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6 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

heart health

If you’re like a lot of people, you might take your heart for granted. Heart health is so important, though – after all, it’s what keeps our bodies going day after day! But it’s not necessarily noticeable unless something is wrong. That’s why each of us should take steps to improve or maintain heart health… Read more »

Avoiding Tobacco Use

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC), tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. As a result of aggressive tobacco prevention efforts over the past few decades, the number of children and teens who smoke has been dropping since the late 1990’s. However, there is still more work… Read more »

Chronic Disease Prevention

Chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, cancer, asthma and obesity are among the most common, costly and preventable of all health problems in the United States. The numbers are scary. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 7 out of 10 deaths among Americans each year are from chronic diseases, and treating people… Read more »