heart disease

Get Healthy Carson City: Heart disease top cause of death in women

The heart truth is that heart disease is the leading cause of death in women of all ages, races, and shapes and sizes in the United States. But women sometimes experience heart disease differently than men. Healthy eating and physical activity go a long way to preventing heart disease and keeping it from getting worse if you already have it.

There is good news. You have the power to take action and lower your chance of developing heart disease and its risk factors. Start today. Make a commitment to find out your risk for heart disease and take steps toward a heart-healthy lifestyle.

To have a healthy heart, it is critical to know the risk factors for heart disease — that is, the behaviors or conditions that increase your chance of developing heart disease. Having just one risk factor increases your chance of developing heart disease, and your risk

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Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner To Speak On Heart Disease In Longview Texas

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Melinda McLaughlin, BCCHP and FDN-P Melinda McLaughlin, Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner and Certified Dietary Supplement Specialist, presents second part of 4-part health series in Longview, TX On May 18, 2023

Today Melinda McLaughlin, a functional diagnostic nutrition practitioner (FDN-P) and Board-Certified Holistic Health Practitioner (BCHHP), announced that she will be speaking in Longview Texas on May 18, 2023. This will be the second part of a four-part series on holistic health, with the May 18th topic focusing on heart disease. She will be giving her presentation at Heartisans Marketplace, 3501 Gilmer Rd, Longview, TX 75604. The presentation will go from 10:30am to 11:30am, and it is free to attend.

Regarding the four-part series, McLaughlin said,“The May 18th presentation on heart disease will cover lifestyle changes that people can take in order to gain more control of their health and reduce the chances of experiencing heart disease-related health

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Doctors Group Praises New York Assembly for Passing Legislation to Create Nutrition Education Resource Library for Physicians

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a national nonprofit with more than 17,000 doctor members, applauds the New York Assembly for passing legislation today to ensure physicians are kept informed about the latest continuing medical education opportunities in nutrition. The bill, A5985-A, sponsored by Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D-Manhattan), would help doctors in the state improve patient health outcomes and reduce racial disparities for the millions of New Yorkers struggling with diet-related diseases like type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

“Nutrition is powerful for health, and, with this legislation, doctors will take that power in hand. Healthy diets, especially plant-based diets, can reverse heart disease, trim waistlines, and reverse diabetes,” said Neal Barnard, MD, FACC, President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. “I appreciate Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal and Senator Lea Webb for their leadership on this legislation and ask the New York Senate to quickly pass

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