Kroger Hosts Healthy Heart, Happy Mind Event for Heart Health Month

Protecting your heart. Kroger hosted the Healthy Heart, Happy Mind wellness experience on Saturday, February 13, to bring awareness to women’s heart health during Heart Health Month.

“I just have to start with the most startling statistic from the American Heart Association. One in three women will die of heart disease,” cardiologist Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum told Us Weekly’s wellness expert Nikki (Walter) Nemickas. “Recent studies are showing that women less than 55 years old have an increased risk of developing heart disease, cardiovascular disease, stroke.”

Dr. Steinbaum, who is an American Heart Association ambassador with

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Apple Card Discounts Health Apps For Heart Month

Apple is offering new discounts on health apps this month in honor of American Heart Month, according to a report from 9to5Mac.

American Heart Month takes place in February to observe the ways Americans can adopt healthier lifestyles to prevent various diseases.

The discounts will come to Apple Card holders for the apps Strava, which will offer a 60-day free trial; Ten Percent Happier, which will come with a 40 percent discount for the annual subscription; Sleep Cycle, which will come with a 50 percent discount and a seven-day free

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How to stay healthy during Heart Health Month – 41NBC News

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — February is Heart Health Month and doctors want to make sure your heart is healthy.

Heart disease is the leading killer for Americans. We spoke with Dr. Arshad Yousef, a cardiothoracic surgeon with Coliseum Medical Center. He says people should eat a heart-healthy diet that’s low in carbs and fat. Eating fruits, vegetables, and proteins like chicken and fish are important too.

Dr. Yousef also says exercising is important, and there are safe ways to do it at home.

“You can do yoga, you can do

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Hearth Health Awareness Month: love your heart while celebrating love for others | WDHN

DOTHAN, Ala.(WDHN) — February is Heart Health Awareness Month, an entire month dedicated to bringing awareness to the number one killer worldwide: cardiovascular disease.

“Cardiovascular disease is the biggest killer not only in the United States but worldwide,” said Chris Gauldin, Chief Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant and Structural Heart Clinic Coordinator for Southeast Health. “Really for the past 10 years or so, it was on the decline but in the past couple of years, it’s actually been somewhat on the increase. So we really want to make an effort to make people aware.”

Gaulding says one of the issues they

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FLAGLER HUMANE SOCIETY February is Pet Dental Health Month

Who’s that with the million-dollar smile? Your pet? Without proper dental care, your furry friend’s pearly whites may not be so pearly white — and breath, whew! Bad breath is often a sign of much more than a stolen garlic knot off the dinner table.   

a dog sitting in the grass: Good pet dental health means a happier pet -- and more pet smiles.

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Good pet dental health means a happier pet — and more pet smiles.

Not to worry you, but pets get periodontal disease just like people. Difference is that they cannot tell us when they have a toothache. Periodontal disease can make eating painful and can increase your pet’s chances of developing diabetes,

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Focus on heart health during Heart Month of February

Traditionally the month for lovers and all things heart-related, because of St. Valentine’s Day on the 14th, the month of February is also designated as American Heart Month by the American Heart Association.

It serves as a good reminder for everyone to take care of their cardiovascular health.

The annual observance began in 1963 to encourage Americans to join the battle against heart disease. A presidential proclamation pays tribute each year to researchers, physicians, public health professionals and volunteers for their tireless efforts in preventing, treating and researching heart disease.

UHS joins hospitals, medical centers and healthcare systems around

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