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Tips for Taming Your Salt Habit

Tips for Taming Your Salt Habit

Say so long to excess sodium. Reduce your salt intake for a healthier heart.   Salt has long been used to flavor and preserve foods. Our bodies need sodium to function properly. However, too much salt can have a negative …

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Cholesterol and Your Heart Health

Cholesterol and Your Heart Health

Take care of your heart by watching your cholesterol levels. A healthy heart pumps blood through your body to keep every cell in your body functioning properly. Cholesterol can cause problems for your heart. Cholesterol is a waxy substance that …

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Staying Active as You Age

Staying Active as You Age

Staying active will keep you feeling young and keep your body in shape as you age. Getting older may be a time to slow down and smell the roses, but don’t rest on your laurels. This September, which is Healthy …

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Everyday Habits That Benefit Your Heart

Everyday Habits That Benefit Your Heart

February is the month for Cupid, valentines, and celebrating American Heart Month. There are many habits you can do every day to benefit your heart. Your heart is a large muscle that pumps blood through your body to all of …

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Aspirin Therapy for Your Heart

Aspirin Therapy for Your Heart

You’ve probably got aspirin in your medicine cabinet at home, but besides taking the sting out of a headache, did you know it can be beneficial for the heart as well? If your doctor recommends aspirin therapy, you may be …

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Stress and Your Heart

Stress and Your Heart

It’s impossible to completely avoid stress in today’s busy world. Stressful situations like a job interview or getting lost in a strange city can cause you to feel tense and on edge. The flight-or-fight reaction is meant to protect us …

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