HEARTHEALTHY MORNINGS Good for you can be delicious. MORNINGS MATTER Start your day in a heart-healthy way 16 W IN TER 2017 The good news is that there's an opportunity to make those early hours work for you and your health. Every morning, you make decisions that can have an impact on your heart, says Garth Graham, MD, a cardiologist and former deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. "Although genetics is important, the kinds of habits we employ are even more important," he says. Take these changes one at a time, and soon you'll be on your way to a healthier day-and life. PHOTO BY GLOW IMAGES Did you know heart attacks are more common in the morning? Some research even suggests that a.m. heart attacks are also the most serious. As if mornings weren't stressful enough.