The 411 on Blacks and Heart Health

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  • February Is American Heart Health Month
  • Why Heart Health Matters
  • What Is Heart Disease?
  • Blacks and Heart Disease
  • What Puts Us at Higher Risk?
  • How Lifestyle Changes Are Everything!
  • African-Americans and the Mediterranean Diet
  • Heart Health Knowledge Increases Among Black Women
  • Stress Hurts Your Heart, Too
  • Access to Health Care Matters

What Is Heart Disease?

Heart disease is more than having a heart attack. Heart disease defines a host of problems that affect the arteries, capillaries and veins, including coronary heart disease, congestive heart failure, stroke and congenital heart disease, says WebMD.

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