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It’s a Female Thing: Unique Heart Disease Warning Signs
Anemia: When Your Blood Doesn’t Deliver Enough Oxygen
Heart & Vascular Health

Anemia: When Your Blood Doesn’t Deliver Enough Oxygen

Anemia is the most common blood disorder — and it’s easily treatable.

Statins: High Power Against High Cholesterol
Keeping Score: Headed for a Heart Attack?
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

Keeping Score: Headed for a Heart Attack?

Find out with calcium scoring. It’s quick and painless.

How Obesity Raises Heart Attack Risk
DiabetesHeart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

How Obesity Raises Heart Attack Risk

Weight control puts better heart health within your reach.

Fact or Fiction? Top 10 Myths about Heart Disease
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

Fact or Fiction? Top 10 Myths about Heart Disease

When you know the truth, you can make changes for your heart health.

10 Heart Attack Warning Signs That May Surprise You
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

10 Heart Attack Warning Signs That May Surprise You

Think you really know the signs of a heart attack? Some of them may surprise you, especially if you’re a woman.

Birth Control Pills:  The Vascular Health Tradeoff
New Guidelines: Don’t Wait to Manage Cholesterol
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

New Guidelines: Don’t Wait to Manage Cholesterol

Take steps now to improve your heart health for a lifetime.

Hemangioma: More Than a Birthmark
Heart & Vascular HealthYour Family's HealthVascular Health

Hemangioma: More Than a Birthmark

Prevent complications by closely monitoring growth and changes.

CPR: Can’t Get It Out of Your Head
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

CPR: Can’t Get It Out of Your Head

Know current CPR guidelines and keep them top of mind to save lives.

Aspirin a Day? Know the Risks, Benefits
CancerHeart & Vascular HealthVascular HealthColorectal CancerHeart HealthMedications

Aspirin a Day? Know the Risks, Benefits

Your doctor can advise if aspirin can help you prevent stroke or heart attack.

Your Secret Weapon in Heart Health: Your Ob/Gyn
Living with Mitral Valve Prolapse
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

Living with Mitral Valve Prolapse

Regular check-ups are key to a full and active life.

How to Beat Metabolic Syndrome
Heart & Vascular HealthUniquely FemaleStrokeHeart HealthMenopause

How to Beat Metabolic Syndrome

Avoid heart attack and stroke with healthy lifestyle choices. Your heart will thank you!

Keep the Beat and Prevent Strokes
Heart & Vascular HealthStrokeHeart Health

Keep the Beat and Prevent Strokes

What you need to know about atrial fibrillation (A-Fib) and lowering your risk for stroke.

Ups and Downs of a Ketogenic Diet
Heart & Vascular Health

Ups and Downs of a Ketogenic Diet

Why drastically reducing carbs is not the most effective solution to weight loss and cholesterol-lowering.

What’s the Buzz on Caffeine and Heart Health?
Diet & NutritionHeart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

What’s the Buzz on Caffeine and Heart Health?

The best advice? Caffeine in moderation — and check with your doctor

When to Worry About Low Blood Pressure
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart HealthThyroid Health

When to Worry About Low Blood Pressure

Dizziness and fainting can be signs of heart disease.

Heart of the Matter: Most Common Birth Defect
Baby CareHeart & Vascular Health

Heart of the Matter: Most Common Birth Defect

A guide to the causes, diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects.

Tips to Live Well (and Safely) with Blood Thinners
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Tips to Live Well (and Safely) with Blood Thinners

Know how to recognize and manage bleeding, the chief side effect of lifesaving blood thinners.

How Do New Blood Pressure Guidelines Affect You?
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

How Do New Blood Pressure Guidelines Affect You?

They lower the definition of high blood pressure – and focus more attention on prevention.

Top 10 Causes of Leg Swelling—and When to Call Your Doctor
Heart & Vascular HealthVascular Health

Top 10 Causes of Leg Swelling—and When to Call Your Doctor

Leg swelling occurs for an array of reasons, from common to serious.

The ‘Good’ and the ‘Bad’ of Fats and How to Tell Them Apart for Better Heart Health
Show Stubborn High Blood Pressure Who’s Boss
Heart & Vascular Health

Show Stubborn High Blood Pressure Who’s Boss

My blood pressure is always too high! What can I do?

Be Cholesterol Smart and Help Your Heart
Heart & Vascular Health

Be Cholesterol Smart and Help Your Heart

High cholesterol doesn’t discriminate.

What to Expect When You’re Having Open Heart Surgery
Make Smart Food Choices for Vascular and Heart Health
Are Your Leg Veins Up to Their Uphill Job?
Heart & Vascular HealthVascular Health

Are Your Leg Veins Up to Their Uphill Job?

Learn what makes leg veins less efficient and what to do about it.

Vascular Tests Reveal the Inside Story on Blood Flow
When a Beating Heart Stops: Sudden Cardiac Arrest
Heart Attack Imposter or the Real Thing?
Know the Facts About High Blood Pressure
5 Numbers to Know for a Healthy Heart
Why Won’t the Bleeding Stop?
Heart & Vascular Health

Why Won’t the Bleeding Stop?

Learn how to live a full life with a bleeding disorder.

Raynaud’s Phenomenon: What Do You Know?
Heart & Vascular HealthVascular Health

Raynaud’s Phenomenon: What Do You Know?

Take this quiz to learn more about cold fingers and toes.

Coronary Artery Disease: What’s Your Risk?
Heart & Vascular HealthVascular Health

Coronary Artery Disease: What’s Your Risk?

See how you stack up and if you need to make some changes.

Blood Pressure: Test Your Knowledge
Heart & Vascular HealthVascular Health

Blood Pressure: Test Your Knowledge

Do you know your risk factors for high blood pressure?

Test Your Low Blood Pressure IQ
High Blood Pressure: The Heartbreaking Truth
Heart & Vascular HealthStrokeHeart Health

High Blood Pressure: The Heartbreaking Truth

Know your risk to win the fight against the silent killer.

Protect Yourself from the Health Risks of Menopause
Heart & Vascular HealthUniquely FemaleStrokeHeart HealthMenopause

Protect Yourself from the Health Risks of Menopause

During menopause, heart disease and bone loss increase as estrogen levels fall.

Wine: Love It or Leave It?
Diet & NutritionHeart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

Wine: Love It or Leave It?

Is that nightly glass of wine keeping you healthy — or making you sick?

Why to Quit Smoking Now — and How — for Your Heart Health
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

Why to Quit Smoking Now — and How — for Your Heart Health

When you quit smoking, your risk for heart disease decreases immediately.

When a Broken Heart Gets Physical: Broken Heart Syndrome
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

When a Broken Heart Gets Physical: Broken Heart Syndrome

Emotional triggers can set off heart attack-like symptoms.

What Your BMI is Trying to Tell You
Varicose Veins: Are They More Than Meets The Eye?
Heart & Vascular HealthVascular Health

Varicose Veins: Are They More Than Meets The Eye?

You may not like the way they look, but should you be worried about varicose veins?

The Struggling Heart: Understanding Heart Failure
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

The Struggling Heart: Understanding Heart Failure

By following your treatment plan, your symptoms can improve.

Take Brain Health to Heart
Heads UpHeart & Vascular HealthStrokeBrain HealthHeart Health

Take Brain Health to Heart

Make smart lifestyle choices to help reduce your risk of stroke.

Stopping the ‘Silent Killer’: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Heart & Vascular HealthVascular Health

Stopping the ‘Silent Killer’: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Is that pain in your stomach just the nachos you scarfed down last night?

Stand Up at Work—Literally!—for Better Health
Seven Ways to Stay Young at Heart
DiabetesHeart & Vascular HealthVascular HealthHeart Health

Seven Ways to Stay Young at Heart

Reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke with smart lifestyle choices.

Put Your Vascular Health to the Test
Heart & Vascular HealthVascular Health

Put Your Vascular Health to the Test

Three simple vascular screening tests could have life-saving results.

Leg Pain: Reasons to Call Your Doctor and Not Let PAD Leg Pain Get You Down
DiabetesHeart & Vascular HealthVascular Health

Leg Pain: Reasons to Call Your Doctor and Not Let PAD Leg Pain Get You Down

Leg pain that nags you while you walk and stops when you rest may be trying to tell you something. Listen.

Keep Blood Clots Out of Legs and Lungs
Heart & Vascular HealthVascular Health

Keep Blood Clots Out of Legs and Lungs

How to recognize and treat a potentially deadly blood clot.

Aortic Dissection: What to Know
Heart & Vascular HealthVascular HealthHeart Health

Aortic Dissection: What to Know

How to lower your risk for this life-threatening condition.

How to Stop a Heart Attack in Its Tracks
How to Chill With a Heart Stress Test
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

How to Chill With a Heart Stress Test

This low-risk test delivers high-value answers.

Heart and Vascular Disease: Know Your Genetic Risk
Heart & Vascular HealthVascular HealthHeart Health

Heart and Vascular Disease: Know Your Genetic Risk

Learn how family and ethnic background impact your risk for heart and vascular disease.

Healthy Thyroid, Healthy Heart
Head to Toe: How Controlling Diabetes Benefits Blood Flow
DiabetesHeart & Vascular HealthVascular Health

Head to Toe: How Controlling Diabetes Benefits Blood Flow

Your blood vessels work their best when you keep your blood sugar under control.

Four Easy Travel Tricks to Prevent Blood Clots
Heart & Vascular HealthVascular Health

Four Easy Travel Tricks to Prevent Blood Clots

Who knew a trip to the Cracker Barrel might help prevent a blood clot?

Endometriosis — Troubles Beyond Painful Periods
Easy-to-use AEDs Could Restart Your Heart
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

Easy-to-use AEDs Could Restart Your Heart

AEDs can be a lifesaver in the critical minutes following sudden cardiac arrest.

Don’t Let Spider Veins Creep Up on You!
Does a Broken Heart Mean the End of Sex?
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

Does a Broken Heart Mean the End of Sex?

What you want to know — but may be afraid to ask.

Do You Have Fibromuscular Disease?
Blood Relatives: Diabetes and Heart Disease
DiabetesHeart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

Blood Relatives: Diabetes and Heart Disease

When you have diabetes, your risk for heart disease goes up significantly.

Be Still, My Heart: The Latest in Arrhythmia Treatment
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

Be Still, My Heart: The Latest in Arrhythmia Treatment

If your heart loses the beat, new treatment advances can get it back to a regular rhythm.

Are You at Risk for Raynaud’s?
Heart & Vascular HealthVascular Health

Are You at Risk for Raynaud’s?

Do you turn blue with cold — even in the summer?

5 Steps to Delicious, Heart-Smart Meals
Diet & NutritionDiabetesHeart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

5 Steps to Delicious, Heart-Smart Meals

Can heart-healthy foods taste good too, or are they just flavorless rabbit food? Healthy equals delicious when you take these steps.

3 Steps to Uncovering Your Family’s Health History
Heart & Vascular HealthVascular HealthHeart Health

3 Steps to Uncovering Your Family’s Health History

What can your ancestors tell you about your heart health? Researching your family health history might give you the answer.

Small Steps

Prevent blood clots

When traveling by car, make frequent stops to get out and move around.

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