Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

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HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE DURING PREGNANCY

Learn 6 ways moms can take care of their heart health before, during, and after pregnancy.

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MAKE BLOOD PRESSURE CONTROL YOUR GOAL

Keep your blood pressure numbers and heart health in check with these tips.

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LOOKING FOR SALTERNATIVES?

Here’s how to reduce sodium intake at home and on the go.

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WHAT DO YOUR CHOLESTEROL NUMBERS MEAN?

High cholesterol has no signs or symptoms—the only way to know if you have it is to get checked. Learn more.

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LIFE AFTER A HEART ATTACK

The road to recovery after a heart attack can be tough. Talk to your doctor about how cardiac rehabilitation can help you.

The mission of the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP) is to provide public health leadership to improve cardiovascular health for all, reduce the burden, and eliminate disparities associated with heart disease and stroke.