Antelope Memorial Hospital and Family Practice 

Healthy heart awareness at Antelope Memorial Hospital


February 23, 2023

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Heart Healt - Bill Taylor, of Neligh, works with Molly Navratil, RN, in the Antelope Memorial Hospital Cardiac Rehab Center. Its program provides cardiac patients monitored exercise, education and moral support for building cardiac conditioning.

"Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, resulting in approximately 697,000 deaths each year,"according to the

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is important to know an individual may reduce risks by addressing the "controllable" risk factors. They include targeting comorbidity conditions, avoiding tobacco use, maintaining a healthy body weight, exercising routinely and controlling stress.

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