Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

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AMERICAN HEART MONTH 2020

This February, help us encourage people on their journey to blood pressure control. We’ve got this!

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HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE CONTROL IS WITHIN YOUR REACH

Controlling high blood pressure isn’t easy, but you’ve got this! We have resources to help.

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MAKE THE NEW YEAR YOUR HEALTHIEST YET

Learn tips to spark your creativity for healthier holidays.

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DO YOU KNOW YOUR FAMILY HEART HISTORY?

Find out what information you can collect to help lower your family’s risk for heart disease.

Congratulations 2019 Hypertension Control Champions!

MEET THE 2019 HYPERTENSION CONTROL CHAMPIONS

See which health care practices and community health centers made blood pressure their goal.

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Quit smoking!

START YOUR QUIT JOURNEY

Your risk for a heart attack drops sharply just 1 year after quitting smoking. Take charge of your heart health.

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.