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  • 10 ways to burn 100 calories Feel the burn! You can blast through 100 calories with these activities, in as few as 8 minutes.* Pick one and add it to your day today! Read more...
  • PAD Screening, Sept. 26, 2015 Deborah Heart and Lung Center is holding a screening event Saturday, Sept. 26, to assess for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). Typical symptoms of impaired leg circulation include: pain, aching, tiredness, cramping, or tiredness in leg muscles while walking. Additionally, lower back pain or hip pain; cramping; aching when walking may also indicate an arterial blockage in the aorta or iliac arteries. Read more...
  • U.S. obese now outnumber overweight In the battle of the bulge, Americans are losing. In an alarming study published by JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers reported about 68 million Americans are obese, surpassing the number of those classified as overweight by about 3 million. Also concerning, fewer than a third of Americans are currently at a healthy weight. Read more...
  • The latest chocolate research Here’s a sweet idea: A heart-healthy diet may include a daily dose of chocolate. In a study of nearly 21,000 adults, 4 in 5 participants reported eating up to 3.5 ounces of chocolate daily. Those who ate the most chocolate had an 11 percent lower risk of heart disease and a 25 percent lower risk of heart disease-related death compared with those who ate none. They also enjoyed a lower stroke risk. Read more...
  • Cleaner mouth, healthier heart? The link between oral health and heart health has been supported by previous research, but scientists don’t fully understand the connection. New research on mice published in May may help shed light on why people with untreated periodontal disease are at higher risk of developing heart disease. Read more...