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Getting to the heart of good health

Eleanor Roosevelt takes part in the “Fight Heart Disease Campaign” at Boston University during a 1950 visit to campus.

BU Yesterday

Besides celebrating romance, Valentine’s Day reminds us to take care of our hearts. Eleanor Roosevelt, center, takes part in the “Fight Heart Disease Campaign” at BU during a 1950 visit to campus, five years after her husband, who suffered from polio and heart disease, died of a cerebral hemorrhage.