Heart Experts: Federal Diet Guidelines Good

Healthy Choices The American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading voluntary organization focused on heart and brain health, has responded to the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) released earlier in 2021 by the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS). “The new federal dietary guidelines emphasize the importance of healthy […]

Pregnant mom, 27, develops heart failure

When Jessica Diede was about 20 weeks pregnant with her second child, she developed worrisome symptoms. The then 27-year-old felt short of breath and noticed that her legs were swollen and her heart would sometimes gallop wildly, making it feel as if her entire body...

One Small Change: Identifying heart health risks

Certain conditions such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol can put you at risk for heart disease. February is American Heart Health Month, so all month long on 13 ON YOUR SIDE Mornings, One Small Change has focused on ways to improve our cardiovascular...

50 Worst Habits for Your Heart, Say Doctors

Every day, we’re doing things to tire out our ticker, and may not even know it. The stats prove it: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 610,000 people die from heart disease in the United States every year. This means that...