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By Renee Summers
Telegram Newspaper 

Reclaim Your Health During National Heart Month


February 3, 2022

In 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson-the victim of a heart attack himself-- proclaimed February to be American Heart Month. Since that time U.S. presidents have annually made the same proclamation each February in an effort to spotlight heart disease, which is the No. 1 killer of Americans.

The first Friday of American Heart Month, February 4 is National Wear Red Day as proclaimed by the American Heart Association (AHA), as part of its Go Red for Women initiative. The AHA encourages women everywhere to wear red on that date to raise awareness of the prevalence of heart disease in women....

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