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Reducing Complications and Readmissions After Surgery

Posted by Heart Hugger on Nov 24, 2020 3:10:08 PM

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Heart pillows are a common tool widely used for cardiac patients. They can be comforting, but there is no evidence that they actually help cardiac patients to heal. They also cost hospitals a lot of money for something that is a placebo. As a matter of fact, these pillows can lead to infections when they are taken to different places and exposed to a lot of surfaces. They also can't act as any constant support, as the patient has to hold one in place.

COVID-19 Info for People with Heart Disease

Posted by Heart Hugger on Oct 13, 2020 8:03:43 AM

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The pandemic has caused plenty of concern for individuals with underlying illnesses, especially individuals who suffer from heart disease and have a higher risk. In recent studies, it's been revealed that the strength and health of one's heart plays a large role in their body's ability to fight COVID-19.

One study out of Wuhan, China, revealed that 27.8 percent of hospitalized COVID-19 patients suffered heart damage. Additional research has popped up from Europe and the United States that reinforces this connection. Let's look at what that means for patients.

How Can Hospitals Improve Patient Safety During COVID?

Posted by Heart Hugger on Sep 18, 2020 7:34:25 AM

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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone. There are countless hospitals that are struggling to handle the demand for their services on both the outpatient and inpatient side. As a result, it is important to prioritize both hospital safety and patient safety during this time. With this in mind, there are a few steps that all healthcare professionals within hospitals should be taken to ensure that their patients, staff, and visitors are safe from harm.

Improve Heart Health For A Greater Quality of Life

Posted by Heart Hugger on Apr 24, 2020 12:00:00 AM

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Protecting your heart and staying healthy should be a priority for everyone. Why? Because heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women across the United States. That's a heavy reality and is not one that should be taken lightly. But the good news is that it's actually much easier to live a heart-healthy lifestyle than you might think!

Your Guide to a Heart-Healthy Diet

Posted by Heart Hugger on Mar 6, 2020 7:59:13 AM

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As a living and breathing soul in today's world, it's essential to ensure your heart is in complete harmony with your daily life. Having a healthy heart is the epitome of conducting activities, working and being productive, and your relationships. If there's any one reason to wake up and love the life you're living, it is having a healthy heart.