Kathleen Hall

Bio

Dr. Kathleen Hall, internationally recognized lifestyle expert in stress, work-life balance and mindful living, is the founder and CEO of The Stress Institute (www.stressinstitute.com ), and The Mindful Living Network (www.mindfullivingnetwork.com ). During times of stress and crisis: the West Virginia and Utah coal miner tragedies, Katrina ravaging the Gulf Coast, Air France crash in Canada, London terrorist bombing, the Runaway Bride, the national television and print media consistently seek the authoritative knowledge, information and direction of Dr. Kathleen Hall.

Dr. Hall's advice has been featured by all the major national media including NBC's The Today Show,  Dr. OZ Show, Anderson Cooper 360, Paula Zahn Now, CNN Headline News, CNN International, ABC, CBS, FOX, MSNBC, ESPN.com, Oprah & Friends, Good Morning America Radio, Martha Stewart Radio, Fortune, Money Magazine, USA Today, Wall Street JournalNew York Times, Associated Press, Business Week, Body + Soul, Parents, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Real Simple, Working Woman, Woman’s Day, and Parade. She has been featured in hundreds of articles in most major magazines and newspapers in American.

Dr. Hall is a contributing writer for PINK Magazine. She is also the Global Ambassador for the Unilever/Knorr Soup Campaign – Eat Soup, Live Healthy; World thought leader to Fortune 500 Corporations; Microsoft-MSN spokesperson, Electronic Arts spokesperson (Pogo.com); Darden Restaurant spokesperson, Tempur-Pedic spokesperson, Princess Cruise Line spokesperson. In fact, Martha Stewart Publications coined her as the “Stress Queen.”

Author of 3 books; Uncommon HOPE (Sourcebooks 2010), A Life in Balance: Nourishing the Four Roots of True Happiness (AMACOM, January 2006), 2008 Mom’s Choice Book Award winner, and winner of the prestigious 2007 Nautilus Book Award; and Alter Your Life: Overbooked? Overworked? Overwhelmed? (Oak Haven, April 2005), she offers simple methods for reducing stress, creating balance and living mindfully.

Dr. Hall earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Jacksonville State University, a Masters of Divinity from Emory University and a Doctorate in Spirituality from Columbia Theological Seminary. Her diverse background of study with medical pioneer’s including Dr. Dean Ornish of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute and Dr. Herbert Benson at the Harvard Mind/Body Institute as well as illustrious Nobel Peace Prize recipients including His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Bishop Desmond Tutu and President Jimmy Carter. Dr. Hall has perfected her expertise in these related fields—Where Science Meets the Soul®.

Dr. Hall lives on a horse farm with her family where she maintains a bird sanctuary and rescues animals outside of Atlanta, Georgia, and spends her weekdays working at The Stress Institute in Atlanta.

Specialties:

  • Preventive Medicine

Affiliation:

  • CEO, The Stress Institute CEO, The Mindful Living Network

Location:

  • Atlanta, GA

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Lung cancer survivors are at high risk for recurrence of the disease, and smoking is a major factor in that risk, a new study shows.

    The study included 192 lung cancer survivors in the United States who were followed for an average of more than ei...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans still don't regularly use sunscreen to help prevent exposure to the sun's cancer-causing rays, a new study reveals.

    When used as recommended, sunscreen has been shown to reduce risk for all types of skin cancer and prevent or delay ...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Current and former smokers have more complications from major surgery for some urology-related cancers, according to new research.

    But even though former smokers have a higher risk of complications than non-smokers, the study also found that quitt...Full Article

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    SUNDAY, May 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer American men are receiving prostate cancer screening in the wake of a national panel's conclusion that the test does men more harm than good, a new study finds.

    What's more, primary care doctors appear to have broad...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Paying smokers to quit seems to work better than offering them free counseling and nicotine replacement therapy, new research suggests.

    "Roughly 18 percent of Americans smoke regularly -- a percentage that hasn't changed in more than a decade de...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Americans' levels of triglycerides -- a type of fat in the blood -- have dropped significantly in the past decade, according to a new federal study.

    Factors that may lower triglyceride levels include quitting smoking, weight loss, use of choleste...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Canadian teens are trying electronic cigarettes as often as they are experimenting with tobacco cigarettes, a new study shows.

    Researchers found that about 20 percent of Canadian teens have tried e-cigarettes, the same rate as those who experiment...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, May 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking the cholesterol-lowering medications known as statins for a year before getting a diagnosis of lung cancer was associated with a 12 percent lower risk of dying from that cancer, new research suggests.

    The researchers from Northern Ireland als...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new class of cholesterol drug could sharply cut "bad" LDL cholesterol in people who don't fare well on commonly used cholesterol-lowering medications called statins, a new research review confirms.

    The drugs, known as PCSK9 inhibitors, are not ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine:

    SUNDAY, April 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- American teens' use of electronic cigarettes is growing, especially among those who also smoke tobacco cigarettes, according to a new study.

    Researchers surveyed more than 10,000 teens across the nation from 2012 to 201...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking cigars carries the same risk of death as smoking cigarettes, a new review finds.

    "The results reinforce the fact that cigar smoking carries many of the same health risks as cigarette smoking. Cigar smoking is linked to fatal oral, esophag...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration should ban flavorings and television ads for e-cigarettes, a prominent physicians' organization says.

    There is scant evidence that e-cigarettes help people quit smoking, as claimed by manufacturers. And th...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer survivors are about 50 percent more likely to quit smoking two years after their diagnosis than smokers without cancer, a new study found.

    While the finding buttresses the theory that a cancer diagnosis can be a "teachable moment" to promo...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Combat experience is one of the factors that increases the risk that U.S. soldiers will start smoking, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed data from a long-term study to assess the long-term health effects of service in the U.S. military...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine:

    THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarettes are booming among U.S. teens, with nearly 2.5 million middle and high school students now choosing to "vape" rather than smoke traditional cigarettes or indulge in other forms of tobacco, federal health officials reported Thursday.

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