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Be One in a Million Hearts®


Preventing 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017 will require the work and commitment to change from all of us. There are steps that each of us can take to reach this goal as a nation. Be one in a Million Hearts® and see how your actions can make a positive difference. A Million Hearts® begins with you.

As a State, County, & Local Health Official


  • PROMOTE smoke-free air policies, effective tobacco package labeling, restricted tobacco advertising, and higher tobacco prices to help smokers quit and keep nonsmokers tobacco-free.
  • SUPPORT education programs, tobacco prevention incentives, wellness programs, and recognition programs, and efforts to reduce sodium and eliminate trans fats in the food supply.
  • INCREASE awareness of heart disease and stroke and their risk factors to empower your citizens to take control of their heart health.
  • ALIGN health insurance initiatives and programs with Million Hearts® goals.
  • IMPLEMENT incentive programs for members to reduce their heart disease risk through lower premiums, less cost sharing, and incentives for behavior change and self-management.
  • BUILD local collaboration and help convene area partners to enhance effectiveness and efficiency of efforts to prevent heart attack and stroke.
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