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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