This is the time of year we think of bundling up and adding an extra blanket at night to stay warm. However, colder winter months signal an increased risk for babies of going to sleep at night and never waking up.
Heart disease and stroke are the first and fifth leading cause of death in the United States, respectively. To reduce your risk, it is important to identify risk factors, such as family history, hypertension and high cholesterol and learn what you can do to manage those risk factors. A sedentary lifestyle is also a risk factor for heart disease and stroke. In fact, some researchers argue sitting is worse than smoking.