American Heart Month

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American Heart Month
Observed by United States
Date February
Duration 1 month
Frequency annual

American Heart Month is a month-long United States observance established by 36 U.S.C. § 101.[1][2][3][4]

2009 Edition[edit]

The President is requested to issue each year a proclamation—

(1) designating February as American Heart Month;
(2) inviting the chief executive officers of the States, territories, and possessions of the United States to issue proclamations designating February as American Heart Month; and
(3) urging the people of the United States to recognize the nationwide problem of heart and blood vessel diseases and to support all essential programs required to solve the problem.[5]

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  1. ^ "February is American Heart Month". cdc.gov. Retrieved 3 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "American Heart Month". healthfinder.gov. Retrieved 3 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "American Heart Month". everydayhealth.com. Retrieved 3 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Love your ticker during American Heart Month - and year-round!". nclnet.org. Retrieved 3 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "AMERICAN HEART MONTH, 2009 - - - - - - -". whitehouse.gov. Retrieved 3 March 2014. 

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