American Heart Month is here: Make your heart health a priority

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Damon Motley is a registered nurse at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. This program was developed to help patients heal and strengthen their heart and lungs through the structured use of exercise, education, and counseling.
Submitted photo Damon Motley is a registered nurse at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. This program was developed to help patients heal and strengthen their heart and lungs through the structured use of exercise, education, and counseling.


February may be best known for Valentine's Day, but did you know that since 1964 it has been designated American Heart Month as well?

During Heart Month, everyone is encouraged to focus on increasing public awareness about cardiovascular disease.