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Did Your Heart Skip A Beat? Helpful Heart Health Tips

Mar 7, 2018

Did Your Heart Skip A Beat? Helpful Heart Health Tips

Courtesy of The Seattle Medium - With Heart Health Awareness Month behind us, it’s important to move forward with the knowledge to carry us through the rest of the year, and beyond.

Preventive Heart Health for Kids – Visiting the Dentist

Feb 27, 2018

Preventive Heart Health for Kids – Visiting the Dentist

Courtesy of Lurie's Children's Blog - The American Dental Association recommends that kids start visiting the dentist after their first baby tooth appears, or no later than their first birthday, and then continue to see their dentist regularly.

Quinoa Makes for An Easy Meal That's Heart Healthy Too

Feb 19, 2018

Quinoa Makes for An Easy Meal That's Heart Healthy Too

Courtesy of WDRB - The American Heart Association says while you can't change things like age and family history, you can make small changes to your diet and lifestyle to improve your heart health and lower your risk by as much as 80 percent.

Heart Health: New Blood Pressure Guidelines

Feb 16, 2018

Heart Health: New Blood Pressure Guidelines

Courtesy of Fox 8 News - The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association recently updated the blood pressure guidelines, lowering the bar for what is considered high blood pressure.

Home Remedies: Lifestyle Affects Your Heart Health

Feb 14, 2018

Home Remedies: Lifestyle Affects Your Heart Health

Courtesy of Mayo Clinic - Heart disease can be improved — or even prevented — by making certain lifestyle changes.

7 Proven Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Feb 14, 2018

7 Proven Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Courtesy of American Heart Association - It’s easy to learn about your heart health and how to improve it, thanks to the American Heart Association’s development of “Life’s Simple 7.”

Little Changes that Can Make a Big Difference in Heart Health

Feb 13, 2018

Little Changes that Can Make a Big Difference in Heart Health

Courtesy of News 22 - We all know, the basics…eat healthy and exercise more. But there are also a lot of little thing you can change in your everyday life to improve your heart health.

Preventive Heart Health for Kids – Exercise

Feb 13, 2018

Preventive Heart Health for Kids – Exercise

Courtesy of Lurie Children's Blog - It’s important for every child to participate in daily physical activity

Heart Health Is Important for Kids Too

Feb 12, 2018

Heart Health Is Important for Kids Too

Courtesy of Johns Hopkins Medicine - Joe Perno, M.D., medical staff affairs officer at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, explains how pediatricians monitor heart health with children.

Heart Health: How To Use An AED

Feb 9, 2018

Heart Health: How To Use An AED

Courtesy of Fox 8 - An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a portable device that delivers an electric shock through the chest to the heart.

5 Ways to be Heart Healthy Every Day

Feb 9, 2018

5 Ways to be Heart Healthy Every Day

Courtesy of University of Rochester Medical Center - A decision to live well often prompts personal changes—such as losing weight, eating right and exercising more—to rise to the top of our to-do lists.

Love Your Heart: Pediatric Heart Health

Feb 7, 2018

Love Your Heart: Pediatric Heart Health

Courtesy of KSLA - February is heart health month and Heart disease is the number one cause of death for both men and women in the United States.

Top 10 Heart Health Questions

Feb 6, 2018

Top 10 Heart Health Questions

Courtesy of Kenosha News - Concerned about your heart health? Here are the top 10 questions to ask your provider.

Preventive Heart Health Tips for Kids

Feb 4, 2018

Preventive Heart Health Tips for Kids

Courtesy of Daily Herlad - High cholesterol is a condition most people wouldn't think affects children.

3 Time-Honored Tips to Master Heart Health

Feb 2, 2018

3 Time-Honored Tips to Master Heart Health

Courtesy of Northwest Herald - The American Heart Association (AHA) states, “A healthy diet and lifestyle are your best weapons to fight cardiovascular disease. It’s not as hard as you may think.”

Childhood Obesity – Dealing With an Overweight Child

Jan 19, 2018

Childhood Obesity – Dealing With an Overweight Child

Courtesy of Good Medical - Obesity has become a serious problem among the youth of today.

7 Heart Health Mistakes You’re Currently Making

Jan 18, 2018

7 Heart Health Mistakes You’re Currently Making

Courtesy of Bel Marra Health - There are seemingly harmless habits we conduct every day that could be putting our hearts at risk.

5 Overlooked Symptoms That May Signal Heart Trouble

Jan 17, 2018

5 Overlooked Symptoms That May Signal Heart Trouble

Courtesy of Harvard Health - Chest discomfort is linked to heart attacks. But what about signs of heart failure, valve problems, and irregular heartbeats?

Wake Up and Eat Up

Jan 11, 2018

Wake Up and Eat Up

Courtesy of News Tribune - Skipping breakfast is associated with an unhealthy lifestyle.

Brush Your Teeth for Heart Health

Jan 10, 2018

Brush Your Teeth for Heart Health

Courtesy of Shaws - Everyone knows to brush and floss to keep their smile sparkling, but it comes as a surprise to many that mouth health may also be important for your heart.