Life’s Essential 8™ Health Behaviors & Health Factors
Learn more about keeping your heart healthy from the American Heart Association. There are four health behaviors (diet, exercise, sleep and avoid smoking/vaping) and four health factors (blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and body mass index/weight) we must control to improve and maintain a healthy heart.
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The more you know, the better you can help your child grow up healthy. The experts at Nemours KidsHealth offer a wealth of trusted medical information and advice for living well as a family. You’ll see why KidsHealth is one of world’s most visited websites for health information for kids.
Heart Health Center
Learn everything about the heart, from how it works to what can go wrong and how to keep it healthy. Read about tests, treatments, heart conditions, surgeries and much more. We also offer family-friendly, heart healthy tips for eating right and getting physical activity.
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Our goal is to help your child and family build healthy habits that last a lifetime. Browse articles that will help you support your child’s healthy journey.