Posts Categorized: Heart Health

Be good to your heart

It’s American Heart Month, and when we think about “getting healthy” in the new year, a prime concern should be taking care of your heart. Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure, is the No. 1 killer of women and men in the United States, according to a 2014 report from…
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Breathe easy – learn more about COPD

Breathing is essential to life. Which is why it is important to be aware of COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.  November is COPD Awareness Month, and Kentucky bears a particularly high burden with the disease, with the highest adult prevalence rate in the country. More than 9 percent of the state’s adult population is…
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Have another cup of coffee!

Today is National Coffee Day! The advantages of coffee have long been researched. As you appreciate your cup of joe, delight in these added benefits: A study presented in April 2014 at the annual meeting of the American Association of Cancer Researchers, suggested that people who drank at least a cup of coffee a day…
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Keeping your heart healthy

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, but heart disease is preventable and controllable. Heart disease is a major problem. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Heart Association, approximately 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States each year —…
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