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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!


A Child's Heart Health Begins with Their Parents

Feb 4, 2019

A Child's Heart Health Begins with Their Parents

Courtesy of Florida Today - As a parent or care giver you can easily help your child develop healthy eating habits and lifestyle choices.

Three Things to Eat for Better Heart Health

Feb 4, 2019

Three Things to Eat for Better Heart Health

Courtesy of Project Angel Heart - Heart disease has a huge impact on Americans. Nearly half of us are at risk for heart disease, and one in every four deaths is caused by it—making heart disease the leading cause of death in the United States.

Know Your Heart Disease Symptoms and Risk Factors

Feb 4, 2019

Know Your Heart Disease Symptoms and Risk Factors

Courtesy of CBS News - Mika Leah has always lived a healthy lifestyle, but eight years ago, the young mother's life quickly changed when she had serious heart trouble.

DASH Your Way to Heart Health

Feb 4, 2019

DASH Your Way to Heart Health

Courtesy of Illinois State University News - Fundamentally speaking, your heart is a muscle. Its main function is to pump blood to your body, which ultimately keeps you alive.

6 Ways to Avoid Heart Disease

Feb 4, 2019

6 Ways to Avoid Heart Disease

Courtesy of Hackensack Meridian Health - You know how important your heart is. Are you treating it with the care it deserves?

Exposure Prevention and Heart Health during Cold Weather

Feb 3, 2019

Exposure Prevention and Heart Health during Cold Weather

Courtesy of Mercy Health - During extreme cold temperatures, it is important to limit your time outside. If venturing outside or traveling is essential, we recommend the following tips to help you prepare.

Heart Healthy Lifestyle

Feb 2, 2019

Heart Healthy Lifestyle

Courtesy of Trinity Health - Find what you enjoy doing best.

Top 10 Child Heart Health Tips

Feb 1, 2019

Top 10 Child Heart Health Tips

Courtesy of Everyday Health - Protecting heart health starts in childhood. Learn about the steps your children can take today to reduce their risk for heart disease in the future.

How to Prevent Heart Disease at Any Age

Feb 1, 2019

How to Prevent Heart Disease at Any Age

Courtesy of The University of Vermont Medical Center - Preventing heart disease means making smart choices now that will pay off for the rest of your life.

Celebrate Heart Health Month

Feb 1, 2019

Celebrate Heart Health Month

Courtesy of Action for Healthy Kids - During this special month, help kids and adults understand the importance of a healthy heart and actions they can take to live a heart healthy life.

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.