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Atrial Fibrillation Awareness

February 11, 2019
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Atrial fibrillation (Afib) is a leading cause of stroke and can ultimately result in heart failure if left untreated.

Judge for yourself: RBG's workout is fabulous

February 07, 2019
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How and why to exercise like octogenarian Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Swedish research at the forefront of new advances in heart health

January 31, 2019
A recent clinical trial at Seattle's Swedish Heart & Vascular Center finds promising results for treating leaking heart valve in certain patients.

A recent clinical trial finds promising results for treating leaking heart valve in certain patients.

Recharge your body with electrolytes (from food!) this winter

January 17, 2019
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If health-related New Year’s resolutions have prompted you to spend additional time at the gym this month, you might find yourself sweating more than usual — leading to the loss of valuable electrolytes.

New year, new approach to weight loss

January 10, 2019
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Do you want to lose weight the right way this year? Swedish Weight Loss Services is here to help.

What can you do about varicose veins?

December 03, 2018
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Swedish vascular surgeon Dr. Kira Long offers insights on varicose and spider veins: what they are, who is at risk, and what to do about them.

Great American Smokeout

November 12, 2018
Every year on the 3rd Thursday in November smokers across the country participate in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. It is a date to come together and say ‘no’ to tobacco on a grand scale.

Anyone can save a life with hands-only CPR

August 20, 2018
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More people will survive cardiac arrest if a bystander is willing to intervene by performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR. And hands-only CPR is easy to learn and do.

How do you enjoy the summer and beat the heat (exhaustion)?

August 06, 2018
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Heat exhaustion is more than feeling just tuckered out. It is a condition that can lead to disorientation, dizziness, nausea and, left untreated, heat stroke.

4 surprising signs you may have heart disease

April 10, 2018

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Early action is important for curbing your risk factors of developing heart problems, especially if you have a genetic predisposition to the disease.

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