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Heal Your Heart: Cardiovascular Rehab One Plate at a Time by Eden Huma, RN (MSHN Graduate 2021)

By the mid-1900’s, heart disease was the leading cause of death in the U.S, with autopsies revealing coronary atherosclerosis as the culprit (Dalen, Alpert, Goldberg, & Weinstein, 2014). Diets in the United States were consisting of more sugar and animal fats, and smoking was on the rise while physical activity was diminishing. In addition, the read more…

Ready…Set…Giggle! by Dr. Andrea Pryce, N.D. (Hawthorn Faculty)

Few things are as emotionally satisfying as having a good, deep, belly laugh. Laughter is extremely powerful. Mark Twain is quoted as saying, “Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.” Many people became familiar with laughter as medicine thanks to the work of Robin Williams in the movie “Patch Adams.” This film was actually read more…