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Cardiology Division
22
Feb

How You Can Make Heart Health a Priority this Winter

Winter weather forces the heart to pump blood harder in order for the body to maintain warmth, and severe cold temperatures can cause the blood vessels to constrict. Our bodies automatically prioritize the vital organs when exposed to below-freezing temperatures, which is why your fingers and toes are the first extremities to turn pale and...
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14
Feb

Celebrate National Heart Month By Making Sure Your Heart Lasts for a Lifetime

Most of us are born with healthy hearts that have an average lifetime supply of 2.5 billion heartbeats. That’s something to feel good about, but it’s also why taking care of your heart should be a top priority throughout your life. The American Heart Association recommends regular examinations and screenings to ensure heart health starting...
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02
Feb

Life’s Simple 7 for Heart Health

Do you know there are seven easy ways to help control your risk for heart disease? Manage your heart risk by understanding “Life’s Simple 7.” 1. Get active Daily physical activity increases your length and quality of life. If you get at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity each day (like brisk walking), five...
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29
Nov

Why a multi-speciality medical group makes sense to prevent and control diabetes.

During National Diabetes Month, it is worth examining how a practice that has multiple specialties is an excellent choice for patients who have, or suspect they might have, diabetes. This year’s focus of Diabetes Month is on prediabetes and preventing the development of diabetes. Could you be pre-diabetic? Prediabetes is a serious health condition where...
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27
Sep

As the Season Changes, How Do Our Bodies Respond?

With the arrival of autumn, we begin to notice the beauty in the shifting leaves outside and the crisp chill that signifies the end of summer. We may even take note of the seasonal arrival of pumpkin flavored treats in our local coffee shops. But, as we shift from shorts and swimsuits to sweaters and...
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15
Feb

Erectile Dysfunction Can Be a Sign of Hidden Heart Disease

Men suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED) may think it is a private matter. However, Dr. Evan Goldfischer explains, erectile dysfunction is much more significant than just a personal, sexual issue. “ED can be predictor of a much higher risk of heart disease or stroke within 10 years.” Dr. Goldfischer is a board certified urologist, and...
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