November means Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving means sweet potato “something” at your table. Try a new recipe this week that is a modern twist on all sweet potato dishes: sweet potato carbonara. “The Vitamin A Sweet Potato” The nutritional value of the sweet potato is unbeatable! It is rich in complex carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins B-5 and B-6 […]

There’s no time like the present to consider the health of your heart.  Cardiovascular disease remains the number one killer of Americans, claiming more lives than any other major cause of death, according to the American Heart Association.  Cardiovascular diseases include high blood pressure, coronary heart disease (heart attack and angina), congestive heart failure, stroke, […]

A new device may help eliminate the need for blood thinner medications in patients with atrial fibrillation who are at high risk for stroke. Atrial fibrillation is the most common electrical abnormality of the heart – and it becomes increasingly common the older we get. It is also one of the most common causes of […]