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Heart Disease: How Physical Therapy Can Help

March 7, 2022 — If you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease or are recovering from heart surgery, your doctor will most likely prescribe a program of cardiac rehabilitation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cardiac rehabilitation is an important program for anyone recovering from a heart attack, heart failure, or other heart problem that required... Read More

How Cardiac Rehabilitation Helps You Recover

August 4, 2021 — If you have a heart attack, heart failure, or other heart problem, cardiac rehabilitation is an important part of your recovery. Cardiac rehabilitation can help prevent another, perhaps more serious, heart attack and can help you build heart-healthy habits.   About 800,000 people in the United States have a heart attack every year, according to the Centers... Read More

Keeping Your Heart Healthy During COVID

February 8, 2021 — The month of February has been designated American Heart Month since 1964, when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed a proclamation. Every year, the American Heart Association (AHA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other groups promote the importance of heart-healthy activities and diets. But this year, health officials are worried that the COVID-19... Read More

Time to Join the Great American Smokeout

November 9, 2020 — Someday, when you look back on the year 2020, you will most likely remember it negatively as the year of COVID-19. But if you’re a smoker, you have a great opportunity to remember the year in a much better light – by finally quitting smoking. In fact, the risk of getting COVID-19 might be even... Read More

Get a Flu Shot, Protect Your Heart

September 10, 2020 — Flu season is almost upon us. This year, because of the coronavirus, getting a flu vaccination is even more important than in other years. Hospitals are concerned about a flood of both coronavirus patients and flu patients. That could strain staff and resources even more than earlier in the pandemic. If you are age 50... Read More

What’s the Truth about Cholesterol?

February 7, 2019 —   February is American Heart Month and when we talk about heart health, cholesterol is almost always on the agenda. And yet, despite all the research done on the subject there’s still controversy over its effect on heart disease. We’ve all heard that cholesterol is bad for us. But beyond that, there are a lot... Read More