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Understanding A-Fib

September is National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month–take this time to educate yourself on this condition and your risks. What is atrial fibrillation? Atrial fibrillation, sometimes referred to as A-fib, is a type of cardiac arrhythmia, or abnormality in the heart … Continue reading

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Omega-3s for a Happy Heart!

Omega-3 Fatty Acids can benefits both those who are in good health and those at risk of cardiovascular (heart) disease. Research has shown that Omega-3 fatty acids have several health benefits, particularly for heart health. Omega-3s can be obtained by … Continue reading

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Know Your Numbers for Heart Health

Want to lower your risk for heart disease? There are a few "numbers" you should be look out for! There are two types of risk factors for heart disease–those that you can change and those that you cannot change. These … Continue reading

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Great Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

Has your doctor informed you that you need to start working on lowering your cholesterol level? Don’t panic. High cholesterol can lead to serious health risks including heart disease, but you can take simple steps to lower your level with … Continue reading

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Top Ten Ways to Care for Your Heart

You’re one week into American Heart Month. What changes have you been making to improve your cardiac health? Protecting your heart is one of the best ways to ensure a long, healthy, and comfortable life. Consider adopting these top ten … Continue reading

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How Our Emergency Room Cares for You

In the event of an emergency, you want the reassurance that trained medical professionals are close by and ready to take action. At Oak Hill Hospital, you can trust us with your health when the unthinkable occurs.¬†We strive to provide … Continue reading

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