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Heart Health Tips

Small Steps Add Up To Better Heart Health

Day Kimball Healthcare provides high-quality, comprehensive and coordinated cardiac care, from prevention to emergency care, to rehab (but we prefer prevention). Scroll down for tips from our experts on heart health, or click the links below for more information about our cardiology services.

Learn more about Cardiology Services > 
From cardiologist physician services to first-rate emergency cardiac care, non-invasive cardiac testing, anti-coagulation clinics and more - we're here to help keep your heart healthy.

Learn more about Cardiac Rehab > 
Whether you've already suffered a heart attack or other cardiac event or your doctor has told you you're at risk for one, our 4-phase program of cardiac rehab can help you recover and return to as much physical activity and health as possible through medically supervised exercise and professional education to help you implement a heart-healthy lifestyle.

Tips from the American Heart Association >


An American Heart Month Feature | Heart Attack Survivor Takes on the Hartford Half Marathon
Heart attack survivor, Reverend David Choquette from Pomfret, recently completed the virtual Hartford Half Marathon, while raising money for a cause close to his heart at Day Kimball Hospital (DKH) –...
5 Tips for Maintaining Heart Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Heart attacks and heart disease do not stop for a pandemic, and neither should you. Maintaining your heart health has never been more important than now. People with heart disease and other medical...
Day Kimball Hospital Cardiac Rehab Program Gets Avid Runner Back in the Race
An American Heart Month Feature Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., but it’s easy to think it won’t affect you if you’re young, eat well, and exercise regularly. That’s what...
Matters of the Heart | Know the Warning Signs of a Heart Attack
February is American Heart Month. Traditionally a month when hearts are top of mind, it’s the perfect time to talk about the warning signs of a heart attack and to commit to a lifestyle that improves...
 Day Kimball Hospital Participates in the American Heart Association’s “Little Hats, Big Hearts” Program
As one of several initiatives at Day Kimball Healthcare to celebrate American Heart Month during February, the Hospital participated in the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Little Hats, Big Hearts...
Philanthropy Matters | Affecting the Future of Heart Health in Northeastern CT
February is American Heart Month, a time to remind us all to focus on our hearts, and encourage our families, friends, and loved ones to get involved in heart health. According to the American...
Sylvia Miller, 86, Works Out Three Times a Week – And it May Have Recently Saved Her Life
Brenda-Rich Pike, exercise physiologist (left) and Carol Artiaco, RN (right) with Sylvia Miller of Brooklyn, CT at Day Kimball Hospital's Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation medically-supervised exercise...
New Guidelines for Emergency Response to Cardiac Arrest
There has recently been a significant change in the way Emergency Medical Responders (EMS) in Connecticut treat patients suffering from cardiac arrest. The change comes as the result of new national...
Bouncing Back from a Heart Attack: How One Man’s Coworkers Changed His Life
When Bob Kovaleski joined the staff at Day Kimball Healthcare more than two years ago he had just made a career change and was looking for a new lease on life. He didn’t know then the extent to which...
Rehab for Your Heart
Did you know that there is rehab for your heart? If you’ve suffered a heart attack or other cardiac event, there is something you can do to reduce the potentially devastating effects. And if you...
Two Steps to a Healthier New Year
Many people pledge to become healthier in the New Year – but what does that mean? Where should you start? You may have more success if you set a concrete goal rather than a vague pledge to “eat...
Infographic | High Blood Pressure Basics
Come February 14, everything is hearts and roses as we celebrate Valentine's Day. But the month of February is also the time to observe American Heart Month. Take time to think about what you can do...

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