These influencers are working to make a difference in heart-health.
Larry Husten is the editor and writer of CardioBrief, a source for new and important information of interest to cardiologists and other cardiovascular healthcare professionals. In January 2010, Husten became a consulting editor and news director at CardioExchange, an online cardiology community published by the New England Journal of Medicine.
Tara Parker-Pope is a journalist, author and creator of "Well," a daily health blog and weekly column for The New York Times. "Well" features and stories focus primarily on the small everyday decisions made about food, family and fun that ultimately influence long-term health and happiness. The Newswomen's Club of New York recently recognized "Well" as the best blog of 2011.
Deepak Chopra is a medical doctor, public speaker and author of more than sixty books (nineteen New York Times bestsellers). He began his career as an endocrinologist, later transitioning to a focus on alternative medicine. Deepak contributes regularly to theHuffington Post and CNN.com, and is a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle and The Washington Post's "On Faith."
Heart disease is the number one killer of adults in the United States. In fact, one in every three deaths is from heart disease and stroke, equal to 2,200 deaths per day. Taking care of your heart is essential for a long life. You... can treat your ticker right by eating healthy, staying active and managing your stress. More