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Tips to Enjoy a Heart-Healthy Holiday

November 29, 2019

Heart Health Before, During and After the Party During the holidays, it is challenging for families to be heart healthy. Holiday celebrations may also last for several days or weeks, so vigilance is required across the holiday season. Some irony is built into holidays. For example, while experts say to plan, plan, plan for the…

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Social Determinants of Health and Cardiovascular Disease

November 27, 2019
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Linking Poverty and Disease Lower socioeconomic status (SES) has been associated with a higher risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and events. However, the mechanisms linking poverty and low fiscal resources to CVD are unclear. Factors believed to contribute include living and working in low SES neighborhoods, reduced access to quality health care, lower education levels…

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New Orleans Chapter Walks for Heart Health

November 21, 2019
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The PCNA Crescent City Chapter participated in the New Orleans AHA Heart Walk on November 16, 2019 at LaSalle Park in Metairie, LA.  Participants walked the 1.8-mile wooded trail through the park which ended with great food, music, dancing, activities, and giveaways. The PCNA team had 18 walkers and raised $1,026. The event’s fundraising total…

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