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The Amazing Human Heart: Heart Health Facts [Infographic]

Saturday, February 13, 2016 12:00 PM

A small but mighty organ, your heart accomplishes amazing feats with every single beat. Get to know your heart better.

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death globally, but it can be prevented. NorthShore University HealthSystem helps to spread awareness by explaining the inner workings of your heart and cardiovascular system and sharing simple tips to improve your heart health in our heart health infographic.

Click on the image below for our full infographic of heart health facts