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Easy ways to reduce sodium, improve cardiovascular health

As American Heart Month 2014 draws to a close, we’d like to share some tips from Quality Insights of Pennsylvania (the Pennsylvania Quality Improvement Organization) on reducing sodium to improve cardiovascular health. We all know that reducing sodium is an … 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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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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