Heart-Healthy Diet: 8 Steps To Prevent Heart Disease

February is American Heart Month. When it comes to eating a heart healthy diet, controlling portion size, increasing servings of fruits and vegetables, and choosing more whole grains are so important. Here, Mayo Clinic offers 8 steps to get started in the right direction. Although you might know that eating certain foods can increase your …

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Is Taking Aspirin Good For Your Heart?

Is taking aspirin good for your heart? If a loved one has had a heart attack or stroke, taking low dose aspirin is beneficial. But for those who don’t have heart disease, the answer may surprise you. This article from Johns Hopkins Medicine takes a look. “If you’ve had a heart attack or stroke, there’s …

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Heart Health And Aging: How The Heart Changes With Age

February is American Heart Month. Here’s a look at how the heart changes with age, signs of heart disease, and preventative measures to keep the heart healthy from the National Institute on Aging. Elena’s Story. Elena keeps an eye on her husband Frank to make sure he is taking care of his heart. But, she …

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