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The Difference Between Cardiac Arrest and a Heart Attack

June 30, 2017

If you thought cardiac arrest and heart attack were interchangeable terms, you’re actually incorrect. Learn about the differences as well as how to respond to each occurrence from this infographic by the American Heart Association.

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Stroke Can Occur at Any Age. Learn the Top Warning Signs

May 31, 2017

It’s a common misconception that only older people need to be on the lookout for warning signs of stroke. The reality is that the condition can occur at any age. Check out the following statistics about stroke in younger Americans: 15% of ischemic strokes occur in young adults and adolescents. Over the past ten years, […]

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Nutrition Expert Says Most Heart Disease Can be Avoided With Diet

May 1, 2017

It’s a common misconception that exercise buys you a ticket to eat whatever you want. According to nutrition expert Dr. Joel Fuhrman, this is dangerous logic that can lead to an increased risk of heart disease. Fuhrman says that strenuous exercise isn’t as effective at maintaining cardiac health as most people believe, and that there […]

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