Many are unaware that heart disease is largely preventable. Several factors increase risk for heart disease. Some of the factors can be avoided, but some can’t. And the more risks a person has, the greater the chance he or she may develop the disease. Read more »
The findings were similar when the researchers looked at fish oil consumption.
Among five groups based on fish oil consumption, the middle group, one that consumed 0.36 grams per day of omega-3 fatty acids, showed a 33 percent reduced risk of heart failure. Read more »
The RMH Heart Check program offers individualized screenings that assess a person’s risk for coronary artery disease, the most common form of heart disease today and the number one cause of death among adults in America. Participants spend an hour one-on-one with Heart Health Navigator Maria Hostetter, RN, to discuss their screening results, risk reduction strategies, and physician follow-up.