American Heart Month

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Caring for your heart through the decades

February is American Heart Month, a perfect time to reflect on the importance of keeping this most vital organ healthy throughout all the phases of life.   Cardiovascular disease (CVD) — the umbrella term for all types of heart conditions — is the number-one killer of men and women in the U.S. According to the American Heart Association, CVD claims

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Take Charge of Heart Health During American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month and following decreased physical activity due to COVID-19, the James Family Prescott YMCA urges everyone in the Quad Cities to get a blood pressure screening. Revised blood pressure guidelines from American Heart Association mean that nearly half of all Americans (46 percent) have high blood pressure. High blood pressure is

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