Tag Archives: Heart Disease

American Heart Month and Cholesterol

So do you know what your cholesterol levels are?  Or the difference between LDL and HDL? Well here’s a video to watch for American Heart Month.  If you don’t know your numbers, you may want to get them checked out. … Continue reading

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Balloon Angioplasty

During this American Heart month I thought it would be good to provide a video of some of the things we hope none of us need as we focus more on improving our heart health. Here is a video on … Continue reading

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American Heart Month – A February Resolution

Did you know that February is American Heart Month and was first proclaimed by the President in 1963? So over these almost 50 years have the results in our fight against heart disease gotten better or worse? Well, we now have … Continue reading

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The Prevention Plan Sold Through Sam’s Club – Correcting Some Misconceptions

With the announcement this past week of the sale of The Prevention Plan through Sam’s Club and the significant interest this created on national television (see USPM in the News on the right to view some of the coverage), print … Continue reading

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Selecting a Company for your Prevention Program – Zero Trends: Health as a Serious Economic Strategy (Column 4)

This series has been discussing what a company should look for when selecting a program to improve the health and productivity of their employees. We have explored wellness, preventive medicine, and the accreditation.  This column will briefly discuss some of … Continue reading

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