Posts Tagged ‘heart disease’

American Heart Month

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

February Is American Heart Month: Are You at Risk for Heart Disease?

During the month of February, Americans see the human heart as the symbol of love. February is American Heart Month, a time to show yourself the love. Learn about your risks for heart disease and stroke and stay “heart healthy” for yourself and your loved ones.

Cardiovascular disease (CVD)—including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure—is the number 1 killer of women and men in the United States. It is a leading cause of disability, preventing Americans from working and enjoying family activities.1 CVD costs the United States over $300 billion each year, including the cost of health care services, medications, and lost productivity.1

Learn more at the CDC website.

HIV & Your Heart: A Gilead Community Medical Affairs Presentation

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

HIV and Your Heart Presentation

This event is open to HVCS staff, outside service providers, students, and members of the general community. There is no cost to attend this presentation, and lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by calling (914) 785-8277 by February 12, 2014.