Research Snapshot: Study proves poor maternal heart health results in preterm birth, low birthweight and cesarean birth
May. 13, 2021—Maternal health researcher James Muchira confirms poor maternal heart health results in adverse childbirth outcomes in the United States; hypertension is the strongest predictor of this association, with disparities observed along racial lines. Est. reading time: 2 mins.
Feb. 14, 2018—You can greatly reduce your heart-disease risk through a healthy lifestyle, and Health Plus encourages you to take action by attending the Love Your Heart expo.
Jan. 31, 2018—Join Health Plus from noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 2 in Light Hall, Room 202, for a special lunch with Cheryl Laffer, professor of medicine in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, and learn about hypertension and the new guidelines. Wear red to this event and receive a heart-healthy lunch while supplies last.
May. 19, 2017—Here’s what you need to know to boost your heart health and reduce heart attack risk.
Apr. 24, 2017—The words “coronary artery disease” immediately make us think of people in their 60s, 70s and beyond. But a 30-year population study shows clearly that what we do in our early adult life will impact our health later on, said lead author Jeffrey Carr, Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Radiology and Radiological Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Feb. 28, 2017—People who have dealt with cancer may also need to take special care of their hearts. Here’s how.
Jan. 25, 2017—Attend an informative discussion on cholesterol with Julie B. Damp, associate professor of medicine and associate director of the Cardiovascular Training Program. Wear red to this event and get a heart-healthy lunch while supplies last.
Feb. 11, 2016—Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and Tennessee is no exception. Learn eight steps you can take to pump up your heart health.
Feb. 10, 2016—Valentine’s Day is coming this weekend. If you’re still making plans for Sunday, see recommendations from MySouthernHealth.com for fun ideas on active dates out and for heart-healthy food ideas to make at home.
Jan. 27, 2016—February is National Heart Month. Join in a variety of fun and informative events and programs with Count On Your Heart.