Heart Health

Southcoast Health Seeks To Change Cardiac Care Conversation
Cardiovascular providers at Southcoast Health want to change the conversation around cardiac care. They want to talk about wellness and prevention as much as treatment so they can help improve the region’s overall health.
“Southeastern Massachusetts is one of the least healthy a…
What's For Breakfast? American Heart Association's Suggestions
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…
Being Pregnant With Heart Disease Advice
If you are thinking about getting pregnant and have a heart condition, you should work closely with your doctor to get a better idea of the risks to allow them to monitor your medications and your body as your baby grows, according to the Cleveland Clinic...
Scan Can Show Heart Disease
A coronary artery calcium (CAC) scan measures the amount of calcium in heart’s arteries and high levels can be associated with heart disease, according to a Harvard University report.
The scan shows the presence of atherosclerosis, which can be difficult to find but is the underl…

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