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5 Keys to a Healthy Heart

Did you know that your heart is made up almost entirely of muscle and it’s strong enough to lift approximately 3,000 pounds? Whoa! Talk about having heart; that’s one strong little organ! Every year your heart beats about 35 million times, and throughout the course of an average lifetime this small muscle will beat about 2.5 billion [...]

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A Life-Saving Combination

After serving as a military officer in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years, Dell McDonald felt pretty confident that he could handle almost anything. But, when he suffered a stroke one evening in April 2010, he had to rely on his wife, a team of paramedics, and the remarkable staff at St. Mark’s Hospital [...]

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Be Heart Smart, Especially All Of You Women Out There

Are you “heart smart?”  All right, well tell me which of the following are true and which are false. Most women in America die from cancer. Heart disease is mostly a man’s problem. Only older women have heart disease. You can help prevent heart disease.

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Heart Disease Overview

Heart disease is a broad term that encompasses several heart and cardiovascular diseases or conditions. These can include coronary artery disease, heart failure, arrhythmias, heart attacks, congenital heart disease, heart valve disease, cardiomyopathy, and cardiac arrest. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., so it’s important to be aware of these [...]

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