Heart Health Articles

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Your Choices Matter
September 2018

A healthy diet and lifestyle, along with making smart healthcare decisions, can be a pathway to a healthier heart. Your family history can have some…

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Here’s to Your Healthy Heart!
August 2018

There is much you can do to help prevent heart disease and stroke. These tips can help: Keep your blood glucose under control. You can…

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Let’s Get Fit! Strengthen Your Heart in Just Minutes a Day
July 2018

Heart disease is America’s Number 1 killer. To improve overall heart health, the American Heart Association suggests: At least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity at least five…

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Understanding and Managing High Blood Pressure
August 2017

When your heart pumps blood, the blood pushes against the walls of your blood vessels. This creates blood pressure. You need blood pressure to move…

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Strengthen Your Heart - and Improve Your Life - in Just 30 Minutes per Day
January 2017

It is hard to imagine a single practice with more health benefits than regular physical activity. To get benefits, you don’t have to run a…

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