Heart Healthy Product Ideas for Your Retail Space

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By Nicole Bleakley, VGM Retail Services With an increasing rate of obesity and patients suffering from high blood pressure, heart disease continues to be a growing problem in the United States. February is American Heart Month, a time to show your customers some love, while also supporting the cause! In the spirit of helping customers live healthier lives, HME retailers can do their part by offering products and ideas that aid them in that endeavor. Know the Facts – America’s Heart Disease Burden (United States CDC)

  • On average, 600,000 people die every year of heart disease – that’s 1 in every 4 deaths
  • Heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women
  • Every year, about 720,000 Americans have a heart attack – 70 percent of those are first-time attacks
  • Coronary heart disease (the narrowing of the small blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen to the heart) is the most common type of heart disease ... Read More for Heart Healthy Product Ideas