Tag: Heart Attack

Millennials and Family Medical History: Finding Better Heart Health through Knowledge of Your Risk

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ It’s the one thing that has always been most near and dear to my heart: my family and knowing its history—both personal and medical. By the time I was in elementary school my parents had told me that heart problems run in our family. I learned that I have relatives

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Knowing Your Heart: Q&A with Millennial Cardiologist, Dr. Nicole Harkin about Heart Health

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ How well do you know your heart? No, fellow millennials. I’m not talking about when it comes to love. But rather about that approximately 10 ounces of muscle beating in our chest that allows us to live every day. We may feel young and invincible, but caring for our hearts

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