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6 tips to help your loved one defeat a medical condition

It’s not the label; it’s the connection that can make a world of difference in defeating health challenges. Whether they are taking notes, clarifying explanations or just offering a shoulder of support, a concerned caregiver makes a difference. Encouragement, peer pressure or whatever dynamic is at work, it’s always good to have others involved in  

Recipe: Heart-healthy Italian orzo soup

Looking for a heart-healthy recipe to fill you up on chilly winter nights? This Italian orzo soup will  

Independence man survives dramatic heart attack

It was a blazing, hot summer day, and James McNutt, a longtime history professor at Thomas More College, will never forget it. As he mowed his lawn in Independence, Kentucky, James, age 61, felt chest pain. At first, he thought it was indigestion from hot dogs he ate for lunch, but the pain grew unbearable.  

Innovative PulsePoint app available in NKY

A new app, which will help connect those experiencing cardiac arrest to CPR-certified help, is available in Northern  

Sleep your way to better heart health?

All you have to do is sleep and you’ll achieve a healthier heart? That sounds too good to be true, but when the Mayo Clinic offers advice, we listen. Sleep deprivation puts adults, particularly women, at greater risk for heart disease, the American Heart Association (AHA) warns. Poor sleep includes having difficulty falling asleep, waking  

Local couples volunteer together, share love year-round

Many people take advantage of Valentine’s Day to share the love they have for their significant other. For one local couple, sharing their love for each other and for the community is a year-round affair. It is said that the secret to a successful marriage can be meeting in the middle, and on the second Sunday  

How to help your loved ones survive a heart attack

How can you mend a broken heart? With short, powerful compressions. Two hands, center of the chest, push.   

4 things to lose from your diet – now!

Have you ever worried that the foods you think you’re eating to lose weight or maintain a healthy  

Have a heart: Become an organ donor

There are more than 119,000 men, women and children waiting for transplants, and each day 22 of them  

What we can learn from Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore will forever be remembered for her 100-watt smile – and her dedication to helping others.  

New way to predict concussion recovery time

Concussions are at the forefront of almost every conversation surrounding football, soccer and other sports on all levels  

Heart attack? Call 911

The pressure in your chest comes and goes. But there’s something different.  You are short of breath, breaking out in a sweat, and feel nauseated. That’s it. Call 911.   Don’t wait Do not wait for waves of pain to pass. Do not be concerned about making a mountain out of a mole hill. Minutes  

Add whole grains to your diet for a healthier heart

Looking to make heart-healthy changes to your diet? Don’t forget whole grains. According to the Mayo Clinic, a  

5 ways to celebrate a healthy Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, show your partner you really care by looking out for his or her health.    

Caffeine: How much is too much?

Baby, it’s cold outside and that extra cup of hot tea or coffee sounds soooooo appealing. Can you indulge or should you take a pass? Americans love their caffeine in all its myriad forms – 80 percent of U.S. adults consume caffeine every day, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The typical adult