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On the Beat - Heart News to Keep you healthy and well April 2022


A Heart-Y Workout

When you exercise, you are training your heart to work better under pressure. Exercise forces your heart to supply your muscles with more oxygen and energy than is needed during rest. It also flushes out wastes that pile up in the muscles faster than when you’re at rest. The result? A fit heart that can fill with blood and squeeze it out more efficiently.

Learn About Heart Smart Exercise


Make Snacking Work for You

A common myth about snacking is that it’s not good for you, but healthy snacking is possible. It’s what you eat and how much you eat that matters.

Get Some Snacking Inspiration


Heart Disease: Keep Your Gums Healthy

People with gum disease are more likely to have heart disease than people with healthy gums. Learn what you can do to keep your gums healthy and protect your heart.

Keep Your Gums Healthy


Visit the Online Heart and Vascular Center

UMass Memorial Medical Center provides adults and children with comprehensive care for all types of heart disease and vascular conditions in Worcester, MA, including coronary artery disease, atrial fibrillation, heart failure and vascular disease. Learn more

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