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Is Your Heart Working Too Hard?

Utahns take pride in healthy living. In comparison to other states, fewer people in Utah smoke, binge drink, are obese, or diagnosed with cancer or diabetes. Probably as a direct result of a more active lifestyle among adults, the Beehive State has the lowest rate of high blood pressure in the country. Also called hypertension, [...]

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Heart Happy

Maintaining our health is one of the major focuses in American households.  We watch and we worry about the many threats that may come our way.  And we know what we need to do to keep our health up.  We need to eat right.  Diet and Nutrition.  The unending story. And the story is no [...]

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How to Prevent Heart Attacks

Lowering your risk factors for heart attacks is the best way to prevent them. You can accomplish this by committing to a heart-healthy lifestyle, which includes: No smoking, or quitting if you do. Smokers are 2-4 times more likely to develop coronary heart disease, which can lead to heart attacks, than non-smokers. Those who smoke [...]

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