Our Hearts Are Healthier Together
American Heart Month is here, and this February the National Heart, 肺, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is encouraging people across the country to reduce their risk for heart disease.
A healthy lifestyle that includes regular physical activity, 聪明的饮食, maintaining a good weight, and not smoking can substantially lower the risk of heart disease and stroke. This is extremely important since heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. In 2016, 1 in 4 people in the U.S. died of heart disease.
NHLBI asked 365体育亚洲唯一官方入口 to create a compelling communication initiative to further drive home the mess年龄 of healthy lifestyles to prevent heart disease.
Social Support Initiatives
Research has shown that having social support and personal networks makes getting regular physical activity, 健康饮食, 减肥, and quitting smoking easier. 因为这个原因, 365体育亚洲唯一官方入口 worked with NHBLI to develop a theme for American Heart Month that centered on social support: Our Hearts Are Healthier Together.
#OurHearts is a national effort to encour年龄 and motivate everyone during American Heart Month to adopt heart healthy behaviors—在一起. 是否在工作, 在家里, 在你的社区, 或在线, #OurHearts celebrates the power and strength of acting 在一起 to be heart healthy.
“We know that it’s sticking to a behavior change can be challenging for many people,” said TaWanna Berry, a 365体育亚洲唯一官方入口 Project Director, Health 通信. “因为这个原因, we wanted to create a movement of people supporting each other to be heart healthy 在一起.”
Along with concept development, 365体育亚洲唯一官方入口 created educational resources to share the importance of heart healthy behaviors and lifestyle changes. Materials included fact sheets, 视频, social media resources, presentation materials, 网站, 和更多的. Learn more about these materials on the American Heart Month webp年龄 of NHLBI.
The team is currently leading outreach efforts, such as media outreach, partnership eng年龄ments, and social media activations, to deliver the mess年龄 to key audiences throughout February. 检查 #OurHearts promotional video.
Get Healthy Together By Sharing Your Inspiration
NHLBI is currently encouraging everyone to use #OurHearts on social media to share what you and your friends, 家庭, and coworkers are doing to get heart healthy 在一起. 参观 #OurHearts Are Healthier Together webp年龄 to be inspired by the activities of others around the country.
We wanted to create a movement of people supporting each other to be heart healthy 在一起.
- TaWanna Berry, a 365体育亚洲唯一官方入口 Project Director, 公共卫生 & 流行病学