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29 Things You Should Do for a Healthy Heart

the MWHC Blog Team February 17, 2016

You’re heard it many times before — follow a healthy lifestyle for a healthy heart. Sounds simple, right?  But it’s…

Know your heart-healthy numbers – including CRP

Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chief of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute February 14, 2017

“Know your numbers.” It’s a common theme surrounding heart health. Most doctors agree you should know your blood pressure, blood…

Why many adults over age 50 need statins—even if they’re ‘healthy’

Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chief of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute February 14, 2018

The U.S. population is trending older, and as we age, our risk for heart disease increases. We’re on the verge…