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  • 5 ways to keep heart failure in check If you have heart failure, it may be difficult to live your life as usual. But there are ways you can help reduce symptoms and improve the quality of your daily life. Read more...
  • Diabetes drug may prevent repeated heart attack and stroke Patients who have suffered a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA; also called a “ministroke”) are at increased risk for future cardiovascular events such as a stroke or heart attack. But a recent study found that pioglitazone, a drug normally used to treat type 2 diabetes, may prevent recurrent strokes and heart attacks. Read more...
  • Alcohol and your heart When it comes to your heart, it's important to get the facts about alcohol straight: Yes, alcohol can potentially reduce your risk of heart disease, but it can also increase your risk of heart problems. Read more...
  • Are you getting enough sleep? Many aren’t “Early to bed and early to rise”? More like “late to bed and early to rise … after hitting snooze multiple times.” That seems to be the motto for over one-third of U.S. adults, who aren’t getting enough sleep on a regular basis, according to a recent study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Read more...
  • Deborah wants your opinion! As part of our periodic community health needs assessment, we want to find out your views of health needs within your community. Read more...