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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

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Protect Against Heart Disease

Contact the Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention

How can I protect myself and my family?  

You can prevent heart disease by practicing healthy living habits and preventing or treating medical conditions. These include:

To learn more about heart disease, its risk factors, and how you can reduce your risk visit the websites listed below:


  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, 2015. Preventing heart disease: healthy living habits. Retrieved December 3, 2019, from: