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World Heart Day is September 29, 2017

By Cynthia A. Keely, BA, RRT, LRTR, Director, Quality and Systems Improvement, Get With The Guidelines, American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference This World Heart Day, we’re asking you to share how you power … Continue reading

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21st Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day set for May 28

The following is a press release from The Mature Market Resource Center (MMRC), organizer of National Senior Health & Fitness Day®. On Wednesday, May 28, over 100,000 older adults will participate in local health and wellness events at 1,000+ locations … Continue reading

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Cardiovascular health tips, resources for American Heart Month

Heart disease and stroke are the first and fourth leading causes of death in the United States, and heart disease is responsible for 1 of every 4 deaths in the country. In recognition of American Heart Month in February, the … Continue reading

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New Cardiovascular Risk, Management Guidelines Released

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA), in collaboration with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and other specialty societies, have released new guidelines on four cardiovascular health topics. Brief descriptions of the changes are … Continue reading

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Heart Healthy Exercise for the Homebound and Elderly

Over the last few weeks, the MyHHQI Blog has focused on managing cholesterol to reduce risk of heart attacks and strokes. Last week, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Karen Sandusky wrote about nutrition education. Today, we will talk about exercise that improves … Continue reading

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