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29 Days of Heart Health - A Happy Heart is a Healthy Heart

February 12, 2020

You’ve heard the phrase, “Laughter is the best medicine,” right? There might be more truth to it than you think. Not only is laughter free, but research shows that laughing can strengthen your immune system, boost your energy, alleviate pain and protect you from the damaging effects of stress.

29 Days of Heart Health - An Egg White a Day…

February 8, 2020

If you’re open to a change, utilizing just the whites of the egg every now and then can benefit your heart, particularly if cholesterol is a concern. Egg whites are low in calories, high in protein and have no cholesterol. This egg white omelet is a great way to give them a try.

29 Days of Heart Health - Know Your Numbers

February 6, 2020

One step in taking an active role in your health to help ensure a healthy life is by knowing specific numbers that play an important role for your heart.

29 Days of Heart Health - Heart Disease 101: Warning Signs for Women

February 4, 2020

As the number one killer of men and women in the U.S., you might think that gender doesn’t matter when it comes to heart disease. But it does. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one in 16 women age 20 and older have coronary heart disease, while only approximately half of women recognize that heart disease is women’s number one killer. Additionally, women can sometimes experience heart attack symptoms differently from men.

29 Days of Heart Health - 30 Minutes a Day Can Help Keep Heart Disease Away

February 2, 2020

Did you know that exercising as little as 30 minutes each day can improve your heart health and quality of life? It can even be simple activities that are easier to incorporate into your schedule, like taking your dog for a jog, tossing a ball with your kids, dancing with friends or walking.

Welcome to 29 Days of Heart Health

February 1, 2020

While leap year adds an extra day to the calendar, staying focused on maintaining good heart health can help add years to your life. Welcome to the 29 Days of Heart Health.