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Monthly Archives: December 2021

Smoking and Its Effects on the Cardiovascular System

December 15, 2021

There’s no shortage of information regarding smoking and your health. Not only do cigarette packs let you know how bad it can be, but there’s no shortage of anti-smoking and smoking cessation ads on TV and elsewhere. Most of the messaging revolves around the very clear and outward signs of smoking including lung cancer and breathing problems such as COPD. However, smoking also wreaks havoc on the circulatory and cardiovascular system.

The Huntington Heart Center explains how smoking impact the cardiovascular system

When you dig a little deeper and learn more about how smoking affects the cardiovascular system, you can immediately see why it is so detrimental.

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Wearable Tech – Useful Diagnostics or A Detriment?

December 1, 2021

The Huntington Heart Center discusses if wearable tech helpful for diagnostic cardiology or a detriment?

With the advent of the latest generations of Apple Watch, wearable technology has taken a huge leap forward. Until the past few years, wearables, especially in the form of a portable EKG was not only extremely expensive but was only available from your cardiologist or medical team. On the surface, it seems as though these new technologies can only add to our health picture; however, it is important that we delve deeper into the issue to understand whether wearables are truly useful or if they make our lives more complicated.

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