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Taking Control of Your Heart
In this engaging and interactive program sponsored by the American Heart Association, Patricia Horvath, executive director of United Healthcare, and Donna Rae Smith, founder and CEO of Bright Side Inc., explore the link between heart disease--the leading cause of death in the US--and stress. Horvath and Smith discuss the physical and behavioral impact of stress on women. They focus in particular on the challenges faced by executive women and how stress impacts leadership. They discuss how women can reduce stress and take control of heart health. Audience members join in the conversation, sharing practical, fun, and healthy habits for reducing and managing stress.