Tag: Heart Health

Man and woman speaking with primary care specialist. January 10, 2019

Making the heart care transition from pediatrics to adulthood

Young patients with congenital heart disease must learn to manage their condition as they become adults. Here’s what you need to know about making this important shift.

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Heart & Vascular Teens

Children staying active and playing jumprope in playground December 17, 2018

How otherwise healthy children can have very high cholesterol levels

Discover what parents should watch for, and how to detect and treat familial hypercholesterolemia (FH).

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Children Heart & Vascular

AFib September 6, 2018

Heart pounding at the sight of your crush? It might be AFib

Atrial fibrillation is heavily reported in the South. Here's what AFib is and what to do about it.

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Heart & Vascular

Group of people sitting around a table of food. A man in foreground fills a woman's water glass. August 24, 2018

Young drinkers beware: Binge drinking may cause stroke, heart risks

Young adults who binge drink often are risking higher blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar.

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Aging Well Heart & Vascular Prevention

Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Working Adults August 13, 2018

How to keep a healthy lifestyle despite working full time

Our jobs take so much of our time. How to build a healthy life around your work.

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Aging Well

Doctor going over valsartan prescription with patient. July 26, 2018

Valsartan recall: What you should know

Don't stop taking your medication until you have a replacement.

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Heart & Vascular Prevention

fruits-and-vegetables July 20, 2018

Top 10 reasons to eat more fruits and vegetables

Fruits and vegetables are nature's treats and make a great quick snack. That's just one of many reasons to enjoy them.

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Nutrition

national eat your veggies day June 15, 2018

June 17: National Eat Your Veggies Day

Treat this day as a challenge: Try a new veggie, or go vegetarian for today.

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Nutrition

heart attack in women April 12, 2018

What a woman heart attack survivor wants us to teach our daughters

It's crucial to listen to your body and understand how women's symptoms can be different than men's.

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Heart & Vascular Prevention Women's Health