• Learn the facts about digital devices and find out if they are keeping you awake at night

    Learn the facts about digital devices and find out if they are keeping you awake at night

    Our cell phones, tablets, computers and other electronic gadgets have become such a huge part of our daily lives that it’s often hard to put them down—even at bedtime. Keeping your phone on your nightstand may not seem like a big deal, but technology affects your sleep in more ways than you realize. Whether you’re

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  • If you choose to drink, have only a moderate amount.

    If you choose to drink, have only a moderate amount.

      If you choose to drink, have only a moderate (limited) amount. This means: No more than 1 drink a day for women No more than 2 drinks a day for men Different types of beer, wine, and liquor have different amounts of alcohol. In general, 1 drink is equal to a: Bottle of beer (12

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  • Benefits of Taking an Aspirin Every Day

    Benefits of Taking an Aspirin Every Day

      Taking aspirin every day can lower your risk for heart attack, stroke, and colorectal cancer. For most people, aspirin is safe. But it’s not right for everyone. Ask your doctor about taking aspirin every day if you are age 50 to 59 and you have any of these heart disease risk factors: Smoking High

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  • Be heart-healthy on Valentine’s day

    Be heart-healthy on Valentine’s day

    Make A Date With Your Heart! February is American Heart Month, and Valentine’s Day is a great time to start taking steps to be heart-healthy. Prevent and control high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes. Avoid smoking and secondhand smoke. Limit alcohol use. Maintain a healthy weight. Be active. Eat healthy.   Be food-conscious. Consider

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  • American Heart Month

    American Heart Month

    The perfect gift this Valentine’s Day is the gift of heart health. Along with Valentine’s Day, February marks American Heart Month, a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle and make small changes that can lead to a lifetime of heart health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women.

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