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Living a healthy lifestyle can be a challenge. We hope you find these articles helpful in your quest to live a healthy life, for your heart sake!


Tips To Be Fit: Hot Weather Can Endanger Your Heart

Sep 4, 2018

Tips To Be Fit: Hot Weather Can Endanger Your Heart

Courtesy of The Philadelphia Tribune - When the temperatures rises, your heart has to beat faster and work harder to pump blood to the surface of your skin to assist with sweating to cool your body. If your body can’t cool itself fast enough, a strain is put on your heart, and your organs can begin to suffer damage.

Be Smart: Keep Kids’ Hearts Healthy From the Start

Sep 4, 2018

Be Smart: Keep Kids’ Hearts Healthy From the Start

Courtesy of U.S. News & World Report - Prevention and daily lifestyle improvements need to start early.

6 Steps for Promoting Heart Health in Women

Aug 21, 2018

6 Steps for Promoting Heart Health in Women

Courtesy of HealthDay - While the total number of U.S. deaths from heart disease has declined in recent years, it has stayed the same for younger women.

Beware of These Wines: They're Not as Healthy as You Think

Aug 11, 2018

Beware of These Wines: They're Not as Healthy as You Think

Courtesy of Popsugar - When it comes to vino and your health, some wines are better than others.

Fish: The Ultimate Superfood

Aug 10, 2018

Fish: The Ultimate Superfood

Courtesy of Live Trading News - People have been eating fish since the dawn of man. It has been a staple for people in every area where fish can swim and has without a doubt been one of the foods that has kept people alive.

23 Fascinating Facts About the Heart

Aug 4, 2018

23 Fascinating Facts About the Heart

Courtesy of Herald of Fashion - Without any doubt, our heart is one the most important organs in the body.

Plant-Based Food May Boost Your Heart Health: 6 (Vegetarian) Foods For Healthy Heart

Jul 28, 2018

Plant-Based Food May Boost Your Heart Health: 6 (Vegetarian) Foods For Healthy Heart

Courtesy of NDTV - Following a plant-based diet may help in preventing risk for cardiovascular disease including blood pressure and heart attack. Six foods to include for healthy heart.

How to Keep Your Heart Healthy in the Summer

Jul 20, 2018

How to Keep Your Heart Healthy in the Summer

Courtesy of Bel Marra Health - Summer is hot, which makes it a great time to get out and enjoy ourselves, but that added heat can cause heart problems, especially if you already have an underlying heart problem.

Heavy Teens are Less Likely Now to Try and Lose Weight

Jun 25, 2018

Heavy Teens are Less Likely Now to Try and Lose Weight

Courtesy of U.S. News - The obesity epidemic among American teens is being fed by a waning desire to lose weight, a new report suggests.

The Latest Blood Pressure Guidelines: What They Mean for You

Jun 25, 2018

The Latest Blood Pressure Guidelines: What They Mean for You

Courtesy of San Francisco Chronicle - Updated blood pressure guidelines from the American Heart Association mean that many more Americans, notably older people, are now diagnosed with high blood pressure, or hypertension.

Children and Teens Should Avoid Energy Drinks

Jun 3, 2018

Children and Teens Should Avoid Energy Drinks

Courtesy of Citizen - Energy drinks are marketed as providing a boost of energy and increasing mental alertness but the safety of the ingredients that provide that boost is questionable in certain groups.

6 Simple Rules to Heart Healthy Eating

May 31, 2018

6 Simple Rules to Heart Healthy Eating

Courtesy of WebMD - Today, the answer to the heart healthy diet question is controversial.

JOHN DOHERTY: Studies Show Vitamin D Has Big Benefits for Athletes

May 28, 2018

JOHN DOHERTY: Studies Show Vitamin D Has Big Benefits for Athletes

Courtesy of NWI Times - What would you do to get stronger bones and muscles, better performance and fewer injuries?

What to Put on Your Plate for a Healthy Heart at Any Age

May 28, 2018

What to Put on Your Plate for a Healthy Heart at Any Age

Courtesy of My Body & Soul - There’s plenty you can do to keep your ticker in top notch, especially when it comes to food. So, be sure to pop these items on your shopping list.

For Your Health: Start Early with Good Dental Habits

May 20, 2018

For Your Health: Start Early with Good Dental Habits

Courtesy of Daily Republic - Tooth decay is one of the most common chronic conditions of childhood in the United States.

Get Kids Moving for Health

May 19, 2018

Get Kids Moving for Health

Courtesy of IOL - Our global “neighbourhood” is growing smaller, and we can communicate at the touch of a button.

How Serious Are Heart Murmurs in Children?

May 10, 2018

How Serious Are Heart Murmurs in Children?

Courtesy of Health Essentials - A heart murmur is the sound of blood flowing through the heart. Everyone whose heart beats has a murmur. Murmurs can be normal (innocent) or abnormal.

How Your Heart Works

May 10, 2018

How Your Heart Works

Courtesy of The British Heart Foundation - Your heart works like a pump sending blood around your body to keep you alive. It’s a muscle, about the size of your fist, in the middle of your chest tilted slightly to the left.

Physical Fitness Important for Children’s Health

May 10, 2018

Physical Fitness Important for Children’s Health

Courtesy of American Press - Summer vacation for schoolchildren will soon be here, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reminding parents of the importance of physical activity for growing youngsters.

Eating for Good Health: 10 Foods to Keep Your Heart Healthy

May 9, 2018

Eating for Good Health: 10 Foods to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Courtesy of Copper Country News - From gathering around the dining room table and “doing lunch” to celebrating momentous occasions and even for comfort, food has become an integral part of modern human life.