Celebrate Employee Health and Fitness Month with These 6 Ways to Boost Your Heart Health

Employee health matters. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that productivity losses due to absenteeism costs U.S. companies $225.8 billion each year. And, heart disease and stroke are among the most common and expensive health issues facing our nation today. Treatment for these problems amounts to $1 out of every $6 spent on health care in this country.

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How Stress Can Impact Your Heart

Stress is a normal part of life—whether it's a stressful day at work, a sick family member, a job change, a divorce or any other normal change in your life, things happen to make us feel overwhelmed. 

It may not be possible to avoid stress, but at SIU Medicine, patients are encouraged to learn how to manage daily stress more effectively.

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10 Ways to Give Your Heart Some Love This Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease kills more Americans than any other medical condition. In 2016, more people died from heart disease than from accidents, stroke, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, influenza and pneumonia combined.

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