By Diane Daniel, American Heart Association News After surviving a stroke in 2014, Patrick Wright now goes to the gym regularly and follows a healthy diet. (Photo courtesy of Michelle Ates) Patrick Wright was back home after ringing in the new year with family and friends at his grandmother’s house. Around 2:30 a.m., he woke
As seen in Austin Fit Magazine: The Austin Heart & Stroke Walk is back this year to celebrate heart and stroke survivors, raise lifesaving funds and promote a culture of physical health and mental well-being. The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association’s premiere event for raising funds to save lives from this country’s No.
Dr. Alina Sholar, a board-certified plastic surgeon, has her own practice, Serenity Medical Center, with locations in Austin and San Antonio. In 2018, she also started her plastic surgery practice, Skin, Science, Soul, with a mission to empower women to feel their best. As an artist and scientist, her medical illustrations and academic publications have
When it comes to simple ways to be healthy, walking still reigns supreme. Why? Walking is an easy way to start and maintain a physically active lifestyle. It doesn’t require special abilities, “appropriate attire,” or expensive equipment and it can be done almost anywhere. Walking is in fact the most common form of physical activity