December is the Month of Giving plus Healthy Holiday Living Tips – American Heart Association

Make a list, check it twice with these heart-healthy holiday travel hacks: Tips for preparing for travel when you are living with an existing medical condition.
VIDEO: Heart-Healthy Travel Hacks – music and text.

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AHA Winter Holidays Heart Health Tips – Video with music and text
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Winter holidays bring more heart attack deaths than any other time of year
La temporada festiva de invierno conlleva más muertes por ataques cardíacos que cualquier otra época del año

Snow shoveling can be hazardous to your heart | Palear la nieve puede ser peligroso para el corazón
Extremely hot and cold days linked to cardiovascular deaths

Rub your hands vigorously for at least 20 seconds. (About the time it takes to sing “Happy Birthday.”)
Remember to scrub the backs of your hands, wrists, between your fingers and under your fingernails.

Stress can have lasting effects on your health and well-being. These health effects impact some groups disproportionately – women, for example, are more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression compared to men.
Mental health can positively or negatively impact your physical health and risk factors for heart disease and stroke, according to “Psychological Health, Well-Being, and the Mind-Heart-Body Connection,” a scientific statement in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
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National strategy focus on advancing nutrition, physical activity

Eating Smart is just one of Life’s Essential 8™

Parents say family is less stressed when they eat together

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VIDEO – AHA Following Life’s Essential 8 May Slow Biological Aging – music and text
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VIDEO – AHA Depression Linked to Poor Health – music and text
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VIDEO – Marijuana Linked to Heart Failure – music and text
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DYK: It’s National Safe Toys and Gifts Month? Your gift could help save lives!

During this season of gratitude — and every day of the year — we’re grateful for your dedication to helping save lives from heart disease and stroke. Your gifts help fund innovative research, lifesaving CPR training, education and prevention services. Find out ways to get involved and make a gift today to help protect the hearts you love.

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