How to slow down on the salt

The average American diet consists of approximately 3,400 mg of sodium, which is more than 1,000 mg over the high end of the Food and Drug...
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A happy ending for the Her Heart Challenge

Back in September, we introduced you to the brave group of women who would pioneer the Parkview Heart Institute’s new Her Heart Challenge program....
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Heart healthy habits: a good idea for any age

February is National Heart Month, and although anyone at any age can be affected by heart disease, it isn't something many young women think about....
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Heart attack: What are the signs?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every year about 750,000 Americans suffer a heart attack, meaning the blood supply to...
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5 hurdles to a major lifestyle change (and how to...

When we commit to a significant well-being overhaul – whether we’re striving to improve a mental or physical lifestyle factor – we know we’re signing...
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Cooking up a solution to high cholesterol

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s estimated that more than 102 million American adults (20 years or older) have...
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Bonding marks the official start of the Her Heart...

Back in April we extended an invitation for women to apply to be a part of the Parkview Heart Institute’s inaugural Her Heart Challenge program. We...
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Genetic testing and its role in prevention

While your risk for hereditary heart disease is less common than that which develops from your physical and dietary habits, the threat is still worth...
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Heart screenings for prevention

We often focus on the negative side of winter – the treacherous snow showers, bone-chilling temperatures and feeling stuck inside. But, as Mark...
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Heart attacks and gender

American Heart Month is an excellent reminder to brush up on the facts about cardiovascular disease and make sure you know the risks, but, as we...
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