Tips to Help You Get Through the Wall to Better Health

By Jason M Carlton
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We've all been there. You've dedicated yourself to improving your health and things are going great. Until you hit the proverbial wall that you just can't seem to get through. Maybe it's a weight goal that you just can't reach, or a run that you just can't do fast enough. Some of the My Heart Challenge: Play at Home Edition contestants share their advice on how to get over the wall and not give up on better health. 

Three tips to prevent or reverse atrial fibrillation

By John D Day MD
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We are truly witnessing an epidemic in atrial fibrillation (“A-fib”).  In fact, one in four adults in the U.S. now will experience at least one episode of A-fib in their lifetime. Here are three tips I often share with my patients to help prevent or reverse A-fib.​

#GoRedLiveWell and Fight Heart Disease

By Jason M Carlton
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Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States, claiming more lives than all forms of cancer combined, according to the American Heart Association. The #GoRedLiveWell project will help raise awareness of the disease and encourage all women to fight against heart disease. 

Find the Healthy Option at Fast Food Restaurants

By Kary Woodruff
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Americans are notorious for eating at fast food restaurants. The 15 firefighters competing in the My Heart Challenge are no exception. They never really know what their shift entails, or when they can grab their next meal - so they often find themselves grabbing food from a fast food place like McDonalds. I've put together a little visual to help you see that even places like McDonalds have healthy options.