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Celebrating Heart Month - Fact #5

February 7, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Fact #5

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Approximately 40% of people having a heart attack die before they get to the hospital. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: heart attack, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, Heart Month, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health


Celebrating Heart Month - Fact #4

February 6, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Fact #4

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CT scans of mummies reveal that heart disease was surprisingly frequent in ancient Egypt, suggesting that heart disease is caused by factors other than modern habits. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: heart disease, heart facts, heart health, Heart Month, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health


Celebrating Heart Month - Fact #3

February 5, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Fact #3

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A person who has both a first degree relative (a parent or sibling) and a second-degree relative (uncle or grandparent) who suffer from early heart disease is nearly 10 times more likely to suffer from heart disease early in life. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: healthy heart, healthy living, heart disease, heart health, Heart Month, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center


Celebrating Heart Month - Fact #2

February 4, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Fact #2

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A person is more likely to have a heart attack on Monday morning than on any other day/time of the week. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.  

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Tags: cardiology, heart, heart attack, heart attacks, Heart Month, UCLA Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Health Program


Celebrating Heart Month - Fact #1

February 3, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Fact #1

By uclahealth uclahealth

One in 2.6 female deaths in the U.S. is from heart disease, compared to one in 30 from breast cancer. So a woman is more than 10X as likely to die from heart disease than from breast cancer. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA and the UCLA Women’s Cardiovascular Center.  

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Tags: breast cancer, heart disease, heart health, heart healthy, Heart Month, UCLA Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Health Program, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center


5 Small Changes You Can Make Today to Stay Heart Healthy

February 24, 2016

5 Small Changes You Can Make Today to Stay Heart Healthy

By uclahealth uclahealth

Your heart health matters. Most people only get one heart, and taking care of its health will ensure that it keeps pounding away for a long time to come! If you’re ready to develop a healthier lifestyle that keeps your heart in mind, check out these five small changes you can make today to stay […]

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Tags: healthy heart, healthy living, heart health, lower sodium diet, smoking, weight, wellness


7 Foods to Eat for a Healthy Heart

February 24, 2016

7 Foods to Eat for a Healthy Heart

By uclahealth uclahealth

Keeping your heart healthy is important. You’ve probably heard plenty about the foods that you shouldn’t eat to keep your heart healthy, but there are plenty of delicious options that will help improve your health. Check out these 7 foods to eat for a healthy heart. Fish is high in omega-3s, which are great for […]

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Tags: featured, healthy diet, healthy food, healthy heart, healthy living, heart health