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The Best Valentine’s Gift is a Healthy Heart

February 5th, 2020
Here we are in February already. We’ve gotten through the stress of the holidays and if you’re like me, you made promises to yourself to take better care of your health this year. So how’s that going for you? Hopefully, you’re making good on your promise to yourself. Along those lines, February brings with it Valentine’s Day, and there is no better gift that you can give yourself, or your significant other, than a healthy heart. That’s why February is…

What’s Your HBP IQ?

May 11th, 2016
It seems like we were just celebrating the New Year and now it’s May. May is a month of celebrations, too, as it’s National High Blood Pressure (HBP) Education Month. It’s a time to clear the cobwebs about HBP and focus on the ways we can control it. It’s basic biology. Blood flows through the body in a series of vessels. Arteries take oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the organs and tissues throughout…