Heart Health — What is a Heart Attack? 

February Health Focus: Week 3

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A heart attack occurs when an artery in your heart becomes completely blocked and shuts off blood flow to the heart muscle. 

 

What is a Heart Attack? 

Causes of Coronary Heart Disease and Heart Attacks 

Warning Signs of a Heart Attack 

Heart Attack and Gender Differences 

 

Use a risk calculator to learn your risk for a heart attack or stroke. Find out what to do if you exceed the risk threshold.  

 

Risk Assessment for Heart Attack 

 

Fish are an important source of omega-3 fatty acids and contribute to heart health. The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends eating 8-12 ounces of fish per week. 

 

Seafood: Tips for Smart Seafood Shopping 

  

Watch this video to learn how much seafood can benefit your health. 

  

Let’s cook some fish! 

 

Poached Salmon with Green Mayonnaise 

Grilled Tuna Salad  

Broiled Halibut with Fresh Tomato-Tangerine Sauce 

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