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Alaska Heart Beat; Winter 2015

January 28, 2015

You can view the full newsletter by clicking here , or read below. Support Vein Health With A Balanced Diet You heart, arteries and veins all work together. At the Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute, we consider your whole circulatory system and are proud to offer one of the most advanced vein clinics in Alaska. Veins […]

February 25, 2015

February 25, 2015

Does sitting with your legs crossed increase your chances of developing varicose veins? The New York Times’ Science Q&A column tackled that question recently . Dr. Darren B. Schneider, chief of vascular and endovascular surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, told the Times that despite “popular belief,” crossing your legs while you sit doesn’t cause any vascular problems and […]

February 18, 2015

February 18, 2015

No matter how healthy a lifestyle you live, a significant factor in the likelihood you will develop varicose veins is outside of your control: An estimated 50 percent of affected patients have a family history. Such is the case of former Olympic champion swimmer and TV host Summer Sanders. “I had always associated varicose veins […]

February 11, 2015

February 11, 2015

Every February, America puts its focus on the color red and hearts. Not only for Valentine’s Day but, more importantly, because of American Heart Month. The month is a powerful way of reminding us that heart disease is our nation’s No. 1 killer. We should all take time to learn about our risks for heart […]

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