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This Summer, Have a (Healthy) Heart

Summer is a great time of year for travel, outdoor fun, cookouts and festivities. Whether you suffer from heart disease, are at risk for heart disease or just want to maintain a heart healthy lifestyle, here’s some tips from your neighborhood cardiologist, Dr. Richard Daw, who practices at the Apex and Cary offices of WakeMed […]

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Winter Strains on Your Heart

“Every time you go out and it’s cold, your heart has to work that much harder to maintain your core body temperature,” says Dr. Islam Othman, a cardiologist with WakeMed Faculty Physicians – Raleigh Cardiology. If you already suffer from some form of cardiovascular issue, the strain on your heart of going out in the […]

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Super 7 Spices and Herbs

When talking about antioxidants, chances are visions of dark chocolate, juicy strawberries and pomegranate juice pop into your head. What about cinnamon or oregano? Creating meals using spices and herbs is one of the best ways to add color, taste and aroma (and antioxidants!) to foods without adding salt or fat. Antioxidants may help to […]

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