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CHAP Goes Red

As February begins, CHAP joins millions of people across the nation in bringing awareness to the problem of women’s heart disease. 

As a company dedicated to quality health care, good health care begins with us.

The facts for you and the women you care about:

  • Cardiovascular diseases, which includes stroke, claim the life of a woman about every 80 seconds. But about 80% of cardiovascular diseases may be prevented.
  • As the No. 1 killer of women -- claiming the lives of one in three women -- cardiovascular diseases can happen at any age. In fact, today heart disease claims more lives than all forms of cancer combined.
  • There is good news: heart disease and stroke may be prevented by understanding your family health history, knowing ‘our’ numbers (cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and BMI) and making simple lifestyle changes.

This link offers information to help you understand your risk for heart disease or that of the women you care about.