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Victoria Smiley

Victoria is a Marketing Associate, Diagnostics for Boston Heart Diagnostics. She previously held similar roles at Ocular Therapeutix and Concert Pharmaceuticals. She has her Masters in Integrated Marketing Communication from Emerson College and dual Bachelors in Public Relations and English Studies from UNC Charlotte. Victoria is originally from Charlotte, North Carolina. She is a huge Carolina Panthers football fan, loves to travel and enjoys exploring the city with her puppy.

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Having a Heart to Heart with Your Parents

Posted by Victoria Smiley on Mar 24, 2016 11:35:00 AM

Growing up in North Carolina, I can tell you that nothing is better than mom’s fried chicken and buttermilk biscuits with a cold, refreshing glass of sweet tea. Now that I’m a little older, I realize these foods are not the best for my heart health. I also understand that my parents are growing older too and continue to make these high fat and sugary foods a regular part of their diet. Speaking with them about their choices and daily habits can be intimidating, but I want them to understand that the choices they make every day have a lasting effect on their heart and overall health. So what is important for me to tell them and what is the best way to get the point across?

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Topics: CVD Testing, Men's Health, Empowerment, Women's Health