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Do you know what F.A.S.T. stands for?

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April 20, 2016

May is American Stroke Month The focus of American Stroke Month is to make sure there are plenty of “stroke heroes” ready to save lives – and quality of life – from stroke. We hope you’ll join in by learning the F.A.S.T. signs and sharing them with as many people as possible. Teach your family,… Read More ›

National Walking Day!

Lace up your sneakers and Join the American Heart Association in celebrating National Walking Day Wednesday, April 6, 2016  It’s simple to participate in National Walking Day. Lace up your sneakers and take a walk. Start a healthy habit and take a 30 minute walking break today! Invite your friends and co-workers to join you and you’ll… Read More ›

Tips from Former Smokers

Celebrate Heart Month by making steps to quit tobacco products! Check out some tips from former smokers here:  http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/campaign/tips/

Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating is an important part of living #hearthealthy.  For recipe ideas, visit: http://bit.ly/MHrecipes #HeartMonth

Register for 2016 Dance Your Heart Out!

Let the music move you and swing your way to better health.  Check out our health screenings and get valuable information about how everyday activities can help you stay fit and healthy. Dance Your Heart Out will be held on Thursday, Mar. 10, 5-8 p.m. at the Chase Center on the Riverfront. Register here:

Become a Blood Pressure Ambassador

What can your diet do for your blood pressure?

Eating nutritious foods will help you control your blood pressure.  The DASH diet, a Mediterranean diet full of nutrients that are good for your heart and good for your health, is an example of healthy eating.  The Vermont Department of Health  explains the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension here.

“Bite Into A Healthy Lifestyle”

March is National Nutrition Month!  Sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The “Bite Into A Healthy Lifestyle” campaign encourages people to adopt and maintain healthy eating and physical activity habits.  Which will work to achieve a healthy body weight and reduce risk of chronic disease. The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee released its… Read More ›

High Blood Pressure Patient Information

A great collection of patient education handouts from the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association.      

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