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Updated High Cholesterol Guidelines: What's New?

The latest cholesterol guidelines may not have made the New York Times Best Sellers list, but they definitely have the attention of the medical community.

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The Heart Health Grocery Store Guide

A heart-healthy diet can improve cholesterol levels and lower blood pressure. Read this guide before your next trip to the grocery store to pick the right ones.

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How to Improve Sleep After Heart Surgery

After heart surgery, you may have trouble sleeping, but you don’t neccesarily need medication to get the sleep you need.

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7-Step Plan for Managing High Blood Pressure

Try this 7 step plan to help you manage high blood pressure with these heart healthy lifestyle changes.

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5-Week Heart Health Challenge

Try this 5 week heart health challenge to help you make real changes that can improve your lifestyle in ways that promote heart health.

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Should Heart Patients Try Detox Diets?

Detox or cleanse diets may not be the safest way to lose weight with heart disease. Learn how you can take a safer approach to weight loss.

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Healthier Heart Challenge: Get Your Engines Running

In week two of the challenge, you will set new goals to improve heart health through walking and aerobic exercise.

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Healthier Heart Challenge: Check Your Vitals

Start the first week of the heart health challenge by scheduling an appointment with your doctor to help you assess your heart health status so you can begin changing your habits.

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Foodie Gifts for Heart Patients

Check out these creative kitchen gift ideas that can help make food enjoyable again for someone you know that has had a cardiac event.

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The Emotional Toll of Heart Disease

Mental health issues following heart disease events are, sadly often not the focus of follow up care. But, in fact, these issues are common and treatable.