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Biofeedback devices increase body awareness while improving health

Athletes and health enthusiasts have been tracking their health data for years, but now health-monitoring devices are becoming more accessible for everyday people including seniors. Biofeedback is a treatment technique in which individuals are trained to improve their health by using information gathered from their own bodies. Read More
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Aspirin for Curbing Heart Disease

Aspirin is an over the counter medicine, but the label does not give you directions or proper dosage on how to lower the risk of heart attacks and clot-related strokes. How do you choose whether or not a daily, preventive dose of aspirin is correct for you? And if it is, how do you lower the risk of side effects? Read More
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The Health Benefits of Hugging and Kissing

Holding a grandchild, kissing your spouse, or embracing a good friend can trigger that special, warm feeling we call love. Now, scientists are saying that hugging and kissing can have long-term physical and mental health benefits. Read More
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Ten fun heart facts you probably didn’t know

We all know the importance of taking care of the heart, but here’s some fun facts about the heart that you probably didn’t know. Read More
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10 Tips for a Healthier Heart

Heart disease is the primary cause of death for both women and men, but you can prevent heart problems by adopting healthy lifestyle changes. Heart Health begins by taking small steps towards prevention. Here are ten tips for a healthier heart. Read More
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February is Heart Health Month

You know Valentine’s Day is the holiday for the heart, but did you also know that the entire month of February is dedicated to heart health? Heart disease is the primary cause of death for both men and women; in the United States over 600,000 individuals die from heart disease each year– that’s 1 out of every 4 deaths. Read More
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What it means to Go Red

Over the past ten years, the first Friday of February has been National Wear Red Day, a day to raise awareness about heart disease in women. Heart Disease is more deadly than all forms of cancer and has been called “the silent killer” because often there are no detectable symptoms. Read More
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