American Heart Month at Montefiore
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American Heart Month at Montefiore

February is American Heart Month, a time dedicated to increasing awareness about heart disease, prevention and the small lifestyle changes that can help improve heart health.

It's why every February our Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care makes an even greater effort to offer information, outreach and access to help the communities we serve take important steps toward preventing heart disease.

In honor of American Heart Month, we're encouraging patients and members of the communities we serve with the theme "Celebrate Your Heart."

We're also sponsoring a variety of events, screenings, healthy eating demonstrations, educational talks and workshops designed to promote heart-health awareness and education. All events (including blood pressure seminars, movie screenings, food demonstrations, lectures and more) are free and open to the community, our patients and Montefiore employees.

Download our calendar to find an educational event or screening specifically for your needs and learn more about our heart-healthy events.

Join the Conversation to Learn More About Heart Health

We'll also be sharing information on up-to-the-minute Heart Month tips and tools 24/7 on our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn social media platforms. Just use the hashtags #MonteHeart and #CelebrateYourHeart to search for the latest information from Montefiore or to share your questions and comments.

Your voice matters! Use our social media platforms to let us know what you think—and what you'd like to know.

There are also lots of helpful heart-health resources offered on this website. Discover simple changes that help improve heart health, learn from health resources available throughout this site and reach out to our team of highly trained and dedicated heart specialists. 

Robert Michler, MD. provides warning signs of heart attacks and raises awareness of heart disease in women during a WCBS radio interview.