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27 02, 2020

How Smoking Affects Heart Health

2020-03-15T15:21:58-06:00

Most of us know smoking is an unhealthy habit for our lungs, but it’s equally as detrimental to our heart health as well. Studies show smokers are four times more likely to die of heart disease and three times more likely to die from sudden cardiac death, according to the Heart Foundation. Kelli Bitner, Family [...]

How Smoking Affects Heart Health2020-03-15T15:21:58-06:00
20 02, 2020

Know Your Numbers: A Preventative Approach to Heart Health

2020-03-15T15:18:07-06:00

Do you know your numbers? We’re not talking about your emergency contact phone numbers or for the details of your personal budget. We’re talking about the numbers that determine your risk for heart disease, stroke and other heart-related conditions. Knowing your numbers for cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and Body Mass Index (BMI) are the [...]

Know Your Numbers: A Preventative Approach to Heart Health2020-03-15T15:18:07-06:00
13 02, 2020

A Healthy Heart Means a Happy Heart

2020-03-15T15:14:35-06:00

By Kristin Traverson  It’s a New Decade “Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it,” according to famous philosopher George Santayana. One hundred years ago, the leading cause of death was infectious disease. Medicine has evolved spectacularly over the years in order to treat diseases such as influenza, pneumonia, the common cold, [...]

A Healthy Heart Means a Happy Heart2020-03-15T15:14:35-06:00
6 02, 2020

How Heart Disease & Diabetes Go Hand in Hand

2020-03-15T15:09:40-06:00

By Kristin Traverson Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and diabetes is on the rise.  Most people may glaze over the correlation between the two, but it is an existent issue. These conditions can have an effect on one another, and not in your favor. Being proactive and learning about [...]

How Heart Disease & Diabetes Go Hand in Hand2020-03-15T15:09:40-06:00