Skip to main content

Heart Health

Heart disease is the #1 cause of death in West Virginia. Take heart disease seriously. Learning your risk factors and staying informed on prevention methods is critical in maintaining a healthy heart.
holiday stress

Handle Holiday Stress

woman walking dog on snowy street

Heart Disease Risk in Cold Weather

blood pressure check

Managing Your Blood Pressure

Portion Distortion

Portion Distortion

female patient talking to doctor

Talk to Your Health Care Provider

Diverse group of women

Warning Signs of Heart Disease for Different Women

Heart Health in West Virginia 


Elaine Bowen faculty photo

Elaine Bowen

WVU Extension Specialist 
Health Promotion
Elaine Bowen