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Sunday, June 16 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Acute emotional stress and heart attack: biblical and medical insights interwoven

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Dramatic Torah scenes will be explored that provide insight into the link between acute emotional stress and heart attack. These include Sarah’s death after the near sacrifice of Isaac and the fainting then revival of Jacob when he learned that Joseph was alive. Geoff will weave Biblical commentary with current knowledge of the link between acute stress and heart attack, as well as findings from his own medical research, and suggest a guide to prevention.

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Geoffrey Tofler

Geoff is a Professor of Cardiology at Royal North Shore Hospital and the University of Sydney. He is fascinated by the insights that the Torah can provide into the association between stress and the heart and how it may link with his ongoing research interest into the relationship... Read More →

Sunday June 16, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am PDT
Room 7

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