The winter edition of the Alaska Heart Beat includes a family tree of heart health that allows you to map out your blood relatives’ health history and ask your doctor what it means to you and your family. This issue also includes a heartfelt letter from our CEO about the upcoming Go Red for Women Conference and Luncheon, an introduction to our newest physician, Dr. Jonathan McDonagh, and much more.
News & Updates
The Circulation blog recently shared the importance of taking breaks during the workday to stretch your legs and minimize the likelihood of developing varicose veins. It offered several simple exercises to improve circulation in your legs throughout the day, including air squats, knee raises, individual leg lifts and thigh squeezes. Research shows that sitting too Read More
The Circulation blog recently shared tips for making smart food decisions as we faced several unhealthy choices at gatherings during the holiday season. Two important tips included watching portion sizes and staying hydrated. However, it’s just as important to ensure that the food we are putting in our bodies is healthy, too. Healthy food choices Read More
The Circulation blog recently discussed the hidden dangers of varicose veins and the importance of seeking treatment immediately to avoid their long-term, painful health effects on our lower extremities. Varicose veins are extremely common in adults, with over 20 percent of the population suffering from them. The good news is that varicose veins are easily Read More