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February 2012

 
 

Are You Heart Health Wise?


 
 

Every February, we honor American Heart Month and work to raise awareness of a serious condition, coronary artery disease.

Coronary artery disease is the number one killer in the U.S. Do you know the risks and warning signs?

Take this quick Heart Health Quiz and see how much you know about things like blood pressure and cholesterol, and how they can affect your heart.

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How Can Your Lifestyle Improve Your Heart Health?

Eat Your Way to a Healthier Heart

New Cardiac Catheterization Lab Opens at National Jewish Health

'I Was So Relieved When They Said They Could Fix This.'

 

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How Can Your Lifestyle Improve Your Heart Health?


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Take a proactive approach to heart health with some lifestyle management tips. You can start with simple things, like increasing Omega-3 Fatty Acids and fiber intake, and then work toward exercising more often or quitting smoking.

 

Eat Your Way to a Healthier
Heart


Healthy Snacking

How much do you know about nutrition and heart health? High cholesterol is dangerous because it can cause fatty deposits (plaque) to build up in arteries, making blood flow more difficult. Discover some healthy recipes and healthy snacks that are good for a low-cholesterol diet.

 
 

New Cardiac Catheterization Lab Opens at National Jewish Health


Cardiac Catheterization Lab Opens

Cardiac tests help your doctor evaluate and treat a heart condition more effectively.

We are proud to now offer cardiac catheterization testing, a special examination of the heart and blood vessels.

 

'I Was So Relieved When They Said They Could Fix This.'


Chris Orris

Shortness of breath was the first sign of Christopher Orris' life-threatening heart condition. Thanks to the experts at National Jewish Health, he received the correct diagnosis and made a full recovery. Read more.

 
 

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