One of the goals of the
Virginia Department of Health
is to improve heart health.
This is being done through multiple tools:
Educating the public and healthcare providers,
Providing additional information and materials as well as
Looking for ways to assist people, who may be at more risk for poor health, to make changes to improve their health.
Cardiovascular Disease, as defined by the CDC, is a group of heart [cardio] and blood vessel [vascular] disorders that is the leading cause of death and disability -- not only in the United States but globally.