Featured Recipe: Raspberry and Cream Popsicles

Submitted by: Anna Grove, age 10 Raspberry and cream popsicles are the bomb. These are a must try. Simple and refreshing. I have never made these raspberry and cream popsicles before, and I really don’t know why. I have seen many variations of these so I figured I try my own, after all, summer weather … Continue reading Featured Recipe: Raspberry and Cream Popsicles

A Heart Healthy Diet

A healthy diet is one of your best weapons to fight cardiovascular disease.  Simple tips for a heart healthy diet can keep heart disease away! Stay away from the S’s! That means salt, sugar, starches, and saturated fats. Sodium functions in the body to retain fluid, and as a result, raises blood pressure, which increases … Continue reading A Heart Healthy Diet

February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month.  Despite continued advances in medicine, heart disease remains the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. One in every 3 deaths is from heart disease and stroke, equaling 2,200 deaths per day.   Each February marks the campaign to increase awareness of heart disease and focus … Continue reading February is American Heart Month

The Importance of Finding Freedom in a Fast-Paced Modern World

Freedom enables us to make choices. We often take this granted. Of course, freedom means many different things. Freedom means feeling less bogged down and less burdened. Having the time to focus on a new hobby, to focus on developing good health, and to focus on building relationships. Freedom means not being bound to current … Continue reading The Importance of Finding Freedom in a Fast-Paced Modern World

Cardiovascular Disease in Women

By: Monica Mukherjee, MD, MPH, FACC, FASE Cardiovascular disease (CVD) represents a major public health crisis in the US and worldwide, and despite increasing awareness, women remain disproportionately affected. According to recent statistics from the American Heart Association (AHA), CVD remains the single largest killer of American women, with an estimated 700,000 deaths annually.1, 2 … Continue reading Cardiovascular Disease in Women