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7 Things Pediatrics Can Teach Us About Aging Well

Jul 21, 2017

7 Things Pediatrics Can Teach Us About Aging Well

Courtesy of Next Avenue - Aging is a process that begins on the day we are born — toddlers’ seemingly overnight transformations into teens should serve as proof enough of this.

Health: Never Skip Breakfast

Jul 21, 2017

Health: Never Skip Breakfast

Courtesy of The Washington Times - Did you eat breakfast today? Or are you one of the estimated 31 million Americans who skip breakfast because you don’t feel hungry, are “too busy,” or just don’t want to eat that meal?

Heart Failure Risk May Be Affected By Weight Gain

Jul 21, 2017

Heart Failure Risk May Be Affected By Weight Gain

Courtesy of Medical News Today - Any weight gain may affect heart function in time, altering the muscle's structure and potentially leading to damaging outcomes.

The Big 7 For Heart Health

Jul 19, 2017

The Big 7 For Heart Health

Courtesy of To Your Health - Simple lifestyle choices can make a world of difference in keeping your heart (and thus you) healthy for a lifetime.

Dancing Your Way To Better Health

Jul 19, 2017

Dancing Your Way To Better Health

Courtesy of The Spectrum - Dance can be graceful and slow, just swaying to the music. Or dance can be rhythmic and fast like a full body workout.

29 Super Fruits You Should Be Eating Right Now

Jul 18, 2017

29 Super Fruits You Should Be Eating Right Now

Courtesy of Smart Cooky - What are super fruits and why must we acknowledge their presence?

How Your Heart Health Affects Your Emotions

Jul 15, 2017

How Your Heart Health Affects Your Emotions

Courtesy of Bel Marra Health - Although it primarily affects the health of your heart, a new study suggests that those suffering from heart disease can experience more anxiety and negative feelings.

All Those Late Nights At The Office Might Be Taking A Big Toll On Your Heart

Jul 14, 2017

All Those Late Nights At The Office Might Be Taking A Big Toll On Your Heart

Courtesy of Health - Need a reason to dial back the long hours? Lots of overtime is associated with an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, a new study shows.

Low Doses Of Radiation Could Harm Cardiovascular Health, Study Suggests

Jul 13, 2017

Low Doses Of Radiation Could Harm Cardiovascular Health, Study Suggests

Courtesy of Medical Express - Ionizing radiation, such as x-rays, has a harmful effect on the cardiovascular system even at doses equivalent to recurrent CT imaging, a new study published in the International Journal of Radiation Biology suggests.

A Well-Balanced Diet Is The Key To Balanced Potassium Levels

Jul 11, 2017

A Well-Balanced Diet Is The Key To Balanced Potassium Levels

Courtesy of Reno Gazette-Journal - Working to carry crucial signals to heart, nerve and muscle cells, potassium plays a key role in overall health and function.

Panel Backs Heart Counseling For Some Healthy People

Jul 11, 2017

Panel Backs Heart Counseling For Some Healthy People

Courtesy of WHTC - Healthy individuals might still benefit from behavioral counseling to promote a better diet and more physical activity, according to advice for doctors and patients from a panel of U.S. government-backed experts.

Five Keys To Women's Heart Health

Jul 10, 2017

Five Keys To Women's Heart Health

Courtesy of Northwell Health - For women, the symptoms of a heart attack and heart disease go beyond chest pain. Follow these tips for better heart health.

Exercise Is Key To Heart Health

Jul 10, 2017

Exercise Is Key To Heart Health

Courtesy of The Progress News - When it comes to heart health, there are many issues to consider. Many people worry about their weight, their cholesterol, their blood pressure or even their stress level.

4 Unexpected Ways Summer Heat Is Throwing Your Body Out Of Whack  

Jul 4, 2017

4 Unexpected Ways Summer Heat Is Throwing Your Body Out Of Whack  

Courtesy of Health - A snuffed nose, sleep issues, a pounding heart—when temperatures rise, your system reacts in some surprising ways. Here's how to stay healthy in hot weather.

BN Doctors’ Lounge With Dr. Folasade Alli: Keeping Your Child’s Heart Healthy

Jul 4, 2017

BN Doctors’ Lounge With Dr. Folasade Alli: Keeping Your Child’s Heart Healthy

Courtesy of Bella Naija - Many love to believe that our youngsters (adolescents and teenagers) are mostly prone to diseases such as chicken pox and malaria, and not the ‘adult’ diseases such as cardiovascular disease.

Understanding The Highs And Lows Of Your Blood Pressure Reading

Jul 3, 2017

Understanding The Highs And Lows Of Your Blood Pressure Reading

Courtesy of Las Vegas Sun - Blood pressure is a key indicator of how well the cardiovascular system is functioning and can signal many diseases and conditions.

Water Does A Heart Good

Jul 2, 2017

Water Does A Heart Good

Courtesy of Observer - Conjure up a relaxing scene, and there is a good chance that scene involves waves breaking on the beach, a quiet stream deep in the woods, or the sun setting over one of our lakes.

Stocking A Heart-Friendly Kitchen

Jun 29, 2017

Stocking A Heart-Friendly Kitchen

Courtesy of The Osage County Herald-Chronicle Online - The kitchen table is where heart health begins. Stocking a heart-friendly kitchen is the key to heart health.

5 Sneaky Heart Health Problems That Occur Around The Holidays

Jun 28, 2017

5 Sneaky Heart Health Problems That Occur Around The Holidays

Courtesy of Woman's Day - Heart attacks and strokes spike around the holidays. Here's how to stay healthy.

5 Life-Saving Tips All Women Need To Know About Heart Health

Jun 28, 2017

5 Life-Saving Tips All Women Need To Know About Heart Health

Courtesy of Woman's Day - Learn the signs of heart disease, chest pain, and deadly attacks, so you can protect yourself.