What Impacts Your Heart?

Sydnee Logan
By Sydnee Logan  | 
What Impacts Your Heart?

Cheryl Himmelfarb: COVID-19; Samuel Byiringiro: Friendship; Nancy Goldstein: Alcohol; Jessie Casida: Love; Hae Ra Han: Family; Bunmi Ogungbe: Happiness; Binu Koirala: Sunshine; Martha Abshire: Stress management; Sarah Slone: Smoking; Jennie Peterson: Genes; Abeer Alharthi: Blood Pressure; Diana Baptiste: Food; Yvonne Commodore Mensah: Exercise

What impacts your heart? So much!

Sunshine and friendship and happiness… COVID-19, exercise, smoking and alcohol. Love and stress, family, food, and blood pressure.

The heart nurses at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing want you to know that.

Each year, the first Friday in February is Wear Red Day. Even from a distance, they are coming together to raise awareness about heart disease.

8 Things That Can Impact Your Heart, from the American Heart Association


Learn about cardiovascular research and scholarship at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

The Center for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care, led by Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb, PhD, RN, ANP, FAAN, FAHA, FPCNA and Hae-Ra Han, PhD, RN, FAAN.

The Cardiometabolic Health Interest Group is led by Diana Baptiste, DNP, RN, CNE, FAAN and Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD, MHS, RN, FAHA, FPCNA, FAAN


Watch Heart Health Healthcare Outlook videos on YouTube


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Sydnee Logan, MA is the Sr. Social Media and Digital Content Specialist for Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. She shares Hopkins Nurses with the world.

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