3 Delicious Heart Healthy Recipes – #OurHearts

Holly Nicastro: Welcome to the Our Hearts cooking demonstration. I’m Dr. Holly Nicastro, a nutrition scientist with the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, or NHLBI. Joining me today is Carlene Thomas, a registered dietician nutritionist, a food photographer, and blogger. February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for…

Medicare & You: Heart disease

Hi, I’m Angela James at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. I’ve got some important information to share with you about heart disease. Heart disease is responsible for one of every four deaths in the United States, making it the leading cause of death for all Americans. About half of U.S. adults have at…

Simple solutions can reduce medication errors

>>Fortunately, the vast majority of medication errors never result in a significant impact for patients. But, overall, the number of patients who are injured every year is very significant. About 1.5 million Americans experience drug-induced injuries that are preventable every year. Approximately 1 in every 400 hospitalizations is associated with a medication error that adversely…

Top 5 Heart Health Tips

Nine out of ten Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease, which is our second leading cause of death. But the power of prevention is in your hands says Registered Dietitian Daphna Steinberg. So lifestyle is the cornerstone for prevention and for treatment, as well as an adjunct to medication. She offers…

Empowering People with Diabetes to Maintain Mobility

Orpyx was founded out of a desire to better manage diabetes and to help people with diabetes better manage their feet. Most people with diabetes will actually lose feeling in their feet over time, a condition known as peripheral neuropathy or neuropathy and if they’re unable to sense the floor beneath them, they’re unable to…

List Show – 6 Tips To Help Lower Blood Pressure

According to the Mayo Clinic, blood pressure is determined by both the amount of blood your heart pumps and the amount of resistance to blood flow in your arteries. The more blood your heart pumps and the narrower your arteries, the higher your blood pressure. A lot of heart complications can come from having high…