Thousands walk to ward off heart disease - how you can improve your heart health
Sat, 31 Mar 2012 23:15:49 GMT —
tep by step
to ward off heart disease
, it's t
he cause behind one in every four deaths in
Locally, the American Heart Association raised $425,000. "Raising funds, making
it possible for people like myself not to have a death sentence, a life sentence
," said Anne Proppe.
was honored as a survivor Saturday, she
had open heart surgery in 2005 and survived a stroke.
ince she's recovered
she's made big strides in improving her heart health.
She has ran
7 marathons, complet
the iron girl competition and earn
a black belt in karate.
ack of physical exercise
and poor diet are two common
risk factors of heart disease.
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