American Heart Association

Avoiding deadly holiday heart attacks


Amidst all the heart-warming seasonal stories this time of year, a grim fact also exists — several studies have reported an uptick in deaths around Christmas and New Year’s compared to other times throughout the year.

Sometimes referred to as “holiday heart attacks,” the phenomena has […]

Ten ways to start fresh while ringing in the New Year

Around the world, New Year’s traditions symbolize a fresh start and hope for health, prosperity and love. We’ve compiled this list of our favorite traditions and put a healthy spin on them. Wherever you are this New Year’s, we wish you a healthy, happy year!

1. Beans, beans they’re good […]

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Ways to maintain your Heart-healthy resolutions

A New Year’s resolution is a commitment that a person makes to one or more personal goals, projects, or the reforming of a habit.  For most Americans, holiday eating is followed by weight gain and a New Year’s resolution to lose weight.  Studies show that about 60% of Americans are overweight. […]