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Data and Statistics on Congenital Heart Defects

Children with Heart Conditions Have Special Healthcare NeedsA study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 1 in 77 U.S. children reportedly had a current heart condition in 2016.(Published: September 27, 2018) Study Finds Infant Cardiac Deaths Have Declined in States that Mandate Screening for Critical Congenital Heart DiseaseThe Journal of… Read More »

Strawberries And Blueberries Can Help Reduce Heart Attack Risk

Consuming 3 or more portions of strawberries and blueberries each week could help women decrease heart attack risk by as much as a third, report researchers.[1] Strawberries and blueberries have high quantities of naturally occurring compounds known as dietary flavonoids, also present in blackberries, grapes and wine, eggplant and other vegetables and fruit. Anthocyanins, a… Read More »

Brain health rests on heart health: Guidelines for lifestyle changes

Right now the world is experiencing an epidemic that is projected to get much, much worse. It’s an epidemic of dementia, affecting 50 million people and millions more of their caregivers — staggering numbers that are projected to triple by 2050. The dementia crisis is such a massive worldwide issue that the World Health Organization… Read More »