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Roll Up Your Sleeves for Blood Pressure Control

In honor of National High Blood Pressure Education Month, we encourage you to measure, monitor, and maintain your blood pressure.

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5 Ways for Diabetics to Prevent Kidney Damage

Did you know uncontrolled diabetes is the leading causes of kidney disease? Learn five way you can prevent kidney damage, if you have diabetes.

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Ochsner Gives Cardiac Patient Second Chance Through Wearable “LifeVest”

Most people think of boating safety or swimming when referring to a "lifevest". But a fairly new device also called a LifeVest focuses on heart safety. As one local man...

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Do I Need a Second Opinion? 10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor

If you’re seeking a cardiology second opinion, here are 10 questions you should ask your doctor.

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Five Questions to Test Your Heart Knowledge

How well do you know your heart? Answer these five questions below to find out how much you know about your heart and how to take care of it.

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Find Out How Healthy Your Heart Is

Heart disease is the most common cause of death in the United States. Don't become a statistic by taking precautions to lower your risk of heart disease for a longer,...

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Bundle Up for Heart Health: Avoiding a Cold Weather Heart Attack

Now that winter is finally here, you may be taking precautions for pipes, plants and pets, but you should also be aware of increased risk to your heart!

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Budget-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions You Can Stick To

New Year's Resolutions that are great for your budget, and your waistline.

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