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Raise your voice

I like this new Go Red for Women video, because it is something we can all do. Tell other women to know their risk, know the signs, and seek care. Because the women in our lives are one of our biggest strengths.

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Your pregnancy and your future heart health

Did you know that high blood pressure during pregnancy is very highly correlated with heart disease later in life? I didn’t either, until after my heart attack. Not sure the ER doctors or possibly even the cardiologist I first saw that day were aware of this critical risk factor. When I was pregnant with my […]

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Seven things about my 30s I will not miss.

There are about two hours left of my 30s, and while my husband has been gleefully rubbing it in all day long, I wasn’t thinking much about it until I had some alone time in the car tonight (running errands and dropping off/picking up kids, natch). And mostly I was thinking about what I will┬ánot┬ámiss […]

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Plan a heart-healthy menu

When I was asked by The Heart Truth to be an ambassador for their heart-month series MyHeart28, I was happy to say yes — and even happier when I got my assigned day: Plan a heart-healthy menu. Yay for food, cooking, and family dinners! The best way to eat heart-healthy is to eat at home. […]

Women and Heart Disease

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Raise your voice

I like this new Go Red for Women video, because it is something we can … [Read More...]

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Your pregnancy and your future heart health

Did you know that high blood pressure during pregnancy is very highly … [Read More...]

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What 10 years can do

Go Red for Women celebrates its 10th birthday this year. In the 10 … [Read More...]

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Take the myHeart28 Challenge!

Welcome to American Heart Month! I am partnering with The Heart Truth, … [Read More...]

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How to Go Red in 2014

It's heart month time again! This year is my third American Heart … [Read More...]

Eating Heart Healthy

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Roasted Tomato Spaghetti

Serves 4 hearty eaters, with a bit left for you for lunch the next … [Read More...]

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That Good Stuff: Best Granola Ever

The year of my heart attack, my friend Heidi sent me a jar of this … [Read More...]

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Asian Noodle Soup

This is another Real Simple gem. It is indeed simple, fast, and tasty. … [Read More...]

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Pumpkin Chile Vichyssoise

Spicy, smooth, warm, and creamy. Just right for winter. Adapted from … [Read More...]

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Spicy Sausage and Polenta

Cooking Light photo. See original recipe here. This makes huge … [Read More...]