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A Beauty Queen Fights Heart Failure

Mom and caregiver Sandra Holloway survived two heart-failure emergencies—now she's dedicated to helping others avoid them.

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Undergoing Chemo? Get Moving to Protect Your Heart

Experts say you should try to squeeze exercise into your chemotherapy schedule. Here’s why, plus how to make the heart-healthy practice easy and fun.

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This Triathlete is Living with Heart Failure

Doctors aren't exactly sure what caused his heart to weaken, but a lack of answers has done little to slow him down. Learn the lessons that can come from living with heart failure.

Woman sitting on the stairs listening to music after her run.

The Magic of 20 Minutes of Exercise

We’ve got some especially good news if you’re stuck in a chair all day for work (or if you just really, really like TV).

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Don't Take It Sitting Down: Sitting Harms Your Heart and Health

Sitting too much can cause poor blood circulation increase inflammation. Learn how an active lifestyle can prevent obesity, heart disease, and diabetes.

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Wanna Have a Young Heart? Take Part in Regular Aerobic Exercise as You Age

Let’s get to the heart of the matter - what you can do to strengthen your heart? But first, let’s talk about what you can’t control. According to the American Heart Association, uncontrollable risk factors for heart disease include: Age A women’s ris...