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Laugh Every Day to Keep a Heart Attack Away

“HO HO HA HA HA!” You heard that right.  We are learning how to laugh! I have been hearing about some health and fitness craze known as Laughter Yoga.  There are even trends called Laughter Therapy and Laughter Clubs! “HO HO HA HA HA!” The chant – “HO HO HA HA HA” is how class […]

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What’s in Your Easter Basket?

“My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far today, I have finished 2 bags of M&M’s and a chocolate cake. I feel better already.” Humor columnist Dave Barry penned that wise and thought-provoking statement. I tried to achieve the same inner peace recently with two […]

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Who Has the Softer Heart?

I have always been the daydreamer, the idealist, and the tenderhearted.  I have always believed in the goodness and kindness of others.  I believe that makes me “soft-hearted.” I doubt I will ever change. That is the way God has wired me. Yet, a recent story, from 60 Minutes Overtime, with Lesley Stahl, discloses that […]

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Kathy Magliato M.D. – Holding the Human Heart

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”  ~ Mae West Everyone admires someone.  Everyone has a hero.  That individual is often someone close like a mother or a father, brother or a sister.  You admire their character and their achievement in a way that impacts your life. Some people […]

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Happy Doctor’s Day 2014!

Happy Doctor’s Day 2014 Someone should thank a doctor today… March 30th is Doctor’s Day!  Why should we recognize our physicians? First of all, I would like to recognize the long and arduous journey it takes to become a doctor.  They invest these years of their life to fulfill a dream that leaves them in […]

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Rosie O’Donnell Goes Red for Women 2014

I am my own biggest critic.  There is no doubt.  I continue to muster up the courage to move past my own vulnerability and uncertainty to deal with life’s next challenge.  We all have a need for validation.  We all want to be seen.  We all want to be heard.  Everyone wants to be respected […]

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SMILE! It is Good for Your Heart

“Laugh, even when you feel too sick or too worn out or tired. Smile, even when you’re trying not to cry and the tears are blurring your vision.  Sing, even when people stare at you and tell you your voice is crappy.”  ~ Alysha Speers GOAL of the DAY:  Make others smile! How am I […]

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A Diamond is Just a Lump of Coal under Pressure

“Your journey has molded you for your greater good, and it was exactly what it needed to be. Don’t think that you’ve lost time. It took each and every situation you have encountered to bring you to the now, and now is right on time.” ― Asha Tyson My most recent health struggle has led […]

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How Do You Make Your Heart Happy?

“Are you kidding me?!” That was the flabbergasted response to a young man’s reaction from a waitress when she told him that their meal was paid for by an anonymous donor. Still dumbfounded, the young women across the table from him, tried to clarify: “That is SO weird.”  “Are you serious?!” The waitress reassured them […]

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Her Story, Her Heart

On the eve of Valentine’s Day, I had the privilege of sharing “My Heart Story” at Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire.  Entitled “Her Story, Her Heart”, the presentation was developed to treat your sweetheart or yourself to the gift of heart health. It was a panel presentation and included cardiologist Regis Fernandes M.D., Susan Pope,N.P. […]

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