May 2013

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Double Winner

Patrick Shaw beat cancer, then heart disease. The cancer therapy that saved his life led to heart problems 20 years later.

On My Mind: Building a Healthier Heart

Recipes: Heart-Healthy Meals for Mom

Life's Simple 7, May 2013

Face the Fats

Good vs. bad fats, making healthy choices

Take Charge of Your Hospital Discharge

Make sure you have all the information you need to recover fully at home

Helping Kids Get Physical Activity at Home

If your kids aren't part of a sports team that practices after school, how can you help them get the exercise they need? It's easier than you think.
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Heart News

Heart health news you can use about new scientific findings, public policy, programs and resources.


Articles, poems and art submitted by heart disease survivors and their loved ones.

Life's Simple 7

Improving your health is as easy as minding seven simple health factors and behaviors. Tips and information to help you improve your health and enhance your quality of life.

Life Is Why

Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. These heart patients, their loved ones and others share their 'whys'. We'd love for you to share yours, too!

Simple Cooking

Cooking at home can be a daunting task, but a rewarding one for your diet and lifestyle (and your wallet). Making small changes in your diet is important to your heart health. Here are simple, healthy and affordable recipes and cooking tips.