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Healthy Living

How to Prevent Heart Disease

Healthy habits throughout life – eating better, moving more, maintaining a healthy weight, and not smoking – are important steps to prevent heart disease. You also need to keep an eye on factors that make heart disease more likely. These include diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

Use this resource to learn what steps you can take to protect your heart.

Get Vaccinated

Staying up to date with your vaccines is an important part of healthy living – especially if you have heart disease.

Having heart disease makes you more likely to become seriously ill from infections such as influenza (the flu), COVID, and pneumonia. Protect your heart with healthy habits, such as eating well, being active, not smoking, getting good sleep, taking your heart medicines – and getting vaccinated! Learn more:



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