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February is Heart Month

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Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States.

The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when families, communities and health professional work together to make healthy choices.

It's American Heart Month! Read our related stories:

tavr imageRare heart defect means multiple surgeries for 7-year-old boy

Evan has been through multiple open-heart surgeries for a rare heart condition called Tetralogy of Fallot.

tavr imageMyocardial what? A glossary of must-know cardiac terms

This glossary provides some simple explanations for a few of the cardiac terms you might be hearing.

tavr image5 questions to ask when considering TAVR

If you're interested in TAVR, here are some best questions to ask as you research the procedure.

tavr imageWhat is TAVR?

TAVR can provide less pain and fewer risks to patients. So, how does it work and what other benefits does it offer?

heart nailsWhen Young Hearts Fail: Amanda's Story

Find out how a Puyallup woman who is in heart failure at age 28 helps raise awareness for congenital heart defects.

hamsters nflToy Hamsters Spread Message of Heart Health in Covington

Meet the Heart Center Hamsters and find out how they spread the message of heart health and keep patients smiling all year long.

Breast Cancer Women's GroupWomen Still at Risk

Strokes, heart attacks and congenital heart disease kill one woman every minute — more women than are killed by all cancers combined.

News Image - Key numbers for heart health: Cholesterol and blood pressure7 Things You Can Do for a Healthy Heart

Here are some of the best things you can do to prevent heart disease.

Rocco CellettiMultiCare Offers New Heart Valve Procedure

Read a story about the first MultiCare patient to undergo a transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI).

News Image - For 5 years, test has found hidden heart defects in newbornsLeading the Way in Detecting Heart Defects in Newborns

Read more about MultiCare's pulse-oximetry screening program, which has found and fixed heart defects in healthy appearing newborns.

Want to get your heart checked? Call our Preventive Cardiology department at 866-382-4327.

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