There’s no better time than during Heart Month to get to know your heart a little better (and learn a few ways to keep it healthy)! After all, it’s the only one you have. The most important step you can take to protect your heart is understanding your own individual risks for heart disease. Take a free heart health risk assessment.
Guest Blogger: Janet Huehls, RCEP, CHWC, registered clinical exercise physiologist and certified health and wellness coach, UMass Memorial Weight Center; author, Keep Moving blog.
If you’re looking to lower your risk of heart disease as you age, there is great news ahead! Research indicates you can lower your risk by improving your cardiovascular fitness, even as you age. Cardiovascular fitness is a powerful predictor of health and longevity, so powerful it can reduce the risks from having other risk factors. That is powerful stuff!
Guest Blogger: Michael Fahey, MD, Chief, Pediatric Cardiology, UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center
Has your child had a fever that has lasted more than five days? As parents, it’s easy for us to jump from fever to flu to pneumonia and beyond.
What happens when your doctor tells you your child has Kawasaki disease? Do you panic? Maybe not.
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