February is American Heart Month.

There’s no better time to learn more ways to love your heart.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. – it’s responsible for about one in four deaths. While there are some risk factors you cannot control, like family history and age, you can control about 80 percent of heart disease risk through healthy lifestyle choices. Start by eating a heart-healthy diet, getting at least 2 ½ hours of moderate-intensity activity each week and don’t smoke. 

Get more tips for improving your heart health and learn about our cardiovascular services.

The latest happenings in cardiac care

Providence Saint John’s among first to offer newly approved Watchman device ›

Breakthrough heart valve replacement procedure comes to Providence Alaska ›

Ultramarathoner Mirna Valerio to kick off Providence Heart to Start running program ›

Providence St. Peter Hospital ranked one of the best hospitals in the U.S. › 

Providence St. Patrick Hospital named Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital ›

Heart attack symptoms in women

Men and women experience heart attacks differently. Know the warning signs and when to call 911.

How to start exercising

Want to get moving but not sure where to begin? Just follow these tips from cardiologist James Beckerman, M.D.

Are statins worth the side effects?

If you or a loved one has high cholesterol, find out if the benefits of statins outweigh the risks.