6 Kids Games that Burn More Calories than you Think

By Meagan Kline
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How many hours a week do you spend playing with your kids? While you may not have stopped to think about it, engaging in regular play includes many health benefits. Here are six activities you can play with your kids that will keep you active, burn calories and build family-time memories.

Heart-healthy Recipe: Fudgy Black Bean Brownies

By Kary Woodruff
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Today is National Donut Day, so I thought it would be appropriate to share a great recipe for a heart-healthy sweet treat with the moms competing in the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute's My Heart Challenge: Moms Edition. At first thought, black beans and brownies aren't quite the combination you may have had in mind, but it's a recipe I think you'll be delighted with... just don't let your kids know there are beans in the brownies.

The Dangerous Connection Between Diabetes and Heart Attacks: Are You At Risk?

By Brady White
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People with diabetes face greater risks of heart attacks, heart failure, and stroke — but often, their diabetes is undiagnosed or untreated. 

Now, a new study has found that ensuring heart attack patients are promptly diagnosed and treated for diabetes makes a significant difference in preventing future heart problems.

Heart Rhythm Disorders in the Spotlight as World’s Top Researchers Tackle Growing Problem

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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Twelve thousand heart experts from around the world are converging this week on San Francisco to learn about best practices in heart rhythm diagnoses and treatments. It’s an important meeting for the two million Americans who suffer from atrial fibrillation –-the most common heart rhythm disorder.