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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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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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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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