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Join The Fight Against Heart Disease

By Lauren Pino, congenital heart defect survivor. At the age of 24, I was diagnosed with an enlarged heart due to an undiagnosed and untreated congenital heart defect. The heart murmur I had since I was young turned out to be much more than I ever thought. Just one month before my wedding, I underwent

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4 Date Night Ideas For A Healthy Relationship

Are you stuck in a rut with your significant other? Sometimes we get so comfortable with each other, we forget to get active! Between work, friends, family, kids and your own personal hobbies, finding time to have date nights become more of a challenge. It’s easier than you think to incorporate activity into your date

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Don’t Take A Vacation From Your Health

It’s summer time which means it’s time for vacation! Whether you’re relaxing on the beach or adventuring in the mountains, vacations can be wonderful for our mental health.  While you’re taking care of your mind, don’t forget to take care of your body too. Vacations can tempt the best of us with unhealthy meals, especially

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5 No-Heat Recipes For Summer

Too hot to cook? We totally get it! Luckily, fruits and veggies are just as good cold as they are warm. There are plenty of ways to get your favorite flavors without turning on the oven, grill, or stove. Try these no-heat healthy recipes that are sure to make your mouth water! This Simple Persian Salad features

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Be Heart Smart This Summer

Summer can bring many happy memories – family vacations, summer camp and days at the beach.  No matter what your summer traditions include, be sure to keep in mind your heart and brain health throughout the longer daylight hours. Even though heart disease and stroke remain the No. 1 and No. 5 health threats in

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Grill Healthy For The 4th Of July

The 4th of July is the perfect time to show off your grilling skills. A good BBQ doesn’t need a table full of chips, salty meats, or sugary desserts to be delicious. Healthier options are available and are just as yummy – and it’s easy to incorporate more fruits and veggies during the summer when

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Protect Your Heart In The Heat

With the weather temps spiking, be sure to protect your heart in the heat. High temperatures can be hard on the heart and can put you at risk for suffering heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Doctors recommend using good judgment when it comes to activities outside in the heat and to stay hydrated. During hot

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June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

When you think of summer, you can’t help but dream about days at the beach, hikes in the mountains, or BBQ’s with fresh fruits and veggies. June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month and the American Heart Association is encouraging Americans to add color to their meals throughout the month as part of their

hidden A Healthy Heart For Dad Is The Greatest Gift

A Healthy Heart For Dad Is The Greatest Gift

What’s a great gift for Dad that comes neatly packaged, has a cool beat and looks great in red? A healthy heart! Give your dad the best gift of all by joining him in living a heart healthy lifestyle. Healthy lifestyles can help prevent heart disease and stroke, and help Dad and the whole family