National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15—Oct.15) is for celebrating the many positive contributions of Hispanic Americans. It's also a critical reminder that Hispanic adults are disproportionately affected by heart disease and stroke.

Check out our new page Latinx at Heart - Dedicated to ensuring equitable health in Latinx communities.

We are dedicated to ensuring equitable health in all communities.

Our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. For all, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin, and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring that our workforce, workplace and mission have a shared impact across America's diverse populations.

World Mental Health Day is October 10th

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices.

  • How does depression affect the heart?
  • Thankfulness: How Gratitude Can Help Your Health
  • Practice mindful eating
  • Meditation to boost health and wellbeing
  • Can your pet help you be healthier?

  • World Hypertension Day is October 17th

    High blood pressure (also referred to as HBP, or hypertension) is when your blood pressure, the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels, is consistently too high.

    World Stroke Day is October 29th

    Stroke Warning Signs

    Recognize the warning signs and call 9-1-1 immediately. This can make the difference between a strong recovery and disability or even death.

    Learn the stroke warning signs

    Stroke Prevention

    Whole body wellness can help you feel stronger, healthier and mentally sharp – and it can also reduce your stroke risk.

    Take charge of your health

    Stroke Recovery

    There is life – and hope – after stroke. With time, new routines will become second nature. Rehabilitation can build your strength, capability and confidence.

    Get started after stroke

    By learning the F.A.S.T. warning signs, you just might save a life from stroke.

    Learn more.

    Hear Jessica's incredible story about surviving a stroke. Every second counts.

    October is Lung Health Month

    Kick the habit and quit smoking.

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    Air pollution can effect your health in many ways.

    Learn more

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    Ready to quit vaping?

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    Important dates in October

    9/15 - 10/15 - Hispanic Heritage Month

    10/10 - World Mental Health Day

    10/15 - Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day

    10/17 - World Hypertension Day

    10/19 – 10/23 - National Health Education Week

    10/22/2020 3 :00PM – 5:00PM CT: ‘Ask Me Anything’ about CPR, live event on the r/IAmA subreddit featuring experts in adult and pediatric CPR

    10/29 - World Stroke Day

    10/31 - Halloween (Check out this Healthy For Good article on rethinking Halloween during COVID-19.)