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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 Pharmacy or Pharmacist


  • EDUCATE your customers about the most effective ways to control their risk factors for heart disease and stroke.
  • PROMOTE heart-healthy habits to your customers, such as regular exercise and a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • HELP your customers follow treatment instructions and IMPROVE medication adherence.
  • PROVIDE access to a free blood pressure measurement device and encourage its use with customers.
  • IMPLEMENT processes, systems, and structures that improve surveillance and monitoring of customer medications.
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