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National Women’s Health Week

“There is sometimes a bias against working up women, they tend to get under treated because they also tend to minimize their symptoms.” After all, only 1 in 5 women view heart disease as their greatest health threat,

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National Stroke Awareness Month

“The real goal is to get patients who are having an active stroke into the emergency room within three hours of the onset of the symptoms of that stroke.”

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Move More To Fight Heart Disease

If you have a history of heart disease in your family you can reduce your risk to the level of someone with no family history of the disease by increasing your fitness.

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Are E-Cigarettes Safe For Your Heart

“We see patients every day who are smokers who do have adverse outcomes. Problems like: heart attack, or stents, or by pass surgery. Studies that date back to the 1940’s show that smoking as little as one cigarette a day impacts your cardiovascular health.”

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National Walking Day

Lace up your sneakers and join Drs. Benton and Morris on the second Saturday of the month for “Walk With A Doc” from 8-10AM. The one-hour walk is rain or shine. It’s fun, it’s free and open to everyone!

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New Medicare Cards

Starting in April 2018, Medicare will mail new Medicare cards to all people with Medicare, to help protect you from identity fraud. Learn more about these changes from Capital Cardiology Associates.

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National Doctors’ Day

Happy National Doctors Day! As we salute the board certified cardiologists at Capital Cardiology Associates, they have advice to share with patients preparing for their first visit to our practice.

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ECA Anniversary

Launched on March 17, 2014, The ECA suite offered same day evaluations of patients with potential cardiac symptoms, making Capital Cardiology Associates the first benchmark practice to allow board-certified cardiologists control in patient evaluation.

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Get More Sleep

Getting quality sleep not only recharges your batteries, but it’s key in keeping your diet on track, your mood in line, as well has helping with your memory and reducing stress levels. At least seven hours of sleep is also an important part of your heart’s health.

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