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"Optimism Has A Surprising Benefit: Better Heart Health, Study Finds" - Erin Schumaker

  • ABC News
  • New York, NY
  • (September 30, 2019)

Looking on the bright side is more than a tool for taking life’s ups and downs in stride. An optimistic outlook is also good for your health, according to researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. “Thought patterns and mindsets are the most intimate parts of our experience,” said lead author Alan Rozanski, MD, professor of medicine and cardiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He added, “We have known for a few decades now that there's a relationship between psychological factors and heart disease.”

— Alan Rozanski, MD, Professor, Medicine, Cardiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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