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For more than 10 years, THV11 has been committed to raising awareness about heart disease and providing life-saving information.

Heart disease can affect anyone. However, it is the #1 killer of women and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. In fact, heart disease affects more women than men (Source: American Heart Association).

On the 11th of every month, THV11 will bring you stories focused on prevention, healthy lifestyle, medical breakthroughs and stories of hope. Our goal is to encourage Arkansans to take charge and be HEART HEALTHY.

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Nationwide initiative to help local senior women fight their top health threat

Nationwide initiative to help local senior women fight their top health threatTo combat the increasing chances of heart disease in elderly women, teams from Brookdale senior living communities have begun a program called "10,000 Heart to Hearts."
  • Little Rock
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Arkansas ranks highest in nation for romantic fitness

Arkansas ranks highest in nation for romantic fitnessArkansas may not be ranked the most romantic state, but it definitely ranks high up elsewhere.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Symptoms of heart disease are different in women

Symptoms of heart disease are different in womenHeart disease is the number one killer of women, and research shows that our symptoms are different than those in men.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Congenital heart defects can increase risk of developing medical conditions

Congenital heart defects can increase risk of developing medical conditionsFebruary is American Heart Month, and THV 11 is working to make sure you know the facts behind the number one killer of men and women in this country.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Go Red for women: Break the barrier against heart disease

Go Red for women: Break the barrier against heart diseaseWomen are strong. We are smart. We solve problems. Women can do anything men can do. And, there are some things we're even better at – dying of heart disease and stroke.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
News

5 tips for healthier, glowing skin

5 tips for healthier, glowing skinYou don't have to live at the spa, spend money on expensive products, or change everything about your beauty routine in order to have a healthy complexion.
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
THV This Morning

4 tips to stick with that fitness resolution

4 tips to stick with that fitness resolutionNew Year's Day is a time when many of us make a resolution to get in better shape.
  • THV This Morning
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
THV This Morning

The argument against weight loss supplements

The argument against weight loss supplementsStore shelves are packed with weight-loss supplements promising to help you drop pounds, lose inches and burn fat fast
  • THV This Morning
  • 2 months ago
THV This Morning

Consumer Report: Limit rice consumption, arsenic present

Consumer Report: Limit rice consumption, arsenic presentConsumer has issued new guidelines for limits on how much rice you and your children should eat.
  • THV This Morning
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Life

9 nutrition tips for the holidays; plus a look at the 'no excuse' workout

9 nutrition tips for the holidays; plus a look at the 'no excuse' workoutLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - This winter, don't allow excuses to get in the way of your health.
  • Life
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Life

Easy swaps for heart-healthy meals

Easy swaps for heart-healthy mealsRebecca Buerkle shares some heart-healthy eating tips.
  • Life
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Saturday Morning

Snack healthy during your tailgate

Snack healthy during your tailgateAll of the tasty treats you can find at a tailgate party add up quickly in the calorie department.
  • Saturday Morning
  • 4 months ago
Local

Heart Healthy Halloween: Trick-or-treating with diabetes

Heart Healthy Halloween: Trick-or-treating with diabetesFour percent of all candy consumed in this country occurs on one day – Halloween.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

Sickle cell patient starts treatment clinic

Sickle cell patient starts treatment clinicGermaine Johnson died from Sickle Cell Anemia at the age of 41 on June 9th, 2014. His twin sister was also born with Sickle Cell; she died at 14-months-old.
  • Health
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
THV This Morning

Stress and your heart health

Stress and your heart healthIt’s the 11th of the month, so we’re focusing on your heart health this morning. Dr. Allison Shaw-Devine is a cardiologist from UAMS. We’re talking about stress and how too much of it may affect your heart.
  • THV This Morning
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

What obesity epidemic? Arkansas youth getting active!

What obesity epidemic? Arkansas youth getting active!The obesity epidemic is no secret, and neither is the solution – nutrition and exercise
  • Local
  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Heart Healthy

In the Red: Causes, treatment of irregular heartbeats

In the Red: Causes, treatment of irregular heartbeatsToday we're talking about a condition that doctors say is pretty common: irregular heartbeats.
  • Heart Healthy
  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

NLR firefighters create cycling team

NLR firefighters create cycling teamThey're usually out fighting fires and saving lives, but now, on many mornings you can find the North Little Rock Fire Department out cycling along the River Trail.
  • Local
  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

NLR firefighters create cycling team

NLR firefighters create cycling teamThey're usually out fighting fires and saving lives, but now, on many mornings you can find the North Little Rock Fire Department out cycling along the River Trail.
  • Local
  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Health

In the Red: Tips for a heart-healthy summer

In the Red: Tips for a heart-healthy summerThis hot weather means days at the pool, family picnics and baseball.
  • Health
  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Benton/Bryant

Saline County Health Fair spotlighting good health

Saline County Health Fair spotlighting good healthAs part of THV 11's "In the Red" healthy heart campaign - we're highlighting the Saline County Health Fair.
  • Benton/Bryant
  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Hemiplegic migraines mimic symptoms of stroke

Hemiplegic migraines mimic symptoms of strokeNumbness, slurred speech, and confusion are just a few symptoms that describe a stroke. But they can describe something else too.
  • Local
  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Go Red Luncheon: Arkansas women fighting heart disease

Go Red Luncheon: Arkansas women fighting heart diseaseGo Red Luncheon: Arkansas women fighting heart disease
  • Local
  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Life

2014 Go Red for Women Luncheon

2014 Go Red for Women LuncheonGo Red For Women
  • Life
  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Stroke patient saved through UAMS statewide network

Stroke patient saved through UAMS statewide networkAR SAVES (Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Vital Emergency Support) uses a high-speed video communications system to help provide immediate, life-saving treatments to stroke patients 24 hours a day.
  • Local
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
THV This Morning

Stroke patient saved through UAMS statewide network

Stroke patient saved through UAMS statewide networkAR SAVES (Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Vital Emergency Support) uses a high-speed video communications system to help provide immediate, life-saving treatments to stroke patients 24 hours a day.
  • THV This Morning
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

3 women share their struggles with heart disease

3 women share their struggles with heart diseaseOn the 11th of every month, THV11 focuses on heart health awareness.
  • Local
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Choosing heart-healthy options at dinner with friends

Choosing heart-healthy options at dinner with friendsHappy Hour makes the perfect night out after a long day. But when you're counting calories, it can sound unappealing.
  • Local
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

How to eat and drink heart healthily at happy hour

How to eat and drink heart healthily at happy hourDoes a healthy happy hour exist? It sure does, you just need to know what to choose, and what not to.
  • Health
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Heart healthy happy hour ideas

Heart healthy happy hour ideasHappy Hour makes the perfect night out after a long day. But when you're counting calories, it can sound unappealing.
  • Local
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
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