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COVID-19 Update: June 3, 2020

By Orville Caval on Jun 3, 2020 5:00:00 PM

Situation Update

MKC clinics are still here to meet your heart care needs during the pandemic. While some of our patient appointments are being performed virtually through Tele-Medicine or telephone, we are open for office visits, diagnostic imaging and other services necessary to manage your health.

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How to Read Nutrition Facts Label If You Have Heart Disease

By Orville Caval on Feb 24, 2020 9:15:00 AM

Why you should make it a practice to read food labels before you get to the checkout.

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Celebrate American Heart Month Together: Join the #OurHearts Movement

By Orville Caval on Feb 14, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Did you know that people who have close relationships at home, work, or in their community tend to be healthier and live longer? One reason, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), is that we're more successful at meeting our health goals when we join forces with others. NHLBI launched the #OurHearts movement to inspire us to protect and strengthen our hearts with the support of others. 

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2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (health.gov)

By Orville Caval on Feb 10, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Every five years since 1980, a new edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans is published. Its goal is to make recommendations about the components of a healthy and nutritionally adequate diet to help promote health and prevent chronic diseases for current and future generations. Although many of its recommendations have remained relatively regular over time, the Dietary Guidelines have evolved as scientific knowledge has grown. These advancements have provided a greater understanding of, and focus on, the importance of healthy eating patterns, and how foods and beverages act synergistically to affect health. Therefore, healthy eating patterns are a focus of the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines.

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February is American Heart Month

By Orville Caval on Feb 7, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Raise awareness about heart health and urge those around you to prevent heart disease. #OurHearts are healthier together. Join us!

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