World Hypertension Day 2020
The Surgeon General reported that nearly half of U.S. adults have high blood pressure. Of those with high blood pressure, three out of four have uncontrolled high blood pressure and one in three leave their condition untreated. Learn how to properly take your blood pressure and what your numbers mean here. Learn more at heart.org/hbp.
Heart Month 2019
February is National Heart Month. Learn more HERE about Heart Month history, why it’s important and steps you can take to improve your own heart health.
Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
Whether you are looking for a light dinner or a tasty appetizer for the big game, this recipe from AimeeMars.com will not disappoint.
Meatless, heart healthy chili
- 6 cans beans *or 3 1/2 cups dry beans
- 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
- 1 orange bell pepper, diced
- 1 jalapeno, cored and diced
- 4 28 oz. cans diced tomatoes
- 2 large, purple onions, diced
- 8 cloves garlic or 2 Tbsp diced garlic
- 2 tbsp lime juice
- 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 1/4 cup cilantro
- 3 tbsp Cumin
- 1 tsp Coriander
- 3 tbsp chili powder
- 1 tbsp smoked paprika
- 1 tsp chipotle powder
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 1 tsp liquid smoke
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1 tbsp salt
Saute onions in a small amount of water or broth for 10 minutes. Add all peppers and cook an additional 10 minutes. Then add garlic and cook 5 more minutes. Add more water/broth as needed.
Add all other ingredients EXCEPT cilantro and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and keep a rolling low boil for 30 minutes. Remove from heat and stir cilantro into warm chili.
If you’re a fan of cheese and sour cream in your chili, add a dollop of Greek yogurt. You will be amazed at how great it tastes!
Recipe adapted from YumUniverse.
Hazards to Outdoor Workers
Outdoor workers are exposed to many types of hazards that depend on their type of work, geographic region, season, and duration of time they are outside. Employers should train outdoor workers about their workplace hazards, including hazard identification and recommendations for preventing and controlling their exposures.
National Blood Donor Month
Did you know that one pint of blood can save up to three lives? Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood. We have the information you need to educate yourself and help those in need. Click here to read more.