February 27: Heart Disease: An Unwanted Heirloom

January 27, 2021

You’ve got your father’s eyes, your grandmother’s laugh, but what about your uncle’s heart disease? While many inherited traits are good, others – like heart disease – aren’t. It’s important to know how your family’s history with heart disease can affect your own heart health.

February 26: Five Surprising Ways to Boost Your Heart Health

February 26, 2021

You probably know that healthy eating and regular physical activity are critically important to maintaining good heart health. But there are a number of other things you can do to give your heart an extra boost that might surprise you.

February 24: Heart Health at Any Age

February 24, 2021

Check out these pointers on what to remember as each decade comes and goes, as well as some things to keep in mind at every day at every age.

February 23: Got Kids? Give ‘Em Heart!

February 23, 2021

As a parent, there are a number of great reasons to get your kids to think of their health as a priority. And there are a number of great ways to help them do that, including regular physical activity.

February 22: We Heart Dessert

February 22, 2021

How many of us want to beat a hasty path to the freezer for a few scoops of ice cream after dinner? While it’s nice to treat yourself from time to time, it’s important to keep the decadent desserts as a special treat, rather than an every-night occurrence.

February 21: Sleeping Beauty

February 21, 2021

Consistently getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most beneficial things you can do for the health of your mind and body. And it’s particularly important for your heart.

February 19: It Does That? Fun Facts About Your Hard-Working Heart

February 19, 2021

Your heart is one hard-working muscle – a fascinating, giant pump that’s working every second of every minute of every day. It’s working hard for you, so let these fun facts about your heart inspire you to work a little harder to keep it healthy.

February 17: How Weight Weighs on Your Heart

February 17, 2021

Many of us have made New Years resolutions to lose weight, eat healthier and exercise. When we don’t always follow through, it’s not because we don’t want to be healthier. More often, life just gets in the way.

February 16: Heart Health Starts at Home

February 16, 2021

After a long day, it’s easy to put your feet up and grab the remote. This may help you unwind, but it won’t do your heart any favors. In fact, if you’re like most Americans, it’s enhancing an already sedentary lifestyle, which can increase your risk for several health problems, including heart disease.

February 12: A Happy Heart is a Healthy Heart

February 12, 2021

You’ve heard the phrase, “Laughter is the best medicine,” right? There might be more truth to it than you think. Not only is laughter free, but research shows that laughing can strengthen your immune system, boost your energy, alleviate pain and protect you from the damaging effects of stress.

February 11: Is it a sign?

February 11, 2021

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), equating to approximately one in four male deaths and one in five female deaths. One of the ways to help change that statistic is by staying on top of the warning signs of heart disease so that it can be caught early.

February 10: More Numbers and a Major Risk Factor to Know

February 10, 2021

When it comes to heart health, you might hear your provider talk about your “numbers” – specifics about your health that play an important role in your heart health and determining your risk for heart disease.

February 6: Know Your Numbers

February 06, 2021

One step in taking an active role in your health to help ensure a healthy life is by knowing specific numbers that play an important role for your heart.

February 1: Welcome to 28 Days of Heart Health

February 01, 2021

Each February, we mark American Heart Month – a great opportunity to focus on heart health and essential role it plays in your overall well-being, today and every day. In fact, maintaining good heart health can help you add years to your life so you can enjoy many more days to come. So, welcome to the 28 Days of Heart Health.