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Are You the Owner of A Healthy Heart?

Jan 31, 2019

Are You the Owner of A Healthy Heart?

Courtesy of The Spectrum - Cardiovascular disease isn’t just a “man’s disease.” It is a leading cause of death in both women and men in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Nearly Half of US Adults Have Cardiovascular Disease

Jan 31, 2019

Nearly Half of US Adults Have Cardiovascular Disease

Courtesy of CNN - Nearly half of all adults in the United States have some type of cardiovascular disease, according to the American Heart Association, defining the condition as coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke or high blood pressure.

The Heart—Dental Health Relationship

Jan 31, 2019

The Heart—Dental Health Relationship

Courtesy of Parenting NH - Those with gum disease may be at risk for heart issues.

10 Easy Tips for a Healthy Heart

Jan 31, 2019

10 Easy Tips for a Healthy Heart

Courtesy of New York Presbyterian - NewYork-Presbyterian cardiologists offer 10 simple ways to improve your heart health.

What is Heart Failure?

Jan 24, 2019

What is Heart Failure?

Courtesy of Everyday Health - Heart failure is a condition in which the heart isn't pumping as well as it should.

Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Heart Disease

Dec 27, 2018

Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Heart Disease

Courtesy of Everyday Health - While your doctor should discuss your heart disease risk with you, many people with diabetes still don’t talk about their heart health with their doctors.

10 Simple Rules for Eating Heart Healthy

Dec 10, 2018

10 Simple Rules for Eating Heart Healthy

Courtesy of Northwestern Medicine - Making the right food choices can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be confusing.

How to Treat Yourself to Chocolate

Nov 22, 2018

How to Treat Yourself to Chocolate

Courtesy of Northwestern Medicine - The thought that a bar of chocolate or a decadent devil’s food cake could be good for you is a dream come true for anyone with a sweet tooth. And, to a certain extent, the science backs it up.

5 Ways to Prevent High Blood Pressure

Nov 7, 2018

5 Ways to Prevent High Blood Pressure

Courtesy of Northwestern Medicine - High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is one of the most prevalent and preventable risks for heart disease.

Eating What They Watch and Watching What They Eat

Oct 27, 2018

Eating What They Watch and Watching What They Eat

Courtesy of Lincoln Journal Star - It’s easy to become obese in America. Fast food places and convenience stores full of junk food are everywhere.

10 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Oct 17, 2018

10 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Courtesy of Time Health - Although 50% of cardiovascular-disease risk is genetic, the other 50% can be modified by how you live your life.

Heart-Healthy Ways for Every Age

Oct 10, 2018

Heart-Healthy Ways for Every Age

Courtesy of Feed Your Potential 365 - When should you start thinking about heart health? It turns out this is something of a trick question.

Top 4 Exercises for a Strong Heart

Oct 2, 2018

Top 4 Exercises for a Strong Heart

Courtesy of The Health Site - Wondering what kind of exercises you can do to keep your heart health in check? You don't need expensive gym memberships or equipment.

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.