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Prevent a Heart Attack — 3 Practical Pointers

Did you know that drinking water and taking aspirin at the right time of day can actually save you from a heart attack?

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Protect Your Heart — Take our 5-Minute Cholesterol Test

What is the most important number in your cholesterol test? What foods are the worst for cholesterol levels? Why are high triglycerides so bad for your heart? Being able to answer these questions could save your life. High cholesterol is one of the major risk factors leading to heart disease, heart attack and stroke. And, as your blood cholesterol rises, so does your risk of coronary heart disease. That’s why physicians tell us to know our numbers!We’re featuring two simple quizzes from WebMd th...

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Test Your Blood Pressure IQ: What Do You Really Know about Hypertension?

Does stress cause high blood pressure? Is cutting down on salt the best way to reduce high blood pressure? Should you avoid exercise if your blood pressure is high? High blood pressure — also known as hypertension — has been one of the biggest health concerns for Americans for decades, yet far too many people lack essential knowledge about their blood pressure, and they have dangerous misconceptions. In this post, we’ll test your blood pressure IQ.Take these two five minute tests: click here for...

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4 Myths about Your Heart

Should we drink two glasses of red wine for our heart’s sake? What should you do if a friend complains of chest pain? Can depression really impact your heart health? Knowing how your heart works will not only improve your quality of life, it can save other peoples’ lives. In this post, we’ll help you separate fact from fiction by addressing four myths about heart health. Then, we’ll show you a great quiz to test your heart knowledge.1. To reduce the risk of heart disease, non-drinkers should beg...

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Heart Burn or Heart Attack? 5 Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Chest pain isn’t the only sign of a heart attack. Your body presents many warning signals that could be a heart attack or could be other health problems. Knowing how to read these signs could save your life. In this post, we’ll show you five of the most important heart-related symptoms.1. Pinched Nerve or Heart Attack? Sometimes tingling down one or both arms or legs means you’ve got a pinched nerve or arthritis in your neck. But tingling in your extremities could also signal a heart attack — an...

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Five Heart-Attack Fighting Meals…from Rachael Ray

Heart-healthy doesn’t mean tasteless.  Last month, we dispatched our food team to find flavorful recipes that are both low in cholesterol and calories.  We found a treasure trove of heart-friendly recipes by Rachael Ray.  From Crunch Berry Pancakes to White Chocolate Banana Cream Pie (YES!), we’re happy to introduce you to five Rachael-endorsed recipes that are all less than 500 calories per serving.

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