American Heart Month

During this month, the American Heart Association will focus on women with “Go Red for Women,” an educational movement about women and cardiovascular disease.

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Are Healthy Whole Grains...Healthy??

Grains are foods including bread, pasta, cereals, oats, bran, and barley. While these foods are generally recommended and touted as heart healthy and full of fiber, there may be better options in this area. Although these foods are staples in the American diet, they don't quite pack as powerful of a nutritional punch as fruits and vegetables. When compared side by side, a diet high in fruits and vegetables to one high in grains fairs much better in the fiber and mineral department.

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Sport Related Knee Injuries and Your Children

A sport related knee injury is one of the most common injuries in kids. If your child has a knee injury while playing, the first thing you want to do is look at the knee for signs of swelling, bruising, redness, dislocation or deformity. You also want to look for a pulse by the foot. If the knee is dislocated, DO NOT try to relocate it. Call EMS immediatly.

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