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Even if heart health isn’t your top concern in the new year, you can’t go wrong staying on top of your cardiovascular wellbeing. Sadly, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). And a recent study found that 40% of adults between the ages of 50 and…

As we prepare for this holiday season, with an extra dose of joy and elation, please keep in mind what overindulgence can do to your heart health, even in a relatively short period of time. You shouldn’t be surprised to learn that during the holiday season, when we not only tend to overindulge the most…

Unfortunately, despite a considerable increase in organ donations during the current pandemic the need for donor organs still far outpaces donations.  All too many patients continue to wait for a life-saving organ transplant. Currently more than 106,000 men, women and children sit on the transplant waiting list in the US.  And there are countless more…

For the last several decades aging has been recognized as one of the primary contributing factors of cardiovascular disease, but young adults can have any number of contributing risk factors as well.  Young adults are increasingly being diagnosed with hypertension: Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is one of the biggest risk factors for cardiovascular disease….

Veterans Day is this Thursday November 11th, 2021. Originally celebrated as Armistice Day, which was first celebrated on November 11, 1919, by President Woodrow Wilson a year after the end of World War I.  It is a day to observe and thank all those who have served in the US military.  It is a day…

November has arrived, and along with the changing leaves, colder weather, and the holiday season, it’s also Diabetes Awareness Month. Throughout November in particular it is important to bring attention to the challenges with diabetes care, prevention, and support for yourself and/or a loved one. You may not know it but there is a strong…

We have all been working extremely hard to deal with the significant effects of the pandemic for many months now and it appears as if many may have ignored their heart health as a result. Unfortunately, all too many of us have put off health care in general because it has not been convenient or…

Beginning in 1992, World Mental Health Day takes place each October. This year it comes at a time when our daily lives continue to be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and mental health challenges continue to be significant. The pandemic has affected nearly everyone, regardless of age.  It has had significant impact physically for millions through infection, illness,…

Many of us already know of and take part in the many benefits of walking and how it can protect and strengthen our hearts, assist in weight-loss, and improve our overall physical and mental health.  What you may not know is by simply enhancing your walking habits you can bring even greater impact to your…

Each winter hospitals see an increase in the number of patients with heart attack symptoms as compared to the rest of the year. Starting in November and lasting until April, the number of patients with heart problems can be overwhelming for hospital emergency rooms. Research shows there is a 50 percent increase in heart attacks…

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