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Know Your Risk Status

So I’ve been kind of MIA lately because I’m studying for my grad program’s comprehensive exam.  A little stressful but that means I’m THAT much closer to graduation!   660 more words


#1 Killer

Unfortunately heart disease is the #1 killer for men and women in America, and not all know that heart disease is a disease of inflammation. Inflammation can come from many risk factors but have similar detrimental results on cardio health, and therefore health overall. 912 more words



CVD is one of the leading causes of death in both men and women in the united states. CVD kills about 600,000 people a year. 987 more words

Reducing Heart Disease Risk is Simple. So Why Don't More Women do it?

Want to live longer? There’s really no substitute for exercise. According to the latest research published in American Heart Association journal Circulation, it only takes a few times a week to make a difference. 663 more words

Liz Seegert

Can just 10 minutes a day can benefit heart health?

Guest Blog by Dr Mike Knapton, Associate Medical Director at the British Heart Foundation.

This February the British Heart Foundation (BHF) is urging people to take just 10 minutes a day during Heart Month to help cut their risk of heart attack and stroke. 636 more words

Look after your own heart this Valentine’s Day

February, and particularly Valentine’s Day, is the time of year we spend the most time thinking about the hearts of our loved ones as shop shelves are filled with heart-based merchandise. 1,262 more words