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Find your ‘me time’

Everyone feels and reacts to stress in different ways. Stress is the way your mind and body react to a threat or a challenge.

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Young, healthy – and at risk for a heart attack?

John Grudnowski is a 44-year-old marketing executive who works out 3-4 times a week. He had no apparent risk factors for a heart attack.

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Go red for women or just wear red day, which is it?

Remember when the first Friday of February was designated as Go Red for Women and they had the little red dress pin?

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Cardiac rehab in an app

Did you know that only 20% – 30% of people who have been referred to cardiac rehabilitation actually make a first appointment?

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The healthy woman’s heart attack

Early in January 2017, Bobbijo felt something was wrong, and passed it off as acid reflux, thinking it would go away.

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Want a healthy heart?

We all have heard the things we should be doing to have a healthy heart. Diet and exercise. Diet and exercise. Diet and exercise.

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Sports physicals create opportunities for healthy conversations

For all young athletes gearing up to play this fall, the medical community recommends a sports physical clinic visit.

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Save a life – learn CPR.

Alicia Bravo is an emergency medicine nurse here at Hennepin Healthcare. She was training for a triathlon swimming.

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