February is American Heart Month, and it’s the perfect time to make a few small changes in your life that will have a big impact on your heart health in years to come.
Here are 10 easy heart health tips from the MUSC Heart and Vascular Center that you can try to implement this month:
Start the day . . . → Read More: 10 Ways to Love Your Heart
On Friday, Feb. 1st , MUSC will kick off Heart Month in style! Join the American Heart Association and MUSC for Go Red Day in the MUSC Ashley River Tower lobby from 9:30 to 11:30 am, as we bring awareness of the #1 killer of American women – heart disease.
This free event will feature free blood pressure and BMI screenings, . . . → Read More: MUSC to Go Red for Heart Month
By Andrew Taylor, from TrySports Mt. Pleasant
With New Year’s Day around the corner, you might be making a resolution to get healthy in 2013 by adding physical activity to your routine. Numerous academic studies have shown that just 20 to 30 minutes three to four times per week is the amount of physical activity you need to . . . → Read More: Start a New Running/Walking Program in 2013
Popular Science chose an innovative heart valve replacement as its Grand Award Winner in the health category of the annual “Best of What’s New” awards. The valve is used in a procedure called transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a new treatment option at MUSC for patients with severe aortic valve stenosis (narrowing of the aorta). MUSC . . . → Read More: Popular Science Selects Transcatheter Heart Valve as Grand Award Winner