Hanging out with friends can make kids less sedentary, but having inviting outdoor spaces and nearby parks can help them be more physically active, according to new research.
North Dakota Advocates meet Governor Doug Burgum during Stroke Month
A busy May ended with a great opportunity for advocates to talk to Governor Burgum briefly about Stroke and Cardiac Systems of Care work.
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Chemicals used to flavor tobacco may damage blood vessels
Chemicals used in popular flavorings like clove, mint and vanilla that are added to cigarettes, e-liquids and other tobacco products can harm blood vessel cells that help keep the heart healthy, a new study shows.
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High School Confiscates E-Cig, Results in Staff's Nicotine Poisoning
In March 2018 assistant principal, John Conway, for Jamestown High School confiscated an e-cigarette and the e-liquid, also known as e-cigs and e-juice, from a student resulting in an unknowingly dangerous situation.
hero_image_alt_text===Electronic Nicotine Delivery Device and Liquid
thumbnail_alt_text===Electronic Nicotine Delivery Device and Liquid
Friends get kids off the couch; the outdoors helps them be more active, study suggests
hero_image_alt_text===Girl paying outside at a park
thumbnail_alt_text===Girl playing outside at a park
For men under 50, the more cigarettes smoked, the higher the risk of stroke
Men under 50 years old who smoke are 88 percent more likely to have a stroke than men who never smoked – and the number of cigarettes a day can move that risk up or down, according to new research.
Cardiac Ready Community debuts in ND Living
Cardiac Ready Community program was recently highlighted in the April North Dakota Living magazine.
hero_image_alt_text===Photo of EMT Professionals training in Powers Lake, North Dakota
thumbnail_alt_text===Photo of EMT Professionals training in Powers Lake, North Dakota
FDA begins to look at lowering amount of flavor additives in cigarettes.
With many flavored cigarettes, cigars, and other tobacco products luring kids and youth, the FDA has begun to consider the restriction of flavorings such as menthol and fruit flavors in such products.
hero_image_alt_text===Group of kids with an e-cigarette
thumbnail_alt_text===Group of kids with an e-cigarette
Put a spring in your step. The new season brings opportunities to reboot, refocus on health
Recently the American Heart Association published an article on easy ways to reboot and refocus on health with some easy tips.
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Mission: Lifeline Stroke Workshop Registration
This spring Mission: Lifeline Stroke will be hosting a free, one-day training at 4 regional workshops.
hero_image_alt_text===Register Now Photo
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Go Red for Women Materials Available
As February approaches, Go Red for Women is encouraging all women to learn more about their heart health and their numbers through available resources.
hero_image_alt_text===Wear Red Materials
thumbnail_alt_text===Wear Red Materials