A wholesome approach to heart health for American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for adults
Black Americans are two times more likely to die from heart disease than white adults, according to the CDC.
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How’s your heart, physically and emotionally?

February is American Heart Month and this year the focus is on empowering Black adults to reduce their risks of heart problems. 

That’s because the CDC says Black Americans ages 35 to 54 are two times more likely to die from heart disease than white adults.

MPR News host Angela Davis digs into why that is and what you can do about it, beyond eating healthy and exercising.

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Listen back to some of our Wednesday wellness shows that cover how to sleep better and how to forgive someone and ease that emotional and physical agony.

Hear from two Black cardiologists who will tell us how to improve the heart health of Black Minnesotans.


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Use the audio player above to listen to the full conversation.