Monthly Archives: March 2019

  • Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. While there are some risk factors for heart disease that are beyond our control (such as age, gender, ethnic background, and family history), there’s a lot that we can do to reduce our risk for developing heart disease. [...]

  • Heart disease accounts for one in every four deaths in the United States, and nearly one-third of all deaths in the world – but these deaths are largely avoidable simply by paying closer attention to what and how you eat. [...]

  • Time is precious when it comes to responding to a cardiac emergency. When it was noticed that a 67-year-old man was slumped over at the seated lat pull-down machine at Anytime Fitness on October 12th 2018, the quick thinking actions that took place after this discovery will have been what saved the man’s life. [...]

  • When it comes to heart health, we can see a big difference between the United States and some Scandinavian countries – most notably Sweden, which has seen an impressive development in the treatment of patients suffering from out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCAs) in the last 30 years. [...]