Heart Health

There are a number of things you can do to help improve your heart health. In fact, proper diet and adequate exercise can dramatically improve your risk of a heart attack. Learn more below.

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    Updated CPR guidelines from The American Heart Association.
  • » Heartache to Heartbreak
    A patient gives her firsthand account of a heart attack.
  • » How to Recognize a Heart Attack
    Nearly 650,000 Pennsylvanians over the age of 35 have had a heart attack. Do you know the signs of a heart attack and what factors put you at greater risk?
  • » Who’s at Risk of a Heart Attack?
    Things like family history, cholesterol, and diabetes can put you at higher risk.
  • » What You Can Do to Prevent a Heart Attack
    You can take steps now to prevent a first heart attack or even repeat heart attacks.
  • » Related Links: Heart Health
    Find out where you can learn more about heart attacks.
  • » High Blood Pressure Can Be Silent, Deadly
    Hypertension, commonly known as high blood pressure, can strike anyone regardless of age, gender, or race without warning.
  • » Good Oral Health Can Help Your Heart
    Good oral health can help control gum disease, which research has linked to heart disease.
  • » Start a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle: There Couldn’t Be a Better Time!
    Don’t wait until your doctor tells you to do it. You can change your lifestyle today for a healthier heart tomorrow.
  • » Major Risk Factors for Heart Disease
    There are five major risk factors for heart disease. Most are preventable.
  • » How Not to Eat Your Heart Out: Avoiding the High-Protein, Low-Carb Craze
    The latest diet trends can affect your heart.
  • » A Healthy Heart: By the Numbers
    You should know these four important numbers that can impact your heart health.
  • » Doctor Slashes His Heart Disease Risk
    Few people can claim to be in better shape at 51 than they were at 25. But Donald Kovacs, MD, can.
  • » Putting the Pinch on Salt to Address High Sodium Intake Might Help Pennsylvanians Address Health Issues
    Taking in too much sodium may turn out to be quite a salty situation.