Learn CPR in 2 Minutes

October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Awareness Month. Every two minutes someone drops dead from SCA — could you save someone? Take a few minutes to watch my latest video and learn the basics of Hands-Only CPR. With it you CAN save a life. Pass this along — let’s make sure everyone knows how to…

Yard Work IS Exercise!

Check out Eliz’s Quick Tip on using yard work to move more! Remember to drink water when working out in the yard, and to wear sunscreen! Get moving this season – it’s great for your heart, and your garden! How are you keeping active this season? Eliz Greene survived a massive heart attack while seven-months…

Mammogram for Your Heart?

Yet another reason to schedule your mammogram! We all know mammograms can detect early breast cancer, but did you know it could also predict early heart disease? Along with detecting a lump, mammograms can also detect calcium deposits in the blood vessels of the breast, an indicator of early heart disease. Calcium deposits detected on…

Wine and Chocolate Recommendation

As you may know, I am a big fan of wine and chocolate as a stress remedy. But which wine and what chocolate you may ask. Red wine (white wine doesn’t supply the same benefits) doesn’t have to cost much to be good. Here are some of my favorites is usually available for under $15:…

HEART for Women Act Passes House

Good news! The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelminlgly to pass the HEART for Women Act. Now on to the Senate!! Four members of Wisconsin’s delegation to the U.S. House have co-sponsored the legislation, including: Tammy Baldwin, D-Madison; Ron Kind, D-LaCrosse; Steve Kagen, D-Appleton; and Gwen Moore, D-Milwaukee. The Heart for Women Act takes a…

A View From the Top

I often close e-mails and letters with: “Wishing you low stress and great success.” Often the key to limiting stress and getting what you want is the people choose to help meet the goal. This summer I took a trip to the top of the mast of our Catalina 34 sailboat. It is a “tall…