Health Blog

Welcome to the ongoing series of blog posts from UTMB Health focusing on key aspects of maintaining your health

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Tips for Living Heart-Healthy

September is Eat Smart Month, Cholesterol Education Month and Childhood Obesity Month; World Heart Day is also celebrated on Sept. 29 – so now is a great time to start your journey toward heart-healthy living.

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Myths about Atrial Fibrillation or ‘AFib’

Nearly 6 million people in the United States have atrial fibrillation. These rapid and irregular beats if left untreated over time can increase the risk for heart failure, stroke and death.

Learn Hands-Only CPR

What is Hands Only CPR?

When a person has a cardiac arrest, survival depends on immediately receiving CPR from someone nearby.