How Has Heart Care Changed During the Pandemic?

Daily life has certainly changed during the pandemic and for many that includes how they receive heart care. Dr. Anthony Fletcher says we should take this opportunity to refocus on the basics.

Women’s Unique Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death for women in the United States, accounting for approximately one in every four deaths. Much like it is for men, the key for women is to prioritize a heart healthy lifestyle.

Early Detection and Preventative Care for Heart Disease

As the leading cause of death in the United States, even more important is the need for early detection and preventative care for heart disease.

Understanding Family History and Heart Disease

Family history is one of the leading risk factors for developing heart disease. Unlike a healthy diet, exercise or tobacco use, you have little control over your family history so it is important to understand its impact on your health.

Laugh Out Loud!

April is National Humor Month. The goal is to raise awareness of the therapeutic value of humor. As humans, we all share a variety of emotions that impact our psychological and physiological wellbeing.

How to Get Back on a Heart Healthy Diet

Maintaining a healthy diet is key to healthy heart. Still, it may not always seem easy to stay on a diet and things happen, but it’s never too late to get back on track.

Are Fad Diets Bad For Your Heart?

Along with routine exercise and not smoking, a healthy diet can help improve heart health, but not all fad diets may be good for your heart.

Marching Toward Better Health

During March, the National Sleep Foundation celebrates the benefits of sleep. Since sleep habits do impact our well-being, it is imperative to make steps toward improving our sleep.

Building a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

Coronary artery disease is the most common type of heart disease, but can often be prevented with lifestyle changes and routine checkups with a cardiologist.

Get on Your Feet in Celebration of American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month, which makes it a perfect time to focus on heart health. You can reduce your risk of heart disease, heart attacks and strokes by dancing.