Heart Disease

Heart disease is all too common among both women and men. Protect your heart with careful medical attention plus healthy lifestyle choices.
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The Value of Stress Reduction in Fighting Heart Disease

Diet and exercise are not the only important factors to consider for your heart health.

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February is Dedicated to Heart Health

During American Heart Month, healthcare professionals can both teach and model disease prevention.

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5 Key Nutrients for Better Gut Health
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5 Key Nutrients for Better Gut Health

If you’ve been struggling to get your gut in check, or if you’re curious as to how to keep your digestive system happy so that your body stays healthy, these foods, vitamins, and daily habits should do the trick.

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How to Celebrate National Women’s Heart Health Week

The national event raises awareness of the importance of cardiovascular health.

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Do You Know the Symptoms of a Stroke?

Use this helpful infographic to learn what you need to know.

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What to Do During and After a Stroke

Get practical advice on what to do if you have a stroke and discover how to manage your recovery.

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A Miraculous Recovery in Hospice

After his stroke, he was not expected to live and was sent to hospice care. The story didn't end there.

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Stroke: How a Woman Helped Save Her Friend

Merry Jo Escher didn't feel good. Her quick-thinking friend recognized the symptoms and got help.

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What I Learned from Surviving a Stroke at 48

Her advice to stroke survivors—and everyone else, too.

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What You Need to Know about Your Blood Pressure
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Blood Pressure: What You Should Know

For National Blood Pressure Awareness Month we had a cardiologist answer all of your burning questions about one of the most important functions of the body. 

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