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Heartstrong Registered Nurse

Specialty: nurse practitioner (NP)
nutley, New Jersey
I am a nurse practitioner, author, motivational speaker, consultant and expert in healthy lifestyles.  I am also co-founder of Heartstrong, LLC a healthcare education business.  Please visit my website www.carolynstrimike.com and my Heartstrong website at www.heart-strong.com
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Polar Bear Plunge 2011 for Special Olympics NJ by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health When the temperatures drop, the Polar Bears Plunge! The Polar Bear Plunges for Special Olympics New Jersey are fundraising events in which participants pledge $ ... Read on »
Healthy Holiday Tips by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health With more parties, productions, baking, and shopping going on during the holiday season than any other, it’s hard to not get caught up in all the festivities. Before you k ... Read on »
Testicular Cancer: More Common Males 15 to 34 by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Compared with other types of cancer, testicular cancer is rare. But testicular cancer is the most common cancer in American males between the ages of 15 and 34. Testic ... Read on »
How to Stay Healthy When Studying Online by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health It’s a route that many students are taking nowadays because it allows them the freedom to do many things simultaneously while providing them with a great deal of flexib ... Read on »
Clean Teeth, Healthy Heart by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health You do everything you can to keep your heart healthy—exercise, take aspirin and avoid foods that are prone to clog your arteries. But did you know one of the key ways f ... Read on »
A Little Exercise Can Go a Long Way by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health from the Healthy Living area When you hear advice to exercise for 30 to 45 minutes or more, nearly every day, you may think, “In whose life? Get real.” Many wom ... Read on »
Petition Aims to Improve the Care of Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health   Washington, DC — The Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.) Coalition has launched a petition drive at padcoalition.org to urge President Obama and Congress to increas ... Read on »
Overcoming the Fear of Breast Cancer by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health from the Breast Health Center If you’re scared that you will one day hear the words, “You have breast cancer ,” you’ve got plenty of company. Breast cancer is the most ... Read on »
Keeping the pounds off (after weight loss) by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health   Once a person loses excess weight, the next great battle is keeping those pounds off! A recent study from the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research found ... Read on »
New CPR Guidelines Released by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health The American Heart Association announces its new Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) guidelines today. Released only once every five years, these guidelines — driven by th ... Read on »
Preventing and Coping with Gynecologic Cancer by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health from the Reproductive and Pelvic Health Center by Pamela M. Peeke, MD, MPH Reading about gynecologic cancer is enough to send shivers down any woman’s spine. F ... Read on »
Essential Tips for Maintaining Healthy Skin by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health from the Skin Health Center When is the last time you thought about your skin beyond worrying over a wrinkle or praying that a pimple would be gone before an important ... Read on »
Pilates for Pink: 5th annual national breast cancer awareness initiative by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health 5 Years of Pilates for Pink Join SHAPE and The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® for their 5th annual national breast cancer awareness initiative, Pilates for Pink. T ... Read on »
New Book to Help Hispanics Prevent Heart Disease and Diabetes by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health In a recent American Heart Association survey of Hispanic Americans, 45 percent thought they were at ideal heart health. However, 66 percent of those surveyed said a healt ... Read on »
Nuevo libro para ayudar a los Hispanos a prevenir enfermedades cardíacas y la diabetes by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Las enfermedades del corazon, derrames cerebrales y la diabetes son las principales causas de muerte entre los Hispanos. La mayoría de los Hispanos no son conscientes ... Read on »
Insulin Therapy and Your Life by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health  If your doctor just started you on insulin therapy, you’ve likely had diabetes for a while and you know the importance of following a healthy diet, exercising regularly a ... Read on »
Sleep Better Starting Tonight by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health If you can’t remember the last time you woke up feeling rested and refreshed, you’re not alone. Many of us have trouble falling asleep or awaken during the night and can’t ... Read on »
Risk Factors for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Studied by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health An aortic aneurysm occurs when the walls of the main blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart (the aorta) bulges or dilates.  An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) ... Read on »
Biggest Health Threats Among Hisapnics Today by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Heart disease is the #1 killer of Hispanic men and women in the U.S. Hispanics are at a higher risk to develop diabetes which is a strong risk factor for heart problems. H ... Read on »
American Red Cross Statement On Compression-Only CPR by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health “Articles published in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) cite a pair of studies on Compression-Only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), sometimes called continuo ... Read on »