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Walk Your Way to Heart Health Awareness

Banner Heart Hospital
Sponsor of the American Heart Association Heart Walk
February 26th, 2011

Heart Health Awareness

EmpowHER Supports Banner Heart Participation in Phoenix-Area Start! Heart Walk

On February 26, 2011, EmpowHER partner Banner Heart Hospital participated in the American Heart Association’s Start! Heart Walk at Tempe Beach Park, which celebrates those who have made lifestyle changes and encourages many more to take the pledge to live healthier lifestyles while raising the dollars needed to fund life-saving research and initiatives. Banner Heart, a sponsor of the event, had a station at the Heart Healthy Festival after the walk. EmpowHER was at the station during the event capturing stories of people that are supporting this cause.  

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Mrs. Arizona - Jennifer Olson

Mrs. Arizona - Jennifer Olson

She is an advocate for the American Heart Association and shares this tip for a healthy heart: get 30 minutes of exercise 5 times a week.

Candis Jakyrik

Candis Jakyrik

She is eighty years old and has had two bypasses and a valve replacement. She works out every day and believes the secret to staying healthy at eighty is exercising everyday and eating healthy. She has participated in the walk for the past two years.

 

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How Men And Women Differ When It Comes To Heart Disease

Several studies document that women are more likely than men to present with chest pain rather than a definite event like a heart attack as either the first or subsequent expression of coronary artery disease (CAD).

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Reducing Risk Of Heart Disease

Reducing Risk Of Heart Disease

It is never too early to develop a healthy lifestyle to help reduce your risk for heart disease. Some of the recommendations from the American Heart Association (AHA) are directly related to choices we make regarding our lifestyle.

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Heart Attack Symptoms For Women

Heart Attack Symptoms For Women

Yes, heart attack symptoms can be different for women. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of American women — despite race or ethnicity. Heart disease kills one of every three American women.

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Heart Disease Symptoms And How To Respond

Heart Disease Symptoms And How To Respond

Probably the most important risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD) in women is the misconception that CAD is not a women’s problem but somehow a men’s disease.

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You Hold Your Heart In Your Hands: Learn How To Prevent Heart Disease With Our Quiz

You Hold Your Heart In Your Hands: Learn How To Prevent Heart Disease With Our Quiz

Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the U.S. But heart disease can be prevented. Learn more with our quiz.

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