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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!


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.

Glenn Ellis: Heart Failure Diagnosis: Not A Death Sentence

May 8, 2018

Glenn Ellis: Heart Failure Diagnosis: Not A Death Sentence

Courtesy of The Philadelphia Tribune - Heart failure is a scary term. The words can be misleading.

These Are The Best Exercises For Your Heart

May 7, 2018

These Are The Best Exercises For Your Heart

Courtesy of Doctor NDTV - Exercising regularly is important for a healthy heart. Read to know which exercises work the best for people with heart disease.

Garden View: Make Tomatoes A Staple in Your Diet

May 5, 2018

Garden View: Make Tomatoes A Staple in Your Diet

Courtesy of The Monitor - Tomatoes are enjoyed in many types of dishes, including sauces, salads, stews, soups, vegetable drinks and pizza.

How to Start a Low-Sodium Diet

Apr 30, 2018

How to Start a Low-Sodium Diet

Courtesy of Prevention - Slash salt without sacrificing flavor with these sodium-busting strategies.

Curbing Salt Intake Could Add Years to Your Life

Apr 26, 2018

Curbing Salt Intake Could Add Years to Your Life

Courtesy of CNN - Potato chips. Pretzels. Pizza. French fries. Thoughts of these foods can make our tongues dance as we anticipate satisfying our salty cravings.

How Much Exercise Your Kid Needs

Apr 24, 2018

How Much Exercise Your Kid Needs

Courtesy of CNN - It's a question with an answer that researchers are still trying to better understand: How much exercise do kids need on a daily basis?

10 Healthy Fats & Oils

Apr 24, 2018

10 Healthy Fats & Oils

Courtesy of Tyler Morning Telegraph - Not all fats are bad for you! Your body needs some fats to function.

10 Tips for Living A Heart-Healthy Life

Apr 22, 2018

10 Tips for Living A Heart-Healthy Life

Courtesy of The Advocate - Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in America.

Improving Overall Heart Health May Reduce Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

Apr 19, 2018

Improving Overall Heart Health May Reduce Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

Courtesy of Reuters - Following practices recommended for “optimal” heart health may also reduce the risk of developing a serious heart-rhythm disorder, researchers say.

Healthy Teeth May Signal Healthy Heart

Apr 19, 2018

Healthy Teeth May Signal Healthy Heart

Courtesy of Health Day - Your teeth may be a good indicator of your heart health, the American Heart Association says.

Distinguishing Between Fitness and Health

Apr 18, 2018

Distinguishing Between Fitness and Health

Courtesy of The Stanly News & Press - What if I were to tell you that being fit does not equate to being healthy?

Go Nuts for Heart Health

Apr 17, 2018

Go Nuts for Heart Health

Courtesy of Health Day - The crunchy goodness of peanuts, walnuts, cashews and other nuts may be just what the cardiologist ordered, new research suggests.

6 Surprising Health Benefits of Honey

Apr 16, 2018

6 Surprising Health Benefits of Honey

Courtesy of Xpose - Dipped in tea or slathered on toast, there are plenty of great reasons to dig into a jar of the golden stuff, says Kowsar Abdilahi.

Take Heart—and Take Control: Act Today to Improve Your Longtime Cardiac Health

Apr 12, 2018

Take Heart—and Take Control: Act Today to Improve Your Longtime Cardiac Health

Courtesy of RWJ Barnabas Health - If you could do something just 15 minutes a day that could give you a longer life, would you do it?