February is American Heart Month

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and disability in the United States – and in Wisconsin. In fact, 35% of all WI deaths are linked to cardiovascular disease.*

More startling statistics: Key risk factors for cardiovascular disease are high among WI residents.*

  • About 1 in 5 Wisconsin adults smoke.
  • Only 57% of WI adults fulfilled the recommended amount of 30 minutes or more of moderate physical activity on most days of the week.
  • Many health risk behavior patterns are established in youth.

Don’t be a statistic. Take action to protect your heart. Click here for upcoming local seminars, screenings, grocery store tours and more.

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