Healthy Heart Useful resources to help reduce the risk of stroke or heart attack. Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the main cause of death in England. They caused almost 33% of deaths in 2010. Coronary heart disease and stroke accounted for the majority of those deaths. Bradford’s Health Hearts Web-site provides useful information and advice to help patients on how to stay healthy. The Practice also provide NHS Health Checks for patients aged between 40-74. See our page about NHS Health Checks for more information.