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Heart Health

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death for African American males and females. Fortunately, UnitedHealthcare offers tools and resources that can help you maintain your heart health.

Learn what the numbers mean and test your knowledge

Your blood pressure can directly affect your risk for heart disease and stroke. Learn about high blood pressure and the importance of maintaining a healthy level.

Learn how to prevent heart disease with

Be proactive. Prevent heart disease and heart attacks. Get help from these tools on®:

  • Personal Health Record. Keep track of your cholesterol and blood pressure. Make sure they stay in the safe zones.
  • Heart Attack Risk Calculator. Find out if you're at risk for a heart attack. Then, take action to lower your risk levels.
  • Online Health Coach. Lower high cholesterol and high blood pressure with help from an online health coach.
  • QuitSmart Stop Smoking Kit. Quit smoking to help lower your chances of developing heart disease. Join our discounted smoking cessation program.

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