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What to Expect at Your First Cardiologist Visit
Knowing what a cardiologist will do during your first visit and preparing in advance can help you relax and get the most out of your upcoming appointment.
Learn What to Do If Someone is Having a Heart Attack
Having a plan can help you act quickly should a heart attack happen to someone with you. If this medical event occurs, time is of the essence.
Do You Need a Calcium Score Test?
A calcium score test (calcium scoring) is a non-invasive, low-risk heart scan used to find out more about your risk of heart disease.
Alcohol and Heart Disease
Heavy drinking can weaken the heart muscle and increase your risk of cardiovascular complications, such as heart attacks.
How Does Sleep Affect Your Heart
There’s a potentially more serious, problem caused by lack of sleep — poor sleep increases the risk of heart problems.
Can Meditation Lower Blood Pressure?
Can meditating daily really lower your blood pressure on a long-term basis? And if so, how much meditation do you need?
Treating Nasal Obstruction and Congestion During Allergy Season
During allergy season, make good decisions on nasal obstruction and congestion. For example, did you know that blowing your nose a lot can make sinus pressure and irritation worse?
3 Ways to Relieve a Stuffy Nose
There are some newer options available for families to help clear the nose and mouth of mucus.
Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
More than 50 million Americans suffer from environmental allergies and asthma.
Water Safety and Children
Did you know drowning is the second highest cause of death for children under 14 years of age?
Walk to School Safely
Walking to and from school can be great exercise for children of all ages.
Let’s Get Smart About Antibiotics
What can you do to help decrease the use of antibiotics and curb the emergence of resistance?