Tag Archives: heart disease

Heart Health: For the Young at Heart and the Young

By Air Force Capt. Bryant Webber, chief of  preventive medicine, Joint Base San Antonio, and Cmdr. Connie Scott, MSC, DH, Navy Dietetics Health Promotion and Wellness specialty leader, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Think heart disease is something that won’t begin to affect you until later in life? Think again. Recent research has found that heart disease is …

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Get heart-healthy for American Heart Month

By Capt. Joseph McQuade, M.D., director for Public Health, Naval Hospital Jacksonville What are you doing to get heart-healthy? Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, claiming a life every minute—and February is American Heart Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in every three deaths is from heart disease and …

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