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The Big Squeeze Encourages Residents to Check Their Blood Pressure

The Big Squeeze Encourages Residents to Check Their Blood Pressure

Mar 31, 2014

The Big Squeeze 2014 is here!

This year marks the fourth annual blood pressure awareness project organized by Live Well Sioux Falls and The Big Squeeze community team. This project has seen growing success over the years, with the number of residents screened more than tripling since 2011.

“The Big Squeeze directly correlates with the Live Well Sioux Falls initiative,”

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Smokers May Show Heart Disease Much Younger Than Nonsmokers

Smokers May Show Heart Disease Much Younger Than Nonsmokers

Mar 31, 2014

According to Reuters Health, a smoker's coronary artery disease is likely to be as advanced as that of a non-smoker who is 10 years older when both show up at the hospital with a heart attack.

A recent research study looked at nearly 14,000 patients hospitalized with blockages in arteries supplying the heart muscle and found smokers were more likely than nonsmokers to

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Video Resources from Live Well Sioux Falls

Video Resources from Live Well Sioux Falls

Mar 17, 2014

Live Well Sioux Falls has a growing number of video resources available that highlight the work we are doing with our community partners.  From healthy community design to smoke-free youth recreation, check out these videos to learn more about the work we are doing to make Sioux Falls an even healthier place to live.