Zebrafish – Who Knew!

Angie Szumlinski News

Researchers from Michigan State University identified that the “love hormone,” oxytocin does more than generate pleasurable feelings, it may also help heal damage following a cardiac event! Amazing, not only is it a love hormone but it can also mend a broken heart! The study was performed using Zebrafish as they have an extraordinary capacity for regenerating organs, including brain, …

Senior woman lifting weights

Hooray!

Angie Szumlinski News

Everyone knows the benefits of exercise, we read about it, listen to podcasts about it, hear the experts talk about it, but do we do it? Most of us do not, in fact only 54% of Americans get their 150 minutes of aerobic activity each week and even fewer, 24% squeeze in the two recommended strength workouts. Why? Because if …

Broken Heart

Angie Szumlinski News

I remember my grandma telling me that her brother “died of a broken heart,” shortly after losing his beloved wife of 40 years. As a child, I truly believed that my uncle’s heart broke into pieces inside his chest. It made me sad but as I got older, I realized that the heart is a muscle and doesn’t “break.” So, …

Do You Have A Big Heart?

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We have all heard the saying “she has such a big heart” (not to be confused with “bless your heart”)! In our well-meaning comment, we are usually referring to someone we know who goes above and beyond, practices random acts of kindness, and brings joy to everyone they meet. However, could having a big heart mean problems down the road? …