This post was written by David Shipon, MD, FACC, FACP, Director of Preventive Cardiology and Cardiovascular Rehabilitation at Jefferson Health. Challenge yourself this winter and Super Bowl season to eat healthy, and bring that heart of a champion attitude to heart-healthy eating — especially when it is challenging to maintain heart-healthy eating habits! It is typical more »
No one is sugarcoating the hard truth — it is difficult to manage your weight and stick to a healthy diet during the holidays. Traditions of eating large amounts of high-calorie foods combined with the stresses of the season make a big difference. Cheryl Marco, RD, CDE, who works in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolic more »
According to a recent study, many Americans’ hearts show wear and tear far beyond their years. In fact, tools developed by cardiologists to measure “heart age” have shown that the organ might be performing on par with someone decades older. Heart age is a measure of the heart’s function relative to the patient’s actual age, more »
Autumn is also a great time to get out and enjoy the days without the heat and humidity to hinder your exercise. Nurse Karen Halm shares some things to keep in mind.