February Checklist

Wear Red DayGo red.

On Feb. 7, celebrate National Wear Red Day to raise awareness about women and heart disease.

Frostbite treatment.

Until you can see a doctor, gently warm the area in warm, not hot, water until skin appears red and warm. Do not rub the skin or use heating pads.

Take heart for Valentine’s Day.

Know your blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels and see your doctor regularly.

Tip of the month.

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