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Managing High Blood Pressure: Exercise, Diet and Rest

Learn what exercise, diet and sleep habits our experts recommend for those working to control their high blood pressure.


Stroke Recovery: What You and Your Caregivers Can Expect After Returning Home

The road to full stroke recovery can be a long one. While the fastest period of progress occurs in the first three to four months after a stroke, you may see continued improvements over the next one to two years.


After a Stroke: Navigating End-of-Life Planning and Care

Having a stroke can affect your lifespan. In fact, stroke remains the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. While we always hope for a full recovery, you and your loved ones should also know how to prepare for the worst. Here’s what you need to know about end-of-life planning and care.


Tillamook Hosts Annual 'Art for the Heart'

Our partners at Adventist Health Tillamook recently opened their annual heart-themed art exhibit and announced winners in several categories.


Busting Heart Health Myths

When you think of heart disease, your mind may quickly picture an older man with a previous heart attack, family history of high blood pressure and years of smoking history. But that's not the whole story. “Even people who seem to be in perfect health can be affected by heart disease," says Michael Gardner, MD, a Northwest Regional Heart & Vascular cardiologist.