This Day in History: February 24 On this day in 1868, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 126–47 to impeach President Andrew Johnson, whose lenient Reconstruction policies regarding the South after the Civil War angered Radical Republicans in Congress. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
The Congress, by joint resolution, requested the president to issue an annual proclamation designating February as American Heart Month. And this disease knows no borders. Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, remains the leading cause of death globally, taking more than 17.6 million lives.Jan 29, 2020
first Friday in February Join NHLBI, The Heart Truth®, and organizations around the country on National Wear Red Day®, celebrated each year on the first Friday in February, to bring greater attention to heart disease as a leading cause of death for Americans. Use the poster, stickers, and social media resources below to promote Wear…
Traditionally the month for lovers and all things heart related, February also reminds us to take care of our heart. It is American Heart Month. The annual celebration began in 1963 to encourage Americans to join the battle against heart disease.Feb 1, 2018
A normal resting heart rate for adults ranges from 60 to 100 beats per minute. Generally, a lower heart rate at rest implies more efficient heart function and better cardiovascular fitness. For example, a well-trained athlete might have a normal resting heart rate closer to 40 beats per minute.
1. Dress in Red. National Wear Red Day is one of the easiest ways to raise awareness for heart health — all you have to do is dress in red. Organized by Go Red for Women, the effort and your outfit can start conversations about heart disease, particularly as it affects women, who may be…
The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement encourages people to take action through the month of February by: Wearing red on National Wear Red Day, Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease. The iconic Red Dress pin and other apparel are available at ShopHeart.org.Feb 5, 2021
February 2021 Holidays and Celebrations 01 Mon. Black History Month. 01 Mon. National Freedom Day. 01 Mon. National Get Up Day. 01 Mon. World Interfaith Harmony Week. 02 Tue. Groundhog Day. 02 Tue. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. 02 Tue. Candlemas Day. 02 Tue. National Hedgehog Day.
within your organization to see who gets the most #MoveWithHeart pledges. Wear Red Day to raise awareness about heart disease and encourage others to do the same. Use NHLBI’s social media materials to including this sticker to help spread the word. 4 Start a walking club at work or in your neighborhood.
We can help. February is American Heart Month, a time when all people can focus on their cardiovascular health. The Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention is shining a light on hypertension (high blood pressure), a leading risk factor for heart disease and stroke.Jan 19, 2021