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Show Your Heart Some Love by Making Healthy Choices

By | February 27th, 2019|Prevention|

February is an ideal time to encourage our families, friends, and communities to be involved in heart health. With every heartbeat, blood is pumped through 60,000 miles of blood vessels, delivering important nutrition and oxygen to organs and tissues. Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, remains the leading global cause of death with more [...]

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New Strategies to Reduce NaCl Intake

By | April 26th, 2010|Prevention|

Last Wednesday, April 21, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a new report on high blood pressure entitled Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake in the United States.  The report was sponsored by the CDC, FDA, and  NIH. High blood pressure is one of the nation’s leading causes of death, responsible for roughly one in six [...]

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