AHRQ Health Care and Prevention Update

February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. February is American Heart Month, a great time for health care providers to share the facts about heart health with their patients, especially those who may be at high risk of heart attacks.

AHRQ has fact sheets for primary care health professionals to help their high-risk patients adopt the ABCS of heart disease prevention: Aspirin use by high-risk individuals, control their Blood pressure, lower their Cholesterol, and quit Smoking.

To download these free materials go to: Aspirin Use, Control Blood Pressure, Lower Cholesterol, and Quit Smoking.