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How to Make Breakfast A Healthy Habit
Part of being Healthy For Good™ is creating simple daily habits you can stick with. One important habit that can help kick-start your day is eating a healthy breakfast. Think outside the (cereal) box with these quick and easy ideas. (This information is from the American Heart Association&apos…
Yogurt Could Lower Risk of Heart Disease
A study in the American Journal of Hypertension says eating at least two servings of yogurt per week is associated with a 20-percent lower risk of heart disease and stroke.
More than 740,000 participants with previous high blood pressure diagnoses were included in the study...
Red Dress Ball 2018
The Red Dress Ball is a formal affair raising money for the American Heart Association. Celebrate the heart just in time for Valentine's Day with a dinner, dancing, Survivor Fashion Show, silent auction, Chinese auction, and new to the event this year is a photo booth for groups to have so…
First Local Heart Walk
The Southern New England Heart Walk is coming for the first time to Dartmouth, MA! They are offering a new "heart and survivors" walk route in addition to the 3.5-mile route!
The dean of local community health awareness, Dr. Michael Rocha, cardiologist, appeared on the Phil Paleolog…
Heartfelt Free Events
Valentines's Day and beyond, Dr. Michael Rocha, founder of New Bedford Wellness Initiative's Wellness Program wants to remind us that hypertension is one of the leading causes of heart attacks and strokes. Being aware of your numbers such as your blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood suga…
What’s Shakin’ Bacon
Move over cigarettes, alcohol and asbestos. It's not new, but the World Health Organization has come out with the declaration that  bacon, hot dogs, red meat, sausage and processed meats are responsible for those cancer cells. The most recent study suggests that inflammation and cancerous …

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