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Information is powerful – particularly when it relates to your health and your health care. That's why we provide insight and tools to help you understand how to take care of you.

You can find general information about health and wellness here. Our blog articles change regularly, so return to this page often for more information.

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Current blog articles

  • Unexpected heart attack triggers

    11/14/2017

    While diet and exercise (coupled with medication, when necessary) are still the best ways to manage your heart health, it’s good to be aware of these lesser-known heart attack triggers.

  • The next steps to a healthy heart after a heart attack

    10/24/2017

    If you've recently had a heart attack, you may feel scared, confused and overwhelmed. You probably have a lot of questions about your road to recovery. The good news is there are a few concrete steps you can take to prevent another heart attack in the future.

  • How the heart benefits from a daily aspirin

    9/21/2017

    Does an aspirin a day keep heart problems away? Aspirin (or acetylsalicylic acid) may be a common over-the-counter medication, but for some people, daily doses can help reduce their chances of experiencing a heart attack or stroke.

  • Heart health in your 50s: Seven steps to a healthy heart

    8/15/2017

    50th birthdays are a milestone to be celebrated, but there's so much more life to live. Take preventative steps today to preserve and improve health, and enjoy the next decades of life.

  • Summer heat and the heart

    7/10/2017

    The hot, humid days of summer aren’t just unpleasant — they can be dangerous to your health. Spending too much time in the heat can lead to dehydration, heat exhaustion and, in rare instances, potentially deadly heatstroke.

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