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walk! It's fun to walk with a friend and inviting them tells them
you care about their health.
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Heart Health & Walking Facts:
Heart Health and Walking Facts provided by the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and other co-sponsors.
Women now are at equal risk as men for Cardiovascular disease, and CVD is the number one killer of women.
African American women typically develop heart disease at a younger age than white women. Their overall rates of death from heart disease are 69% higher than white women.
According to the New York State Physical Activity Coalition, physical inactivity costs New York State $3 Billion a Year.
Sixty percent of NY's adults do not meet the standards for even moderate physical activity.