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Heart to Heart Winter 2023

This issue of Samaritan Health Services’ Heart to Heart magazine features a local radio host’s incredible journey through a scary heart and stroke event that led to a change in lifestyle, gratefulness and more time. There’s also a story about the first patient to receive a valve-in-valve transcatheter mitral valve replacement at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center.

Get tips on how to make your resolutions stick with attainable goals and how to keep your goals on track. Learn how healthy habits can help offset genetic risk and which habits you should shed. Find out if you can reverse heart disease, what key nutrients are necessary for optimal health and if you should keep or eliminate that daily cup of joe.

Enjoy a story of how a doula helped a family welcome their new baby into the world after their birth plan didn’t go as expected. Find out why grandparenting is good for you, how to cope with emotional distress and the power of pet therapy.

Finally, hear from a local cancer survivor and how she is thriving and giving back to the community. You can also learn how to leave a lasting legacy with a gift to the Ken and Lorraine Carter Hospice House Endowment.

Heart to Heart is your local guide to good health from Samaritan Health Services. Read inspiring stories and get ideas on how you can be part of building healthier communities together.