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My Baby’s Heart and How it Was Fixed

Mid-December, 1977, and it hadn’t rained in months. What a crazy year: Elvis died in August, kids went nuts over “Star Wars,” and Jimmy Carter scared everyone talking about the energy crisis. My husband and I were driving to San Francisco, just around midnight. We weren’t talking much, so we cranked up the radio. The …

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5 Facts You Need to Know for Heart Health Month (and Every Month!)

The Fun and Fit Twins, Kymberly and Alexandra are all about healthy living and fitness. Who better to get heart health information from than these two? Read more on their blog, Fun and Fit.   What better way to end February’s Heart Health month than to be your own lifelong Valentine and show love to …

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February is Go Red for Heart Health: Mom’s Silent Heart Attack

Adela Crandell Durkee’s mother had a silent heart attack. Adela is sharing her mother’s story for American Heart Health Month – Go Red. Read more from Adela on her blog, The Black Tortoise   Fourteen years ago, Dr. P diagnosed Dad with liver cancer.  Sometime in the next six months, the six months we had …

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5 Things You Can Learn From My Heart Attack

You have perhaps noticed that our calendars are getting crowded with disease-awareness months. October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, November was Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, December was for flu-shot awareness and January was for codependency awareness and here we are now in February, which is American Heart Month. (I am not making fun. These are …

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I Thought I Was Having a Heart Attack

Here on Midlife Boulevard we will be featuring content all this month about heart health, in recognition of February being American Heart Month. We start with contributor Kim Dalferes‘ story. In early 2013 she thought she was having a heart attack. Did you know that February is American Heart Month? A whole month, dedicated to …

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