spread the word in your community.
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Heart Disease is Largely Preventable

Smoking, being overweight, or having diabetes, high cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, or a family history of heart disease all increase your chances of getting the disease. But you can help prevent it.

Get in Touch

Contact us with questions or to order resources on The Heart Truth. You can also stay up to date on the latest news, events, and information from the NHLBI with our email alerts.

For access to free Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS), dial 7-1-1 on your telephone.

Postal Mail

NHLBI Center for Health Information
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
United States