Heart Month: How to Lower Your Risk Now for Heart Disease

Baptist Health Heart & Vascular Care

February is American Heart Month. Despite overall increased awareness over the years, heart disease is still the leading cause of death in the U.S., according to public health officials. The good news: You can do a lot to protect your heart and stay healthy.  Understanding your risk factors for heart disease and how to live a heart-healthy lifestyle can reduce the risks -- and ultimately save your life. 

Host: Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., chief of cardiology at Baptist Hospital and Chief Population Health Officer at Baptist Health.
Patrick Azcarate, M.D., Preventive cardiologist, Baptist Health Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Cardiology Group.
Amy Kimberlain, RDN, Registered dietitian, Baptist Health Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Prevention Program.

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