February is American Heart month. There are small changes that we can make that will significantly improve our heart health. Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the US. Show your heart some love and start today! Check out the 7 Key Changes to a Healthy Heart: Not Sure where […]
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, taking more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Someone you know and love may be affected – at any age. Heart disease and stroke claim the lives of 1 in 3 women – a third of our mothers, sisters and friends. It’s time to change […]
HEART DISEASE IS THE MOST COMMON CAUSE OF DEATH WORLDWIDE Technology to the rescue on the fight against heart disease! Many phones, for example, already have accelerometers that measure physical activity like steps taken, while the Apple Watch and Fitbits use sensors to measure heart rate. Heart irregularities can be dangerous without causing obvious symptoms, so […]
How to Choose the Right Kit We all know that a basic first aid kit can often help a person in need and possibly save a life. However, buying a good first aid kit can be confusing for many people. You can find one in your local grocery store or pharmacy but there’s often only […]
Is There a Link Between Gum Disease and Heart Disease? Overall the data indicates that chronic gum disease may contribute to the development of heart disease, the nation’s leading cause of death in both men and women. Gum disease is a bacterial infection that can affect your over all health. In heart disease, one theory is […]
Why Go Red? Cardiovascular disease in the U.S. kill approximately one woman every 80 seconds. The good news is that 80 percent of cardiac events may be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. Support Go Red For Women by participating in National Wear Red Day® on Friday, February 2, 2018 and donate to help fund research during American Heart Month. Go […]
In November 2017, Apple launched a Heart Study using the Apple Watch’s heart rate sensor to collect data on irregular heart rhythms and notify users who may be experiencing atrial fibrillation “Every week we receive incredible customer letters about how Apple Watch has affected their lives, including learning that they have AFib. These stories inspire […]
If you see a teen or adult suddenly collapse, call 9-1-1 and push hard and fast in the center of the chest to the beat of the classic disco song “Stayin’ Alive.” CPR can more than double a person’s chances of survival, and “Stayin’ Alive” has the right beat for Hands–Only CPR.