Monthly Archives: January 2017

Living healthy takes a lot of heart

  By Lori Pope, communications director Originally published on CommercialAppeal.com Micah Peterson will never forget the day that inspired him to change his lifestyle forever. “I was about 15 years old, and I was with my mom at her appointment … Continue reading

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Wear Red Day (Feb. 3) kicks off American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month, and Feb. 3 is National Wear Red Day, both drawing attention to cardiovascular disease and the efforts to stop America’s No. 1 killer, which, for nearly 30 years, has affected women in far greater numbers … Continue reading

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Get a good night’s sleep… for your heart

Exercise and eating nutritious foods aren’t the only things that can help increase heart health; sleep is also a factor. The better night’s sleep you get, the healthier your heart will be. According to a 2011 study by the American … Continue reading

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