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5 Heart Health Myths Exposed

Five Heart Health Myths Exposed

This Heart Month let’s break the cycle on some common heart health myths. Myth #1 – Eggs and other foods high in cholesterol are unhealthy and to be avoided. The cholesterol in foods actually has little effect on most people’s cholesterol levels. In fact, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s recent[…]

Plumbing vs. Electricity:  The Difference Between Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest

Plumbing vs. Electricity: The Difference Between Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest

Just because you know your risk for a heart attack, doesn’t mean you know your risk for heart failure. Oftentimes people use the terms heart attack and cardiac arrest interchangeably, even though they are two distinct conditions. Heart Attack = Plumbing Issue You can think of a heart attack as[…]

  1. Myra Nuton: This is great information and I love the analogy of plummbing and electrical problems to help distinguish the two.

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Live Young at Heart with AAMC’s Heart Month Tips and Events

A healthy heart means you’re doing what you love and living each day to the fullest. Need a little help getting there? This Heart Month Anne Arundel Medical Center offers a variety of tips, events and information to help you stay young at heart. Young@Heart Do you know your “heart[…]

  1. L. Clark: Thanks AAMC for doing such an outstanding job with Heart Month awareness. Looking forward to attending a few of the…

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  3. FMHartman: I'll be wearing RED this Friday and encouraging my workplace to do the same. We have to encourage heart health…

Father Jim Kiesel - Heaven Can Wait

Heaven Can Wait

AAMC’s World-Class Cardiac Care Saved Father Jim Kiesel’s Heart It had been a good night. After celebrating Mass, Father Jim Kiesel, a pastor at St. Joseph Parish in Odenton, took out to dinner a group of seminary students he was supervising. “We had a ball,” Father Jim says.“I felt great.”[…]