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Genetics wasn’t something I could control. But what I could control was my lifestyle.

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I lost 183 pounds and continue to ‘feed my heart’ what it needs.

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The Latest Heart Research and Events

Moderate Physical Activity Benefits the Heart the Most

Feb 27, 2015

Study finds that women who exercise moderately—not strenuously—a few times a week have lower risk for heart attack and stroke.

Preventing Heart Attack and Stroke After Open Heart Surgery

Feb 24, 2015

After open heart surgery, patients must work with their care teams to manage health risks.

Smoking Cessation Aid Helps Ease Smokers Into Quitting

Feb 24, 2015

Varenicline (Chantix) offers an effective treatment option for smokers that want to gradually kick the habit.