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- Bringing Hands Only CPR into New Hampshire CommunitiesFebruary 14
The American Heart Association, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health and the NH Department of Education, Bureau of Career Development are working together to bring "Hands Only CPR" training across the state of New Hampshire.
- Heart Health Year-RoundFebruary 13
While February is designated as Heart Month, it's important to take care of your heart all year-round. Here are some tips for doing so from Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Heart & Vascular Center.
- Exercise After Heart Attack: Establishing a New, Healthy, NormalFebruary 13
Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Cardiac Rehabilitation program helps patients understand how exercise reduces the risk of heart attack and improves overall quality of life.
- High Blood Pressure - the "Silent Killer"February 13
Uncontrolled high blood pressure is often called the "silent killer." Of all the factors contributing to heart disease or a stroke, high blood pressure is number one.
- Understanding Moyamoya: A Condition Affecting Women's HealthFebruary 13
Moyamoya is a rare vascular condition of the brain, which results in an increased risk for a stroke called a TIA or aneurysm, which can lead to short-term or permanent brain injury.
- Should My Child Have a Cholesterol Test?February 13
A genetic disorder called "familial hypercholesterolemia," if left untreated, can lead to early heart disease.