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The Woman Who Should've Been Fully Aware Of Her Heart-Health Risk ... But Had To Be Scared Straight

Nancy Brown | Posted 10.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

During American Heart Month, I had the pleasure of hosting a group of amazing women at the Red Dress Awards luncheon. Knowing that each of these peopl...

Go Red For Women: What More Can We Do?

Holly Thomas | Posted 02.03.2017 | Impact
Holly Thomas

The fight can't end there, because heart disease will not stop, until we stop it. We must do more than simply wear red. We must make individual changes and be a champion for change in others.

Make This Labor Day Weekend a Time to Relax, Renew and Recharge

Nancy Brown | Posted 10.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

As we head into the Labor Day weekend, many Americans are looking forward to some well-deserved time off and relaxation. From a health standpoint, nothing could be better, especially if you're one of those people who make a habit of burning the candle at both ends.

Flip for Big Ideas Like Heart Health

Larry King | Posted 09.22.2013 | Impact
Larry King

The mission of the Larry King Cardiac Foundation is to save hearts. Flipboard is a powerful platform that makes it simple and fun for us to highlight visually-compelling articles on how to lead a heart healthy life.

Heart-Healthy Avocado Salad

Plated | Posted 09.17.2013 | Taste

This fresh salad recipe is the perfect blend of light vegetables and heart-healthy fats.

3 Easy Ways To Protect Your Heart

Posted 07.18.2013 | OWN

Follow these steps to keep your ticker ticking. By Dr. Mehmet Oz Load Up on Magnesium Nearly half of Americans don't get their daily requiremen...

The Top 3 Diets For A Healthy Heart

Next Avenue | Posted 04.05.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan It's not so much the specific foods, but your overall eating pattern. Which plan is right for you? ...

Which Red Foods Are Good For Your Heart?

U.S. News And World Report | Posted 02.14.2013 | Fifty

It's time again for the ultimate red month--February, known as American Heart Month, National Cherry Month, and for Valentine's Day. It's the perfect ...

Your Sweet Heart: A Survivor's Story

Tracey Conway | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Tracey Conway

Nothing is more important than cherishing and understanding the amazing organ that is your heart. Honor it, pamper it, and lovingly protect it. Make this Valentine's Day a special one for your sweet heart. The one inside your chest.

Why I Go Red for Women

Lidia Morales | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Lidia Morales

Five years later, and after overcoming the mental hurdles that often come with being a heart disease survivor, I am more accepting of what happened to me. Instead of focusing on what I might do wrong, I now focus on what is right about my life after heart disease.

Healthy Living for a Healthy Heart

Diana Le Dean | Posted 04.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Diana Le Dean

By all means, pay attention when the CDC says your heart is the key to your health today and tomorrow. But don't forget that heart health is the foundation of your emotional wellness, because what you feel in the body, mind and heart all flows together.

HDL and Sudden Death: The Heart Has Its Reasons

Jay Neugeboren | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Jay Neugeboren

A year later, when my friend and I had a happy reunion in California, and I was, again, expressing my thanks to him, he smiled. "Let's face it," he said, "you and I wouldn't be sitting here today if you hadn't gone to high school with the right guys."

A Litigator's Decision to Not Sue His Heart Surgeon

Andrew S. Doctoroff | Posted 06.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Andrew S. Doctoroff

Some hospitals embrace the type of constructive conversation in which my surgeon and I engaged, but most do not. Perhaps experiences like mine present an opportunity for the medical community.

7 Heart-Healthy Behaviors That Could Help You Live Longer

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 03.20.2012 | Healthy Living

Despite the fact that we are all generally aware of heart-healthy behaviors -- things like not smoking, eating well and exercising -- just a little mo...

Heart Health Month: 'I Go Red For All Of The Women In My Family'

Shermane Winters-Wofford | Posted 04.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Shermane Winters-Wofford

At first, I thought it was first-date jitters. I was a young, single mom at a nice restaurant with a guy I really liked. I was both excited and anxious, and I got a new outfit and got my hair done. But while we waited for our table, my excitement turned into something more.

Heart Health Month: 8 Surprising Heart Facts We Learned Over The Last Year

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 02.06.2012 | Healthy Living

Every February, organizations like the American Heart Association, the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute and the CDC team up for American Heart ...

Day Two: Heart Matters -- To Sit or Not to Sit?

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.03.2012 | Health News
Suzanne O'Malley

Finally, an issue in which Hamlet-like indecision may be a positive -- cardiac health and seemingly-contradictory studies on sitting down time.

13 Of The Healthiest Foods For Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 02.02.2012 | Healthy Living

President Barack Obama has officially proclaimed February to be American Heart Month, just as every president has done before him, dating back to a 19...

Eat These To Help Your Heart

Posted 12.30.2011 | Healthy Living

By Aviva Patz "Certain key foods can dramatically reduce your heart disease risk," says Dariush Mozaffarian, M.D., an associate professor of medici...

10 Rules For A Healthy Heart

Health | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Heart disease causes over 600,000 deaths every year in the U.S., with another 27 million Americans living with it every day. Fortunately, some simple ...

11 Heart Healthy Tips (PHOTOS) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

We know, you've heard all this heart-health stuff before: Get your cholesterol down. Take that Spinning class. Order the salmon. Yawn. But there are s...