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Love Your Heart

February is recognized as a time to celebrate love, caring, and heart health, This Valentine's Day, what are you waiting for? Quit smoking or encourage your loved ones to do so. Being smoke-free is important to heart health. so what better time to improve your own heart health or help loved ones improve theirs by quitting smoking?

As indicated in the 2010 Surgeon General’s Report, How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable Disease, cigarette smoking greatly increases one’s risk for heart disease. Being smoke-free and eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke are important to heart health.

Source: CDC.gov

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