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Heart Health

Can You Recognize a Heart Attack or Stroke?

What To Do When Every Moment Counts. How would you react to a medical emergency?

Healthy tips and advice for lowering your risk of heart disease

(BPT) - Every year in the United States, about 600,000 people die of heart disease – that’s one in every four deaths. Coronary heart disease (CHD), which can lead to heart attack, remains the most common type of heart disease amongst Americans – killing nearly 380,000 annually. What’s more – heart disease does not discriminate by race or gender and people of all ages and backgrounds may be at risk.

Announcements: World Heart Day — September 29, 2014

World Heart Day will be observed September 29, 2014.

Heart Disease Prevention: What You Can Do

Steps to prevent heart disease.

Symptoms of a Heart Attack

It is important to recognize the signs of a heart attack and to act immediately by calling 9–1–1.

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Cool cucumbers add crunch to Northwest summer recipes

Cool, crunchy cucumbers add delicious flavor to summer dishes.

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Fresh herbs from the Northwest brighten up any meal

Julia Child says, “Freshness is essential. It makes all the difference.”

Genomics and Heart Disease

Having close biological relatives with heart disease can increase your risk of developing this disease. Family health history offers important information to help you and your family members understand health risks and prevent disease.

February is American Heart Month

Learn about your risks for heart disease and stroke and stay "heart healthy" for yourself and your loved ones.

Love Your Heart with Lean Pork Tenderloin

According to Chef Judson Allen, a “Next Food Network Star” finalist and chef who has maintained a 150-pound weight loss, Americans can take care of their hearts without sacrificing their favorite foods.

Women and Heart Health Awareness

Don’t miss a beat: Learn about heart disease in women and how to lower your risk. It’s the leading killer of women in the United States.

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An Apple a Day

More than half of all apples eaten in America come from Washington state. This is the time of year to take advantage of our state’s great local produce!

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Winter Greens: A Pirate’s Treasure!

Leafy greens are plentiful – truly winter treasures! They are known to help prevent cancer and to add a ton of vitamins (especially K, A and C) to your diet. Plus, there are plenty of low-salt ways to cook them to keep your heart and kidneys healthy.

Heart disease is a major health risk. Here's 3 ways to reduce risk

Heart disease is one of the major causes of death in the United States, here are three easy steps to significantly reduce your heart disease later in life.

Excess belly fat in women can bring about undesirable health consequences

Learning how to reduce and control belly fat is a choice women have. The secret to living healthier without the belly could be simple lifestyle changes.