Tag Archives: hypertension

New Year’s Resolutions & Your Heart

by Misty Kevech, RN Project Coordinator, HHQI A little over a month ago, many people made New Year’s resolutions such as losing weight, exercising more, and trying to quit smoking. Have you started down the slippery slope of forgetting or … Continue reading

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May is Stroke Awareness Month

by Crystal Welch, MSN, HHQI RN Project Coordinator A stroke is serious, just like a heart attack. According to NIH Senior Health, stoke occurs in all age groups but nearly three-quarter of all strokes occur in people over the age … Continue reading

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Have a Happy Heart Health Month!

by Crystal Welch, MSN, HHQI RN Project Coordinator Have you ever heard people discuss what it felt like when they experienced a heart attack? We’ve often heard of people describing the feeling of an elephant sitting on their chest. For … Continue reading

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Keep Your Heart Healthy. The Pain You Feel May Not Be Cupid’s Arrow!

Guest post by Ellisa Lee BS, RN, EMT, Training Director, Prestige Medical Solutions February is Heart Health Month. With Valentine’s Day coming, the heart we may be thinking of may not be the most important one. Besides being thought of … Continue reading

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Hypertension & Home Health Patients

By Jerry Penso, MD, MBA, President of American Medical Group Foundation and Chief Medical and Quality Officer of American Medical Group Association In observation of National High Blood Pressure Education Month (May) Statistics show that one in three Americans – … Continue reading

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What’s the Dish on DASH?

Maintaining healthy eating habits can seem especially challenging during the holidays, but it can be easy to stay on track with the DASH Diet on Thanksgiving.  DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, and it’s a lifelong approach to … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Partnering to Achieve Blood Pressure Control for the Nation

This upcoming educational opportunity from Million Hearts® complements HHQI’s recently released Cardiovascular Health Part 1 Best Practice Intervention Package on aspirin therapy and blood pressure control. Be sure to share this webinar with your community providers so all can benefit … Continue reading

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