American Heart Association To Raise Cardiovascular Health Awareness Among Hispanics

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Cardiovascular Health Awareness Among Hispanics


The American Heart Association'sSan Antonio Division last month held an educational forum thataddressed Hispanics increased risk for cardiovascular disease and theneed to increase awareness, the San Antonio Express-News reports.

TheState of the Heart community health forum, which was attended by about50 local health professionals, community leaders and representativesfrom several not-for-profit organizations, provided attendees with the2007 Heart Facts guide. According to the guide, cardiovascular diseaseis the leading cause of death for Hispanics, followed by cancer.

Theforum highlighted AHA's Conozca su Coraz

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