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Hopkins Nursing, Cardiovascular Health

Nursing the Broken Heart Through Patient Knowledge and Motivation

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Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing researcher Cheryl Dennison shares her tips to managing heart health.

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Blood Pressure, Resistance Training, Cardiovascular Health

Resistance Training Benefits Cardiovascular Health

Research conducted in the College of Health Sciences’ Department of Health, Leisure and Exercise Science at Appalachian State University has shown that resistance training has some similar effects as aerobic exercise in lowering a person’s blood pressure.

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Study Explores How Partners Perceive Each Other’s Emotion During A Relationship Fight

Some of the most intense emotions people feel occur during a conflict in a romantic relationship. Now, new research from Baylor University psychologists shows that how each person perceives the other partner’s emotion during a conflict greatly influences different types of thoughts, feelings and reactions in themselves.

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Matters of the Heart: Ryerson University Experts Weigh in on Love, Romance, Chocolate on Valentine’s Day

Various Ryerson University faculty experts available to comment on Valentine's Day themes including love in literature, philosophy of love and intimate relationships.

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Love Your Floors this Valentine’s Day with Limited Edition "Red” Swiffer Products

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This Valentine’s Day Procter & Gamble’s Swiffer® brand is red hot. Limited edition “red” packaged Swiffer products, including Swiffer® WetJet®, Swiffer® Sweeper Starter Kit and Swiffer Dusters® Extender, are available at Target stores nationwide, from February 6 through March 16, along with special “Swiffer® Valentine” displays to help Target guests find the perfect Swiffer products to suit their floors.

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Pop Culture

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Valentine's Day, Valentine, Greeting, Greeting Cards, Victorian, Women In Business

Will You Be Mine? The Early Valentine

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We exchanged them with our school classmates as children, and as adults we send them to those we love most – but did you know the American tradition of sending valentines originated with a young Mount Holyoke College graduate?

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Kissing, cuddling, Intimate

Experts Offer Tips and Thoughts for Anyone Playing Cupid This Valentine's Day

Binghamton University faculty offer thoughts on kissing and cuddling; dealing with the Valentine’s Day complainers aka cheapskates; and tips for making Valentine’s Day fun for the whole family.

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Arts and Humanities

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Heart Health, Heart Health Month, Heart Health Tips, Heart Disease, Heart Disease In Women, Heart Disease Prevention

Campbell Soup Company Mobilizes Moms to Support Commitment to Heart Health

Parenthood’s Monica Potter and NFL Mom Deborah Johnson share their stories and urge others to address their hearts.

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Heart Attack, Low Kidney Function, Myocardial Infarction

Post Heart Attack, Patients with Lower Kidney Function Not Taking Prescribed Meds

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Among older adults with a recent heart attack (myocardial infarction), those with lower levels of kidney function are less likely to take their medications as prescribed, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN).

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Atrial Fibrillation, Abnormal Heart Rhythm, Dialysis

A Pounding Heart May be Dangerous for Some Kidney Patients

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The abnormal heart rhythm, atrial fibrillation, is increasingly common in patients on dialysis and is linked to a sharp rise in death, in an already at-risk population, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN).







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