Heart Health Month
February is Heart Health Month
Heart disease is the number one killer of women and men, regardless of race. In fact, one in three Americans has one or more types of cardiovascular disease.* Heart disease strikes at younger ages than most people think, the risk rises in middle age and can decrease your entire quality of life. Exercise, eating healthy and reducing stress can reduce your risk of heart disease. Act now to protect your heart by learning how to take care of your heart every day.
Reduce your risk
HAP's iStrive program makes it easy for you to achieve better health. This online tool offers a free, confidential health risk assessment and eleven online programs to help you eat better, stop smoking, get active and learn how to engage in a healthier lifestyle. To get started, log in and click on iStrive in the Quick Links.
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Manage your condition
If you've already been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease or congestive heart failure, HAP's HealthTrack program will work with you and your physician to ensure that you are receiving the best possible care. This program is available to members at no additional cost. As a participant, you will receive educational information, tips and recipes -- all aimed at improving your health.
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*Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics -- 2008 Update, American Heart Association