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Health Plus presents the Love Your Heart Expo Feb. 28 for National Heart Month

Feb. 14, 2018—You can greatly reduce your heart-disease risk through a healthy lifestyle, and Health Plus encourages you to take action by attending the Love Your Heart expo.

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My Southern Health: Why young adults should pay more attention to heart health

May. 19, 2017—Here’s what you need to know to boost your heart health and reduce heart attack risk.

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My Southern Health: Why young adults should pay attention to heart health

Apr. 24, 2017—The words “coronary artery disease” immediately make us think of people in their 60s, 70s and beyond. But a 30-year population study shows clearly that what we do in our early adult life will impact our health later on, said lead author Jeffrey Carr, Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Radiology and Radiological Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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My Southern Health: The ABCDEs of caring for the heart during cancer treatment—and beyond

Feb. 28, 2017—People who have dealt with cancer may also need to take special care of their hearts. Here’s how.

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Feb. 11, 2016—Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and Tennessee is no exception. Learn eight steps you can take to pump up your heart health.

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with suggestions from

Feb. 10, 2016—Valentine’s Day is coming this weekend. If you’re still making plans for Sunday, see recommendations from for fun ideas on active dates out and for heart-healthy food ideas to make at home.

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