Heart Health

3 Smart Ways to Boost Your Heart Health

 The heart is the hardest working muscle in your body. If you live to be 100 years old, it will have beat more than 3 billion times. But even with this great strength, your heart is extremely vulnerable to the effects of lifestyle choices and genetics. 

With this wholehearted advice, you can keep it healthy and strong throughout your life.

Total Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Screenings

When was the last time you took your blood pressure or had your cholesterol tested? If it's been a while, now’s the perfect time to get tested for FREE at Virtua Health & Wellness Center - Cherry Hill. Fasting isn’t required.
Date: Monday, December 16, 2019
Time: 11 am - 2 pm
Location: Virtua Health & Wellness Center - Cherry Hill, 1 Brace Road, Cherry Hill, NJ
Register online for a specific time or call 1-888-847-8823.

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Rising Obesity Rates Undermining Strides Made Against Heart Disease

TUESDAY, Aug. 27, 2019 -- Rising obesity rates, coupled with an associated jump in diabetes and high blood pressure cases, appears to be undoing decades of gains made against heart disease, a new study finds.

After 2010, the rate of deaths from heart disease continued to drop, but more slowly. Deaths from stroke leveled off, and deaths from high blood pressure ("hypertension") increased, researchers report.

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