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Walk Your Way to Improved Health

Walking as a form of exercise has been shown to have numerous benefits to one’s overall health. Walking is also free, can be done any time and anywhere, needs...

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Your Pet Can Be Good for Your Heart

Pets give us unconditional love and a host of health benefits, including reduced stress levels and lower blood pressure.

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How to Manage Adult Bicuspid Aortic Valve

Bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) disease is a simple, yet common congenital (born with) heart defect affecting nearly 2 percent of the population or 1 in 50 people. Here are some common questions congenital...

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Are Your Child’s Behaviors Putting His Heart at Risk?

About 32% of U.S. children ages 2 to 19 are overweight or obese , a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). While adults are more likely to have CVD and other chronic...

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History of Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. But progress is being made, and the more we learn, the harder we can fight back.

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8 Heart-Healthy, Low-Cost Stress Reducers

Stress is a normal part of life, so it’s important to learn to manage it in healthy ways. Carrying too much stress around is hard on your heart, immune...

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How to Keep Your Heart Healthy During Mardi Gras

For patients with heart disease or high blood pressure, excessive food and alcohol consumption during Mardi Gras season can lead to problems. Here are some tips to stay heart healthy...

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5 Surprising Heart-Healthy Foods

Find out if one of your guilty pleasure foods can actually fit into a heart-healthy diet.

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