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Nine in 10 people with high blood pressure can control it, but half don't

Posted on August 14, 2015 in Health and Wellness for The Vineyard on Catawba

Recent studies suggest that 9 out of 10 people with high blood pressure can control it; however, only about half of the people in the United States with high blood pressure do.

4 simple ways to protect yourself from cardiovascular disease

Posted on July 30, 2015 in Health and Wellness for The Vineyard on Catawba

Cardiovascular disease – damage to the heart and blood vessels – claims more American lives each year than all forms of cancer combined, according to the American Heart Association. Yet simple preventive steps, such as getting a cardiovascular screening, can help you make strides toward keeping your heart and blood vessels healthy.

How to prevent identity theft during tax season

Posted on April 3, 2015 in Health and Wellness for All Communities

It’s the time of year when Americans gather their financial documents and anxiously await news of a tax refund or debt. While many hope to get money back, Time Magazine recently reported that the IRS paid an estimated $5 billion plus in false tax refunds in 2013, and according to Bloomberg Business that number could potentially grow to $21 billion by 2017.

5 health improvements you can make today that will pay off for a lifetime

Posted on February 23, 2015 in Health and Wellness for The Vineyard on Catawba

Improving your health and wellness can seem like a daunting task, especially if you know you have some bad health habits to break. But, several improvements you can make today can result in tremendous health benefits.

Healthy, Quick Meals at Home

Posted on February 17, 2014 in Health and Wellness for All Communities

Our rehab guests often ask our dieticians about healthy eating at home.

Women: Watch For Non-Classic Heart Attack Symptoms

Posted on February 14, 2014 in Health and Wellness for All Communities

February is American Heart Month, and we encourage you to take charge of your heart health β€” today and every day!

Stay Safe in the Sun!

Posted on July 24, 2013 in Health and Wellness for All Communities - 1 Comment

Summertime means fun in the sun, but it's important to know the dangers of overexposure.

Restore Your Independence

Posted on July 1, 2013 in Health and Wellness for All Communities

Restorative care is a philosophy of care that focuses on you and your independence.

Suspect a Stroke? Act FAST

Posted on June 18, 2013 in Health and Wellness for All Communities

Learn the warning signs of a stroke.

OPRS Pledges Support for June's National Employee Wellness Month

Posted on June 1, 2013 in Health and Wellness for All Communities

Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services joins leading U.S. organizations in promoting the value of an engaged and healthy workforce.

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