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How the Heart Works

The normal heart is a strong, muscular pump a little larger than a fist. It pumps blood continuously through the circulatory system. Each day the average heart beats (expands and contracts) 100,000 times and pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood. In a 70-year lifetime, an average human heart beats more than 2.5 billion times. more

Healthy Recipes

Try these recipes and discover how easy it is to enjoy deliciously healthy meals at home.

Pacemaker ID card

Print and carry this card with you in case of emergency.

Use an Automated External Defibrillator

AEDs are now standard in many public places. Learn to use one to save lives.

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