This year’s theme is “30 years of Advancing Health Equity | The Heckler Report: A Force for Ending Health Disparities in America.” This theme commemorates the U.S. Department of Health and Human services efforts toward eliminating health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities. The Office on Minority Health leads celebration of Minority Health Month.
USPSTF Finds Screening Adults for Hypertension Still Beneficial — AAFP News.
Eating nutritious foods will help you control your blood pressure. The DASH diet, a Mediterranean diet full of nutrients that are good for your heart and good for your health, is an example of healthy eating. The Vermont Department of Health explains the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension here.
Thank you to the Wilmington VA for inviting us to present at Medical Grand Rounds on February 4th. Dr. Savoy spoke to the group on Heart Disease & Women in honor of Go Red for Women month. If you are interested in having Million Hearts Delaware speak to your group, feel free to contact us!
Measure Up/Pressure Down The National Day of Action: Roll up Your Sleeves campaign is taking place Thursday, May 7, 2015. Commit to take action to support blood pressure control and share your activity with the campaign! You can find more information and resources on their National Day of Action Toolkit.