Greeting Cards, Calendar with holidays, quotes and wishes for every occasion - webplus.info
Calendar CALENDAR  All eCards CARDS  Quotes & Wishes QUOTES & WISHES  Subscribe SUBSCRIBE  Contact us CONTACT US  Holiday calendar widgets HOLIDAY CALENDAR WIDGETS 
Remind me of calendar occasions Remind me of calendar occasions
CalendarFebruary in 20161 → American Heart Month

February 1 Events

← January 30February 2 →

American Heart Month

Calendar topics: Health Calendar
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women. While Americans of all backgrounds can be at risk for heart disease, African American men, especially those who live in the southeast region of the United States, are at the highest risk for heart disease. Additionally, more than 40 percent of African Americans have high blood pressure, a leading cause of heart disease.
The President is requested to issue each year a proclamation: designating February as American Heart Month; inviting the chief executive officers of the States, territories, and possessions of the United States to issue proclamations designating February as American Heart Month; and urging the people of the United States to recognize the nationwide problem of heart and blood vessel diseases and to support all essential programs required to solve the problem. American Heart Month is a month-long United States observance established by 36 U.S.C. 101.
Facts about Heart Disease:
Cardiovascular disease starts in your teens and 20s. Autopsy reports from Korean War vets and Vietnam vets showed people just 18-20 years old had extensive coronary heart disease. The fact that childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years clearly shows the urgency and seriousness of this growing health problem. While genetics plays a role, one international study found that 90% of the risks associated with heart disease are within our control (blood pressure, physical activity, smoking, diet).
Source: cdc.gov | healthfinder.gov | wellcast.org
Current American Heart Month in 2020, American Heart Month in 2021 see also: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 calendar
Holiday Calendar widgets
for websites and blogs

Calendar widgets
Remind me<br>of this day Remind me
of this day
Remind me<br>of this day Remind me
of this day
January JanuaryFebruary FebruaryMarch March
April AprilMay MayJune June
July JulyAugust AugustSeptember September
October OctoberNovember NovemberDecember December
Back to 2016 Calendar →
FULL VERSION

Copyright m.webplus.info