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Go Red for Heart Health

Did you know that heart disease is the #1 killer among women? At our Mercy Housing Northwest communities, 63% of the residents we serve are women. 183 more words

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Simple Steps to be a Heart Healthy Family

Being heart healthy is not just an individual journey–it can be something that the whole family can be part of. Here are ways to make more time for the whole family  and be more heart healthy: 209 more words

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Healthy Substitutions For Heart Health

Often times, the reason why we crave certain food is not just because of the taste, but its texture as well.

Food textures play a big role in whether we like or dislike certain foods, especially with the food that we crave. 212 more words

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Learning The Signs Of Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac arrest is the abrupt loss of heart function in a person, who may or may not has diagnosed heart disease. The time and mode of death are unexpected. 274 more words

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February Is Heart Health Month

February brings to mind: hearts and flowers, and hugs and kisses, and endless mushiness. Cute and necessary I think, but ideally it’s how we should live everyday, receiving and sharing love with those in our lives and those we have the opportunity to meet. 513 more words

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Staying Heart Healthy in Cold Weather

Southern California is experiencing a bit of a cold spell. But chilly weather should not be detrimental to have a heart-healthy lifestyle.

Here are some benefits to keeping an active lifestyle during colder weather. 149 more words

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What It Means To Live A Heart Healthy Life

By Julia Lott, MS RD LD, Fresh ‘N Fit Cuisine

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.  Fortunately, many of the factors that contribute to heart disease can be controlled, such as nutrition and exercise.  557 more words