February is American Heart Month and Cancer Prevention Month

Published February 1, 2016 | Board of Health Nurse | Automatically Archived on 2/29/2016

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February recognizes two main health disparities, heart disease and cancer. Prevention and screening are important to stay healthy and identify risks.

For American Heart Month, National Wear RED Day is February 5th to recognize heart disease. Please see this link for heart healthy information: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/.  

February also recognizes National Cancer Awareness Month. Please follow this link for cancer prevention information http://www.aicr.org/cancer-prevention-month/ 

 

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