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Rutherford Heart Walk in Murfreesboro on Sept. 21st
Rutherford Heart Walk in Murfreesboro on Sept. 21st

The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's premier event for raising funds to save lives from this country's No. 1 and No. 5 killers - heart disease and stroke.

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American Heart Association celebrates Move More Month in April, urges people to sit less
American Heart Association celebrates Move More Month in April, urges people to sit less

With the recent news that even small bouts of exercise lead to significant health benefits, the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, is urging adults to move more and make it count where they spend most of their time - at work.

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Saint Thomas Completes 1,000th Minimally Invasive Heart Procedure
Saint Thomas Completes 1,000th Minimally Invasive Heart Procedure

The Saint Thomas Heart Team recently completed the 1,000th TAVR procedure since the program launch in 2012.

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SATURDAY: Rutherford County and The American Heart Association Lace Up to Fund Research and Change Lives
SATURDAY: Rutherford County and The American Heart Association Lace Up to Fund Research and Change Lives

The non-competitive, three-mile Heart Walk is still focused on its initial assignment, funding groundbreaking research and lifesaving programs through the passion of walking together to change lives.

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Heart Transplant at age 36... Listen to his story
Heart Transplant at age 36... Listen to his story

Travis Ghee, who lives in Rutherford County, was only 36 years old when he had to have a heart transplant...

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Heart Transplant at age 36... Listen to his story
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Free Lunch with Free Heart Health Seminar at StoneCrest in Smyrna
Free Lunch with Free Heart Health Seminar at StoneCrest in Smyrna

Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States so make a healthy lifestyle part of your daily routine. February is American Heart Month, a perfect time to raise awareness about personal heart health

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Get to the Heart of the Matter on Valentine's Day - From the TN Dept of Health
Get to the Heart of the Matter on Valentine's Day - From the TN Dept of Health

On Valentine's Day people may feel compelled to make public and sometimes pricey displays of love, such as sending flowers to a sweetheart's workplace, giving chocolates or sweets or taking that special someone out to a lavish dinner.

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Annual Rutherford Heart Walk THIS SATURDAY -  Sept. 9th
Annual Rutherford Heart Walk THIS SATURDAY - Sept. 9th

THIS SATURDAY is the annual Heart Walk: Saint Thomas Registered Nurse Kim Saar said that her heart patients are getting younger...

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15,197 Tennesseans died of heart disease in 2014
15,197 Tennesseans died of heart disease in 2014

In 2014, 15,197 Tennesseans died as a result of heart disease. For many of these individuals, changes in diet and exercise might have helped to prevent several key factors leading to heart problems.

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Co-Chairs Announced for the Rutherford Heart Walk in Murfreesboro
Co-Chairs Announced for the Rutherford Heart Walk in Murfreesboro

Bob Gerard, Rutherford County executive of Fifth Third Bank, and Jennifer Williams, controller of Murfreesboro Medical Clinic, will co-chair the upcoming Rutherford Heart Walk on September 19 at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital.

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American Heart Association names board

The board will focus on strategies that will impact the health of Middle Tennessee, especially Rutherford County, and support the mission of the association.

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Blacks more likely to experience heart problems when compared to whites
Blacks more likely to experience heart problems when compared to whites

Blacks are more likely than whites to experience sudden cardiac arrest and at a much earlier age, according to research published in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.

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Black women stand a higher chance of cardiovascular disease
Black women stand a higher chance of cardiovascular disease

Among black women with two or three metabolic abnormalities, relative cardiovascular disease risk was more than doubled (117 percent) for women who were obese and 77 percent higher for women who were overweight.

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Nominate your favorite health care provider today
Nominate your favorite health care provider today

If you or a loved one has recently been hospitalized in Murfreesboro at St. Thomas Rutherford, let WGNS know who stood out in your journey to healing. St. Thomas Rutherford CEO Gordon Ferguson told WGNS...

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Mammography Bus visiting First Bank in Murfreesboro on May 15, 2015
Mammography Bus visiting First Bank in Murfreesboro on May 15, 2015

On Friday, May 15, 2015, the St. Thomas Health Mammogram Bus will be in Murfreesboro at First Bank on Memorial Boulevard.

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Local doctor talks about her heart attack
Local doctor talks about her heart attack

Dr. Carolyn Wester knows first-hand the impact heart disease can have: She suffered a sudden, massive heart attack at age 44 and underwent cardiac bypass surgery...

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The Rutherford County Heart Walk is this Saturday
The Rutherford County Heart Walk is this Saturday

The annual event is a key fundraiser for the American Heart Association in Rutherford County, and funds go to vital research, public health programs...

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Exercising each day can help keep the doctor away
Exercising each day can help keep the doctor away

In a new study reported in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Heart Failure, researchers say more than an hour of moderate or half an hour of vigorous exercise per day may lower your risk of heart failure by 46 percent.

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David Hoke discuses the Heart Walk in Murfreesboro
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Tennessee Warns of Heart Disease among Residents
Tennessee Warns of Heart Disease among Residents

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and is also the number one killer of women, taking more lives than all forms of cancer combined.

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Get Walking in the Rutherford Heart Walk (With Video)
Get Walking in the Rutherford Heart Walk (With Video)
Is your heart ready to get walking? The Rutherford Heart Walk is just around the corner.
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Owning a Pet May Help with Cardiovascular Problems
Having a pet might lower your risk of heart disease, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement.
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