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tag: American heart month

Diabetes and Your Heart (infographic)

Did you know that two out of three people with diabetes actually die from heart disease or stroke? Fortunately, there are steps you can take to lower that risk. Studies show that people with diabetes …

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Lower Your Stroke Risk with Citrus

Eating lots of citrus fruits may lower the risk of ischemic stroke by as much as 19 percent in women, according to a new study. Ischemic stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain becomes blocked. …

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New Heart for Man with Heart of Gold

When he lost his wife following a car crash, Gregory Welsh gave the gift of life to others by donating her organs. Fifteen years later, the 47 year old father received a donor heart transplant to prol…

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Tips for a Healthier Heart

As thoughts turn to Valentine's Day, perhaps we should pay more attention to our hearts -- not only romantically, but physically -- and give them a little TLC. Heart disease, including stroke, is t…

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Meet America’s Number One Killer

Will be you be a victim of America’s number one killer? February is American Heart Month In addition to being America’s number one killer, cardiovascular disease is also a major cause of disab…

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