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February 2022 Health Writing Challenge


February’s writing challenge is here! One micro writing task a day for 28 days and two bonus tasks.

The theme is heart disease, so put your writing skills and knowledge to the test. Review the challenge below.

Remember: Do as many challenges as you can (one a day, not all at once – no cheating) and feel free to share your results with your health writing friends and me!

Just a little bit of writing every day will add up to big results at the end of the year.

Missed January’s challenge? You can catch up here.

Plain text version: February 2022 Health Writing Challenge
Theme: Heart Disease

FEB 1 Describe what the heart does.
FEB 2 Define a CT scan
FEB 3 List three risk factors for type 2 diabetes.
FEB 4 Define coronary artery disease.
FEB 5 Explain what a defibrillator does.
FEB 6 List three risk factors for heart failure.
FEB 7 Define stroke.
FEB 8 Explain what happens in a coronary angiogram.
FEB 9 Explain what cardiac catheterisation is.
FEB 10 Define atherosclerosis.
FEB 11 List three risk factors of a coronary angiogram.
FEB 12 Define heart attack.
FEB 13 Explain what a mitral valve clip does.
FEB 14 Define pulmonary hypertension.
FEB 15 Explain the difference between high and low blood pressure.
FEB 16 Define cardiomyopathy.
FEB 17 List five preventable risk factors for heart disease.
FEB 18 Explain why someone may need a heart transplant.
FEB 19 Define heart valve disease.
FEB 20 Explain why someone may need a pacemaker.
FEB 21 Define angina.
FEB 22 Explain why someone may need a cardiac biopsy.
FEB 23 List three common causes of angina.
FEB 24 Define endocarditis.
FEB 25 Define congenital heart defects.
FEB 26 List two risk factors of a cardiac biopsy.
FEB 27 Explain what a holter monitor does.
FEB 28 Define atrial flutter.
EXTRA 1 Explain why someone may need cardiac bypass surgery.
EXTRA 2 Explain what a stent is.

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