Tag: heart disease

Free Health Happy Hour Tomorrow – Combat Heart Disease

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Join us Wednesday, July 20 from 5:30-8pm for a  free happy hour followed by a wellness talk with cardiologist Michael Miller, MD, as he discusses the under-recognized but strong connection between stress and heart disease.

Dr. Miller, author of Heal Your Heart: The Positive Emotions Prescription to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease will share emotion management tips and techniques to optimize your heart health, reduce your risk of heart disease, and help you live a positive and healthy lifestyle.

Following the talk, Lisa Miller, DPM, will demonstrate how to prepare heart-healthy and mood-enhancing meals.

You’ll learn:

  • The latest tools designed to help you take charge of your emotions
  • The benefits positive emotions have on your heart health
  • About the latest advances in the new and exciting field of behavioral cardiology
  • How to improve and maintain your positive emotion quotient score (PEQ) through daily activities

You’ll explore:

  • Your own emotional health with the help of a leader in the field of behavioral cardiology
  • Stress reduction techniques to help improve your mood

Register now  Wednesday, July 20    5:30-8 pm

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Combat Heart Disease: Take Charge of Emotions to Optimize Your Heart Health

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Join us Wednesday, July 20 from 5:30-8pm for a  free happy hour followed by a wellness talk with cardiologist Michael Miller, MD, as he discusses the under-recognized but strong connection between stress and heart disease.

Dr. Miller, author of Heal Your Heart: The Positive Emotions Prescription to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease will share emotion management tips and techniques to optimize your heart health, reduce your risk of heart disease, and help you live a positive and healthy lifestyle.

Following the talk, Lisa Miller, DPM, will demonstrate how to prepare heart-healthy and mood-enhancing meals.

You’ll learn:

  • The latest tools designed to help you take charge of your emotions
  • The benefits positive emotions have on your heart health
  • About the latest advances in the new and exciting field of behavioral cardiology
  • How to improve and maintain your positive emotion quotient score (PEQ) through daily activities

You’ll explore:

  • Your own emotional health with the help of a leader in the field of behavioral cardiology
  • Stress reduction techniques to help improve your mood

Register now  Wednesday, July 20    5:30-8 pm

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Hopkins Docs Develop Test That Can Tell When You’ll Die

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Consider it a more scientific version of the death clock: Johns Hopkins cardiologists have developed a formula that predicts mortality based on a simple treadmill test alone.

This Week in Research: Toxic Herbal Medicine & “Race-Aware” Blood Pressures

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Photo via Wikimedia

Herbal remedies have been in use for centuries to treat all sorts of ailments. But Johns Hopkins researchers have recently identified a particular (and popular) herbal remedy used to fight arthritis, gout, and inflammation has one unfortunate side effect:  it causes cancer.

This Week in Research: Optimism is Good, Cat Poop is Bad

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Here’s a reason no one calls cats “[hu]man’s best friend”:  their poop may be toxic to us. And they deposit approximately 1.2 million tons of it into the environment each year. Researchers at Johns Hopkins are doing the heroic work of, uh, digging deeper into the problem of Toxoplasma gondii, a parasite that’s found in feline feces, and that can cause serious health problems.

This Week in Research: Losing Weight & The “Cocktail Party Effect”

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Good news for party talkers:  Even in a noisy, chaotic environment, most people are able to zero in on a conversation with a particular person without too much trouble. Which, if you think about it, is a pretty sophisticated cognitive process, and one that’s being studied by researchers at the University of Maryland (among other places).

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